It’s Been A Busy Year!
Here are the purchases made in 2022 (through August) to support the Library.
Museum Passes – $2,185.00
4 Bean Bags – $188. 31
Large Connect Four Game – $191.24
Summer Reading – prizes, decorations (cardboard stand-ups, hanging decor, insect/ bird/turtle posters) all binoculars for children’s area, nature journaling bags and contents – $563.92 ** a few prizes were not used **
Games purchased for Game Nights and circulation – $273. 79
Butterfly Kits – $78.60
Kosmic Kelly – $200
Davis Bates – $275
Animal Survivor Man – $510
Nissitissit String Quartet – $250
Snow cone machine and supplies – I believe it was around ~~~$80, used a few prizes from SR
TOTAL – $4795.86
The next meeting is October 6th, 6:00 pm at the library.
All are welcome! We are always looking for new members!
Be sure to stop in the library to use our passes for discounted or free admission to some of the area’s best museums, parks, and activities!
We All Need Friends!
Please Join Us! We are a non-profit group of volunteers who support and fund the needs of the library’s educational programming.
- Children’s story hour
- Children’s summer reading program
- Museum passes and discounts for Ashby residents
- Cultural events such as guest musicians, concerts, storytellers and artists
You do not have to pay to be a friend. Donation of time is also valuable. If you want to give a $ donation membership options include:
- Friend $10
- Family $25
- Supporter $50
- Partner $100
- Business $250
- Other $___
If you are interested in becoming a Friend, please email us at FriendsofAshbyLibrary@gmail.com
If you would like to provide a donation online click this link- https://paypal.me/ashbylibraryfriends?locale.x=en_US
NEW: Conveniently send donations via Venmo! Search Friends of Ashby Library@friends of ashby library or simply scan the QR code below with your cell phone camera.
Also, If you shop via Amazon then shop through Amazon Smile. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to our cause. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/84-4816134
The Friends of the Ashby Free Public Library sponsor a number of passes for local attractions.
Some passes should be returned to the library the next day the library is open. If interested in a specific pass contact the library.
The Friends of the Ashby Free Public Library are an invaluable volunteer group that contributes to the life of the library in the community, and are always looking for new members to help with their mission. Please contact the Library to offer volunteer time and skills.
- Kim Clark, President
- Amanda McAvene, Vice President
- Rebecca Burnham, Secretary
- Amanda Michaud, Treasurer
- Michelle Thomas,Volunteer Coordinator