Monday, January 13, 2014

February GALA and other events

The Friends of the Holyoke Public Library invites the public to come to a GALA
celebrating both our 30th anniversary and the newly expanded library.

Saturday, February 8, 6:00-10:00 pm 
Holyoke Public Library, 250 Chestnut Street, Holyoke, MA

Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar in the Community Room.
 Music in the library by Richie Mitnick.
Tickets ($30 per person; $50 per couple) available at the Library.

This special event comes on the opening weekend of the Holyoke Winter Carnival (Feb 7-16, 2014). We are also sponsoring several other Library events during the Carnival:

Saturday, February 8, 11:00 am  
Mary Jo Maichack will present a children's program of stories and songs.

Wednesday, February 12, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Folksinger/storyteller Tim Van Egmond performs in the Community Room 
Refreshments will be served.
At 5:30 pm the Friends board will meet in that room. All welcome!

Thursday, February 13, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Local poet Dan Shanahan will read his poetry, 
including a poem about the library reading room in the 1950's!   
Refreshments will be served.

For more details, see the Library's online calendar of events.

VOLUNTEERS to help with any of the above events would be welcome.Please contact Friends President Tim Damon  or call the Friends office at 413-420-8110.   

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