Friends of the Library

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William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

  • Number of members: 5 on board, 153 total
  • Frequency of meetings: Quarterly
  • Average number attending meetings: 8-12
  • Frequency of book sales: 1 Annual – Fall (September 30-October 5, 2014)
  • Where books are stored: closet basement at AFL and off-site storage
  • Where sales are held: Methodist Church in Hummelstown
  • Other regular & special Friends activities: Book Clubs (1 day, 1 evening)
  • The Friends collects books at the library on an ongoing basis. However, donations the Sunday before the book sale should be brought directly to the church where the book sale is held.

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Events

Novel Thought Book Club Selections (6:30 p.m.)

December 1, 2015 – Lean in : Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
January 5, 2016 – Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard (One Book, One Community)
February 2, 2016 – The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
March 1, 2016 – The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
April 5, 2016 – Girl on a Train by Paula Hawkins
May 3, 2016 – The Martian by Andy Weir 
June 7, 2016 – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

 

Novel Thought Too Book Club Selections (1:00 p.m.)

December 15, 2015 – Thunderstruck by Elizabeth McCracken
January 19, 2016 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
February 16, 2016 – Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
March 15, 2016 – The Road by Cormac McCarthy
April 19, 2016 – Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo
May 17, 2016 – Justinev by Lawrence Durrell
June 21, 2016 – Washington Square by Henry James
July 19, 2016 – Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
August 16, 2016 – East of Eden by John Steinbeck
September 15, 2016 – Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
October 18, 2016 – We Band of Brothers by John R. Satterfield
November 15, 2016 – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
December 20, 2016 – Christmas Chronicles by Tim Slover

 

Other Events

January 12, 2016 - Friends Annual Meeting
April 12, 2016 - Friends Meeting
July 12, 2016 – Friends Meeting
October 1, 2016 – Load Books
October 2, 2016 – Unload books at church
October 4-8, 2016 – Book Sale
October 11, 2016 – Friends Meeting

 

>> Click here to see a list of upcoming Friends Events

 

Contact

Sue Wert – Hummelstown
wert.mail@verizon.net 
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