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April is Food for Fines Month at the Library!
All this month, bring in your overdue books along with some non-perishable food items, and your overdue fines will be waived. This does not apply to items that are in billing status or have not been returned. As an added bonus, if you have lost your library card we will gladly give you a new one without charging the usual replacement fee. All food collected is donated to a local food pantry for distribution to the needy. Collection containers will be in the library lobby. Help others while you help yourself!
Friends’ April Lobby Sale
All poetry books and other books on writing and literature will be $1 each for the month of April (National Poetry Month). The special pricing also includes books in the Book Cellar as well as those featured in the library lobby.
Mother’s Day Gift Basket
Tickets are on sale now for the Mother’s Day Gift Basket sponsored by the Friends. $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing to be held on Wednesday, May 7th. Pick up your tickets at the Service Desk.
Board of Trustees Election
Any Town of Esopus resident interested in running for a seat on the Town of Esopus Library Board of Trustees is welcome to come to the library to pick up a petition to be on the June 3, 2014 ballot. Petitions will available April 4th, and signed petitions must be returned to the library no later than 4pm on May 3, 2014. There will be three seats open that need to be filled on the Board. If you have any questions, please call the library at 338-5580.
Borrow an E-Reader!
The library has two e-readers available, loaded with titles ranging from new bestsellers to classics. Why wait for the new John Grisham or Amy Tan when you can read it immediately on the e-reader? Click here for information and find out what titles are available.
Scheduled Board Meetings*
Board of Trustee Meetings (4th Wednesday) 6:30PM
Roxanne Pecora, President
Research and Development Committee (2nd Wednesday) 6:00pm
Mary Redmond, Chair
Finance Committee: next meeting Wednesday, April 16th at 5:30pm
Kathy Milhaven, Treasurer
Governance & Personnel Committee (2nd Tuesday) 4:00pm
Chris Griggs, Chair
Buildings & Grounds Committee – Tuesday, April 8th at 6:30pm
Nancy Nielson, Chair
*All meetings are at the Library unless otherwise noted
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