Friends of the Library

Hodge Museum       

The Friends of the Roxbury Library 

The Friends of the Roxbury Library was founded in 1989 to support and promote library services and activities.  The Friends raise money to supplement the library budget through a yearly membership campaign and special events, such as the book sale that takes place each June.  While the Library Board of Trustes maintains the library building and staffing, the Friends provide the library with books, dvds, audio books, e-books, museum passes, hospitality for the art show receptions, and funding for children's and adult programs.  Our "Friends" help to make our library a very special place.   The Friends publish the "Bookmark" newsletter, which is mailed to all Roxbury residents.  To join the Friends mail a donation to:  Friends of the Roxbury Library; P.O. Box 74; Roxbury, CT  06783  

                                                                                            

    IMG_0054.JPGdieboldroomThe Diebold Reading Room of the Minor Memorial Library

 

Friends of the Library–Board Members:

Arlene Kershnar, President

Bonnie Bradley, Treasurer

Nina Shimer, Secretary

Diana DeVries

Joanne Goldfarb

Cindee Hopkins

Karin Irwin

Judy Martinez

Muffy Munson

Karin Roeske

Adele Tarlton

Contact us at:   roxbury@biblio.org

                                                                                                      

The Friends of the Library annual book sale is scheduled for Friday, June 20, 2014, Saturday, June 21, 2014, and Sunday, June 22, 2014.  Join us for our Preview Party on Friday, June 20th from 5:30 to 8:00.   Refreshments will be served and books will be on sale. The sale continues on Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd.  For additional infomation please call the library at 860-350-2181.  Don't miss this opportunity to meet your friends and help support your library.

The Friends are now accepting donations at the Hodge Memorial Library; 4 North Street; Roxbury on the following Saturdays:                      

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9 – noon

Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9 – noon

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9 – noon

 

 

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The Friends of the Library gathers and sorts donated books at our Hodge Library and Museum.  Please call the library at 860-350-2181 to make arrangements to donate your books to our annual book sale. 

Our beautiful Hodge Library & Museum received a needed facelift with the addition of a new slate roof.  Thanks to the generosity of the Town and a very hard working crew, the work was completed in August. 

Pictures by Tim Beard.

                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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