When is the last time you tried to join an organization that provided a logo, a website, data base management, a base of operation – and coffee! That’s what those interested in supporting the Friends of Northeast Library find as a start-up plan provided by the Hennepin County Library Foundation. It’s sort of like the slap on the rear for a newborn.
In a drenching rain stalwart and possibly water-proof – Northeast supporters recently met to learn about library renovation plans and the re-established Friends of the Library. The next meeting of the Friends of NE Library is scheduled for Thursday, October 21, 6:30 p.m. at the East Side Food Co-op, 2511 Central Avenue NE. As neighbors and community leaders look ahead to the Northeast Library’s re-opening in Spring 2011, the Friends will play a major role as advocates, volunteers, and general supporters of the library’s mission.
To sign up as a charter member of the Friends of Northeast click on www.supporthclib.org/northeast or contact the HCL Capital Projects Office at 952 847-8109. Membership ($25) provides a complimentary abest seller express coupon, subscription to the Foundation’s quarterly newsletter, discounts and, best of all, a chance to support one of Northeast’s treasures. Sign up online at www.supporthclib.org/northeast or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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