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Friends of the Bristol Public Library to Hold Public Meeting

January 04, 2011

Help the Bristol Public Library pursue its mission of ‘Expanding Minds and Building Community’. The Friends of the Bristol Public Library are holding a public meeting, Tuesday, January 11th at 1:00pm in the Blue Stocking Room located at the Bristol Public Library. During this time, they will elect new officers and board members for the upcoming year.

The main library in downtown Bristol was built in 2006, but in some ways its promise is still to be realized. It still needs a vibrant, active, supportive Friends of the Library to:

-Provide volunteers for library programs- The Literacy Academy, The Gift Shop, story time and enrichment activities for children and youth, and special events such as the Discovery Series.

-Get involved in the library committees to provide community input- One Community, One Book, Children’s Programming, Teen Programming, Literacy Academy, and Gallery and Exhibits.

-Provide citizen advocates to speak on behalf of the library to: City Councils, State Officials, U.S. Government Officials, Media, and Civic Clubs.

If you’re interested in joining the Friends of the Library, stop by the library to pick up a form from the Reference or Circulation Desk, or join the Friends in their meeting on Tuesday, January 11th at 1:00pm. Annual dues are $5.

For questions about The Friends of the Bristol Public Library or other library programs, call (276)645-8780 or visit us online at www.bristol-library.org.