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Invitation to Special Preview of The Annual Citywide Fall Book Sale

The Honor of Your Presence is Requested by
The Federation of Friends of the DC Public Library
and Books Plus Bookstore at MLK

For A Special Preview of The Annual Citywide Fall Book Sale

Thursday, September 8, 2011
6:00-8:00 pm

The Great Hall, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street, NW

with music, complimentary libations and hors d’oeuvres

Remarks by special guest Council Member Tommy Wells
New Chair of the DC Council Committee on Libraries

This Preview Event is open only to Friends of the DC Public Library – and their friends.
(Friends may join or renew at the door.)

RSVP appreciated by Tuesday, September 6
To Robin Diener
rdiener@savedclibraries.org

Last Chance to Donate Books

for Friends of the Library FALL BOOK SALE to Benefit Reading Programs

New or like new books in ALL categories.
Please, no textbooks, magazines, or obsolete nonfiction.

HOW TO DROP OFF BOOKS — now through September 5

If donating JUST A BOX OR TWO, or if delivering on the WEEKEND, drop off any time the MLK Library is open:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street
Great Hall
Donation Center (next to the Bookstore across from the Circulation desk).

If donation consists of MORE THAN TWO BOXES, please deliver to the loading dock behind the MLK Library between 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Wednesday through Friday. Please leave a message for Bookstore Manager Rob Schneider (202) 727-6834 after the boxes are unloaded. Stack boxes neatly against the back of the loading dock:

G Place, NW
(Enter from 10th Street, NW
between H and G Streets, NW)

Assistance with unloading is available Wed-Friday from 11am – 3pm only.
Call Bookstore Manager Rob Schneider (202) 727-6834 in advance to arrange.

Please mark all bags and boxes
“FRIENDS”

For further information contact Robin Diener
rdiener@savedclibraries.org

Friends Called to Testify on Current State of Libraries

The District of Columbia Council will have two important hearings about the current state and future direction of the Public Library in March and April. Friends are encouraged to testify about these issues at both of the following meetings:

Monday, March 16 @ 10:00a.m. Library Performance Oversight Hearing
( Wilson Building – Council Chamber)

Friday, April 24 @ 10:00a.m. Library FY2010 Budget Hearing
( Wilson Building – Room 412)

As soon as the FY2010 Budget is available, the Federation of Friends will review the budget for the Public Library and share the MAyor’s Budget with the community.

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