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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)    ...

Open meeting, June 11, 2016

on May 11, 2016 in Events |

Members of the Friends of the Library are invited to attend the annual members’ meeting on June 11, 2015 at 9:00AM at the Brunswick Library. In addition to an opportunity to meet the Board of the Friends and learn about what we’ve done over the last year, this is also where we vote for some of our board members (to two-year terms). If you are a member (or would like to become a member) and attend the meeting, please let us know so that we can have enough refreshments. Email: folbrunswick@gmail.com Phone: (240) 285-9583.

Railroad Days Volunteers Needed: Oct 3 & 4

on Aug 20, 2015 in Fundraising, Volunteering |

The Railroad Days book sale is the Friends’ biggest fundraising event of the year, and we need your help with set-up and sales. There are 3 ways for you to sign up: Go to: SignUpGenius.com (best method) and choose the times that work best for you Email us at FOLBrunswick@gmail.com Call us at 240-285-9583 and leave a message Bring a friend! The more the merrier, many hands make light work, and other aphorisms. As in past years, the book sale will be in the parking lot of the American Legion Post building right next to the railroad tracks in downtown Brunswick, Maryland. In addition… we are still in need donations of books to sell.  If you have books you can donate, please drop them off at the Brunswick Library.  Any questions please email us at FOLBrunswick@gmail.com or call at...