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Volunteers Needed – October 7 & 8

on Aug 26, 2017 in Events, Volunteering |

Our community’s generous contributions continue to help us help the Brunswick Branch Library’s missions. As you may or may not know, the annual used book sale at Brunswick Railroad Days is our biggest event of the year, not to mention our primary fundraiser. Believe it or not, October 7 is only a little more than a month away. We need your help to make it successful. We would appreciate a donation of a couple of hours of your time on October 7 and/or October 8 during Railroad Days. We need help with book sales, organizing the books, and especially with setup (on Saturday) and breakdown (on Sunday). No previous experience necessary! Not sure if volunteering is for you? Bring a friend! “Many hands make light work” as the saying goes. Got teenagers? Got teenagers who need volunteer hours? This is a perfect opportunity, and we always need young, strong backs during...

Library block party, July 22 10-1

on Jul 18, 2017 in Events, Library News |

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend, or maybe just stay cool in this heat? The Brunswick Public Library is having a block party! Saturday, July 22, from 10-1 at the library. The BHS Marching Band will be performing at 10am, and local favorite Hard Swimmin’ Fish will be there from 11-1. Some of the fun to be had includes: Face painting, a moonbounce, pony rides, crafts, a petting zoo, and Wags for Hope if you want to read to some dogs. Not to mention Rita’s Ice! We hope to see you there!

Not Quite Burns Night – January 25, 2017

on Jan 4, 2017 in Library News |

Come celebrate Robert Burns‘ birthday with us at our Not Quite Burns Night fundraiser at Smoketown Brewing Station! We will be having a silent auction and part of the beer sales this evening will go to the Friends of the Library. Smoketown will be introducing their new Scottish Ale: Simpson’s Balley Swagger. Additionally, we’re planning some Burns’ trivia, reading of Burns poetry, and a bagpiper. There’s sure to be a few kilts as well. Space at the brewery is limited, so come early! When: January 25, 2017 — Festivities kick off at 6:30PM Where: Smoketown Brewing Station 223 W Potomac St Brunswick, MD 21716 (RSVP at our Facebook Event)    ...

Volunteers needed Oct. 1 & 2!

on Aug 14, 2016 in Library News |

As you may or may not know, the annual used book sale at Brunswick Railroad Days is our biggest event of the year, not to mention our primary fundraiser. Believe it or not, October 1 is only a month-and-a-half away. We need your help to make it successful. We would appreciate a donation of a couple of hours of your time on October 1 and/or October 2 during Railroad Days. We need help with book sales, organizing the books, and especially with setup (on Saturday) and breakdown (on Sunday). Not sure if volunteering is for you? Bring a friend! “Many hands make light work” as the saying goes. Got teenagers? Got teenagers who need volunteer hours? This is a perfect opportunity, and we always need young, strong backs during setup and breakdown. Have a truck that we can use to transport the books the two blocks from our storage to our location for the sale? Please let us know!...