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Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter   I was leaving the library one afternoon recently. As I reached the corner of the building, a mother and her son were coming across 4th St. He looked to be 5 or 6. He was yelling “li-bary, li-bary, li-bary” as he ran. His mother said, “I guess someone’s excited.” We both laughed. I thought about that child a lot. He was clearly eager to get to the li-bary. Maybe he was going to a reading group or maybe he was going to...
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Friends of the Library seek photographs for rotating art shows

by Mary Pitcher There are two invitations to submit photographs for the Friends of the Library’s quarterly Rotating Art Shows. Art for both will be displayed January 2 through April 30, 2017 with the theme being “My Favorite Photo”. Friends of the Library will be selecting art to be exhibited in the Library’s Community Room as well as the Children’s Room. Digital applications are due to mgorham@smacad.org by December 19. Artists will be notified by email of acceptance in the show. Artists will be required to bring their accepted artwork...
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Sunrise Rotary presents $30,500 check to Friends of Library

by Peggy Albrecht -Pictured: Rotarians Stan Fishburn, Christal Fish and Cindy Jackson present Bill Flynn, past president of FOL a check for $30,500 to support Library’s technology room. The Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise presented a check for $30,500 to the Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library (FOL). This represented proceeds from the club’s fourth annual wine and food tasting event that is held in March of each year.The donation will be used to further enhance the library’s technology center and to improve the experience of library visitors of all...
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Books needed for Fernandina Friends of the Library Book Sale

“Bring ‘em on!” says Annie Sparkle, Chair for the Friends of the Library Book Sale scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at the Peck Center, Fernandina Beach. “We have thousands of great books already, but we have room for loads more of every kind.” As always, the sale will feature a broad assortment of books in dozens of fiction and non-fiction categories as well as hundreds of children’s books, audio books, CD and DVDs. For the best selection, come for FOL members only night, Thursday, November 5 from 5 pm – 7 pm. If you’re...
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