By shopping at HumanKind this Wednesday, Dec 7, from 5:30 to 7:30, 20% of your purchase amount will be donated by HumanKind to the In-School Reading Program sponsored by the Friends and the AAUW. If you have not shopped at … Continue reading →
The 2016 Annual Meeting and Luncheon was a great success with approximately 75 attendees who heard guest speaker, Franz Wisner, local author, talk about his books and the impact libraries have provided in his writing career. A video of Franz … Continue reading →
Franz Wisner, local author from Los Osos, will be the featured speaker at the SLO Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon on May 5, 2016, at the Madonna Inn. The dealine for reservations is April 21, 2016. Reservations can be … Continue reading →
HumanKind donates over $600, 20% of sales, from April 23, 2016 On Saturday, April 23rd, HumanKind donated 20% of that day’s sales to SLO Friends of the Library’s In-School Reading Program. Below is the leadin story to that day: Have you visited … Continue reading →
The 2016 schedule of meetings and books has been released. Please view this schedule at http://www.slofol.org/slo-library-book-group/. Note that the meeting day and location has changed. Meetings will now be held in the Community Room of the SLO Library building on the second Thursday … Continue reading →
May 10, 2015
by lannyca Comments Off on Annual Meeting a Great Success
2015 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Our Annual Meeting and Luncheon featuring Sue McGinty, a local author, as our guest speaker, was held on May 7, 2015 at the Madonna Inn. It was a great success with over 80 members and guests attending. Our thanks to all who attended, to Sue for a wonderful talk and to Sally Hillis, Luncheon Chairperson, who, with the support of her committee and board members, planned and created the Luncheon.
Below are a few images taken during the luncheon as well as a video showing most of Sue McGinty’s talk.
The main ballroom of the Madonna Inn with a packed house of attendees.
Treasurer, Leslie Goetz, and board member, Norie Placak, greeted our guests as they checked in.
Board Members, Rosemary Baxter and Margaret Haneberg, chatted with retired board member, Diane Diamond.
Board President, Ken Barclay, welcomed the attendees from the podium
Board member, Linda Thompson, provided a status report on the In-School Reading program at Hawthorne and C.L. Smith schools.
And Sue McGinty informed and entertained the audience:
The 36th Annual Book Sale opens tonight at the Veterans Memorial Building on Grand Avenue. Doors open at 6 PM. Bring your membership card with you as they are required to gain entrance tonight. Renew or pay your dues at … Continue reading →
February 22, 2015 by lannyca | Comments Off on Classical Performing Artist Presentation – Black History Month
On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Dr. Brian Asher Alhadeff, Artistic Director of OperaSLO, made a two hour multi-media presentation in the SLO Library community room. In his presentation, he highlighted 5 contemporary black performing artists who have excelled in their field. Part of his presentation was a live performance.
SLO Friends of the Library Awarded Grant for Performing Arts The San Luis Obispo Friends of the Library has been awarded a grant of almost $18,000 by the Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust. The staff of the SLO Library will … Continue reading →
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