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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...

Happy New Year!

on Jan 11, 2015 in Library News |

Happy New Year! 2014 was a successful year for the Friends of the Brunswick Library. Between the reading programs, the visits from characters from kids’ books, and the recent installation of The Boat in the children’s section of the Library, this has been a busy and rewarding year. And we couldn’t have done it without our donors and especially our members. Thank YOU for your continued support. It’s a new year, which means it’s time to renew your membership. Please visit our Membership page where you can find our membership form that you can download as well as our different membership levels. Thank you for your support in 2015.

Author James Castle to speak at the Library, November 15

on Oct 15, 2014 in Library News | 0 comments

Local author James R. Castle will be discussing chapter one of his new book  History In Our Attics: Photos and Documents of Brunswick, Maryland. Books will be available for sale and for every book purchased at the event, James will donate $5.00 to the Friends of the Brunswick Library “Float the Boat“ campaign. Already have a book? No Problem. Bring your copy of the book to follow along with the discussion and James will still make a donation to the Friends of the Brunswick Library. Saturday, November 15, 2014 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Light refreshments will be served and James will donate a copy of his book to the Brunswick Branch as well as to the Maryland Room. For more information, contact Jim...