Thursday, August 02, 2012

Schiavo Library: August 2012 Newsletter

Summer Programs:  

Strathmere’s First Environmental Week was a big success! The Turtle Program and Release attracted about 140 and filled the parking lot! Big thanks go to Dick Omrod for organizing the events.

August Highlights:

August 2 - 1:00pm: Book signing by Children’s Author – Audrey Vernick

August 9 - 4:00pm: Book signing by Author – Julia Spencer

August 9 - 7:00pm: Family Scavenger Hunt

August 16 - 7:00pm: Local Authors Night

Family Scavenger Hunt:

Jessica Weaver is organizing our first family scavenger hunt. Come join the fun and find out how well you REALLY KNOW Strathmere. Date: August 9 at 7:00pm. Prizes awarded!

Second Annual Local Authors Night:                         

                Twelve local authors are scheduled to attend that evening. They’ll discuss their books which include novels, memoirs, historical nonfiction, biography, children and young adult. See you there on August 16 at 7:00pm. Light refreshments served.


Our Phillies tickets raffle was won by Tom Leonard. The Craft Basket raffle drawing will be held on August 17th.

September Used Book Sale:

 Our next book sale will start on September 7th – the Friday after Labor Day Weekend. Let’s make this a great fundraiser – come out and buy bags full of great books!

Carnival Glass Display:

                Our front display case now features “Carnival Glass.” Carnival glass was manufactured between 1900 and 1930. It was an inexpensive alternative to the Tiffany-style art glass that was popular at that time.

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