MHLS Friends Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 18th from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the new Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District.
At this workshop attendees will be treated to a Backstage Tour of the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District’s brand new book store!
The new 4,000 square feet bookstore replaces the Giant Annual Booksale the Friends have conducted for almost two decades. With close to 25,000 volumes for sale the book store is open 3 days a week and is completely staffed by volunteers. All sorting and storing of donations takes place in the adjacent but separate 4,000 sq. ft. warehouse area.
The event will also include:
• News from the Friends of Libraries Section of the New York Library Association
• State Funding Update and
• Unveiling and discussion of the 2015 MHLS Friends Group Survey Results
A light dinner will be provided. Registration is required: http://calendar.midhudson.org