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Wine, Song and Friends

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Did you know that this year marks the 50th birthday of the Hood County Library? To celebrate, the Friends of the Library will be presenting a $10,000 check to the Hood County Library Foundation to aid in future expansion projects! Join us for the check presentation at the Wine, Song, and Friends fundraising event this Thursday, November 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Barking Rocks Winery! Janice Horak will croon some old standards and some surprises. Local poet and author John Pelham will read some odes to small town Texas. You are invited for an...

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Wine, Song & Friends at Barking Rocks Winery * November 19, 2015

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in FOL Activities, Newsletters | 0 comments

Support the Friends’ objectives while enjoying a relaxed evening of entertainment, fine food and tasty wines. Donate $40 using credit card or Pay Pal by clicking “DONATE” on the right hand side of this screen. During the transaction, look for a window allowing you to instruct us to apply your donation to Wine, Song & Friends! SAVE THE DATE Nov. 19, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm at Barking Rocks Winery “WINE, SONG & FRIENDS” Janice Horak will croon some old standards and some surprises. Local poet and author John Pelham will...

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Fall Book Sale Right Around The Corner!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Book Sales, FOL Activities | 0 comments

Fall Book Sale Right Around The Corner!

  The Friends of the Library’s Fall Book Sale is October 23, 24 and 25, 2015.  As a Friend you are welcome to shop the pre-sale on Friday, October 23.  The sale isn’t open to the general public until Saturday, October 24.  Become a member and shop early for the best deals in town!  All books are $1.00 or less.  Please call if you would like to volunteer. Click here to view flyer. Book store will be closed during the sale.  It will reopen on Monday, October 26 at 10:00 AM. Friday, October 23rd – Members only 10:00 AM...

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Community Early Literacy

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in FOL Activities | 0 comments

FOL Sponsors the “Reading With Baby” Project Early literacy and early reading in the Granbury community are encouraged with English and Spanish language board-book gift packets supplied by FOL.  These are provided to the family of babies born at Lake Granbury Medical Center.  This gift includes a book, a “baby’s first library card,” brochures for parents on how to share books and share reading and the importance of early stimulation. FOL also inserts local information about our public Library and the FOL used...

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July 2015 Half Price Book Sale a Success!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Book Sales, FOL Activities | 0 comments

The July Half Price Book Sale at the BOOKSTORE was highly successful! During the thirteen sale days, we sold over $3,300 worth of half price books…and in only four hours each day! Hundreds of books left the store and hundreds of donated books were cleaned and processed, which kept the workers busy restocking the shelves. The sale was profitable financially and also in marketing the Bookstore and Library. During the sales, the clerks assisted patrons, worked the checkout desk, and promoted future sales by reminding the patrons that more...

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Friends of the Library – Spring Book Sale!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Friends of the Library – Spring Book Sale is just a little over a week away!  Remember to come by and browse through our large selection of books.

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Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our Spring Book Sale is just around the corner.  Mark your calendar for April 17, 18 and 19, 2015.  We will have thousands of books to choose from and at great prices!  Watch our website for more detailed information.

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Author Event!

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Romance is in the air! On Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 12:30 PM, local romance authors, Tammy Jo Burns and Dianne Reed Burns will discuss their books and influences that led them to become writers. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Tammy and Dianne, hear a sneak peek from their current works in progress, and obtain autographs. Join these dynamic and inspiring authors at the Book Store by Friends of the Library, located at 222 N. Travis Street, Granbury, Texas. The Book Store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM....

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