Category Archives: Highlights

Best of Friends is turning 10!

Along with the Millennium library, the Best of Friends Gift Shop will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. You are invited to drop by on Friday, November 6th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday, November 7th from noon to 4:00 pm. Enter our anniversary draws, check out the jewellery and gift ideas, and share […]

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2015 book sale a great success!

Our 11th annual Fall Book Sale was the most successful to date: Over $13,500. raised! Book sale queen, Billie Stewart, praises the wonderful volunteers who made it happen and thanks the hundreds of people who came through the doors of the Grant Park High School Gym last weekend. Monies raised go to support public library […]

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Fall Book Sale


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Book Club – the fall edition

The Friends of the Library Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month on the second floor of the Millennium Library. New members are welcome at any time – just come to the second floor and ask staff to direct you to the meeting room. NEXT MEETING: SEPTEMBER 15 10:15 a.m. The book […]

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Our fabulous Fall Book Sale is on the horizon….

Fall Book Sale chair, Billie Stewart, reports that donations for our Fall Book Sale have been first rate this year – especially fiction, mystery and cookbooks of every kind! If you have gently loved books (or CDs, DVDs) you want to pass on to support our work please drop them off in a bag or […]

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Spring sunshine flooded the room at the Gates on Roblin on Sunday morning, May 3rd, for the Tenth Anniversary Books & Brunch, a Friends’ signature fundraiser. Guests were greeted by a gorgeous Gates’ Brunch, a great Rainbow Auction and some very entertaining speakers. The highlight of Books & Brunch is always “Books I Have Known and […]

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April 14, 2015

One of the hardest working members of our board has stepped down.  Susan Fraser has been actively involved for the past 15 years and for most of this time she was the president and oversaw the birth of our two signature fundraisers:  the Fall Book Sale and Books & Brunch.  She was also the dynamo […]

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Sunday, May 3rd: 10th Annual Books & Brunch

Friends’ President, Billie Stewart, says: “It’s time to make sure the 2015 Books & Brunch is in your calendars (May 3).  We are so pleased to have Al Rae and Charlene Diehl joining us for Books I Have Known and Loved.  What an interesting and talented pair!  We’ve had our eye on Charlene for B&B […]

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2014 Book Sale – Another huge success!

Our 10th  anniversary Fall Book Sale held on October 25th and 26th broke the record by netting the Friends well over $12,000!   Kudos to great volunteers who worked together to make this absolutely the best sale ever!  In the words of Book Sale chair, Billie Stewart: “Whatever we’re doing, we should keep doing it”.  What we do is […]

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