Friday, November 9, 2012
Thanks to all of you, we've won an award!
November 3rd, Point Roberts Branch Manager, Kris Lamedico, Library Support Committee Chair, Barb Wayland and I attended the All Friends Library Gathering in Ferndale. This is an annual event including all the Friends Groups of the Whatcom County Library System. Included in the day is the ever popular potluck lunch, a key-note speaker - this year the topic was library advocacy, a report from each Friends group (my personal favorite part), and awards. This year the Point Roberts Friends of the Library won the annual award!! We were chosen because of all the work and money that this community has put forth to build a new library! The powers that be deemed our group to be inspirational! As president of the group, I must say thank you to those presenting the award to us, but mostly I must say thanks to all in the community; individuals, groups, businesses who have been so supportive in the Friends efforts to raise the half million dollars that this library needs to achieve a new space for our library of today and of the future. A big thanks to all of you.