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Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library

Friends of the Library

Support your Hometown Library by joining the Friends of the Library!

Friends ChinaA small group of “FRIENDS” who shared a common interest in books formed the Friends of the Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library on October 22, 1970. Their mission was to “promote and foster the use and growth of the Plantation Library.” A by-laws committee was chosen, and its recommendations were discussed and approved on November 19, 1970. Charter membership closed on June 1, 1971 with 57 members. The organizers chose the second Monday of each month from September through May for the monthly meeting, which is held at 9:30 AM in the Library.

President Donna Ewert
First Vice President/ Membership Jennifer Orkin
Second Vice President/ Programs Peggy Tingle
Recording Secretary Elke Kurtz
Corresponding Secretary Susan Resnick
Treasurer Catherine Dolgin
Parliamentarian Helen Roberts
Historian Betty Cobb
Director Nancy Carroll

Used book sale schedule: 2013-2014

Monthly Meetings
Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month, September through May. Coffee is served at 9:30 AM; the meetings begin at 10:00 AM. Meetings are held at the Library.

Membership applications for joining Friends are available at the Library. Active Membership dues are $15 per year. Other types of membership include:  Associate ($20), Patron ($30), Benefactor ($100), and Life ($1,000).

Active members are required to attend five meetings and to work ten hours on accepted projects of the club.  If attendance at meetings is not possible, members may elect to work twenty hours on accepted projects per year.

Author’s Luncheon & Fashion Show
Thank you to all the sponsors, vendors, and volunteers who make this a successful event. Check back for information for next year’s Luncheon to be held in March 2015.

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