A Friendly Welcome...
Thank you for visiting the The Friends of the Harrisburg Library (FOHL), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the local library in Harrisburg, North Carolina. Members of the FOHL work with the library staff; provide volunteer services; increase community awareness of library’s resources, services, programs and needs; provide financial assistance; and initiate and sponsor programs and events.
The FOHL Board of Directors meets January - June and August - November on the third Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the library. No meetings are held July and December. All are welcome to attend.
New and noteworthy.....
50-50 RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE
The FOHL is holding a 50-50 raffle drawing on Tuesday, April 15. Tickets are $2 each and may be purchased at the library circulation desk or from any FOHL board member. The winner gets 50 percent of the proceeds and the rest benefits FOHL’s library initiatives.
"I think the health of our civilization, the
depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture, and our concern
for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.”
- Carl Sagan
- Carl Sagan
Amish and Christian Fiction Author Amy Clipston will speak at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Harrisburg Library (FOHL) on Tuesday, March 18 from 6-7 p.m. in the main area of the library.
Amy Clipston, who lives in Indian Trail, is the author of the bestselling Kauffman Amish Bakery series. An advocate for organ and blood donation, Amy donated a kidney in 2011 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Through her donation, her husband received a second kidney transplant. Amy and her husband matched another couple and swapped kidneys with them. Amy's memoir, A Gift of Love, was released this month.
At the meeting, the election of FOHL officers
for 2014-2015 will also take place. The meeting is open to the public. However,
only current FOHL members are eligible to vote, so join us today and also add a leaf to our Membership Tree at the library!