The Friends of the Library have monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in Library’s Multicultural Room on the Lower Level. All dues paying members are welcome to attend.
Upcoming 2015 Meetings:
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Bus Trip--Sponsored by the Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
We will be leaving at 9 a.m. sharp to visit the James A. Michener Art Museum & the Mercer Museum, followed by lunch at the Horse Tavern & Grill.
Please send your reservation, using the form below, and your check made payable to "Friends of the Cherry Hill Library" ASAP no later than Friday, May 22, 2015 to: Teresa Wallack, 402 Queen Anne Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003 (856-795-1096)
Friends 2015 Bus Trip Information and Form
The next Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library book sale will take place July 16-18.
The Friends of the Library’s books sales offer the opportunity to browse thousands of books, CDs and DVDs and pick up some great bargains! All proceeds benefit the Library.
All books are sorted in to categories and prices are as follows: Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1, CDs and Videos $2; Saturday Special - Bag of Books $5.
Friends Members gain early access to the sale on Wednesday, July 15 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. New members can join at the door!
Interested in Joining a Committee? Here is a List of Committees of the Friends*:
Author Luncheon (April 22, 2015): Peggy Wysocki
Boscov's Day in October: Madeline Gavin & Teresa Wallack
Fall & Spring Trips: Madeline Gavin & Teresa Wallack
Flea Market: Jim Gibson
Food Drive: email@example.com
Friends Week (10/19-10/25/2014): firstname.lastname@example.org
Friendship Grove Plant Committee: Cathy Staines
Gift Shop: Bryna Thaler -email@example.com
Food Drive: firstname.lastname@example.org
Library Week: email@example.com
*Publicity: Maryann LoBianco
Raffle Tickets to benefit Scholarship Fund: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarship Committee: Jennifer Thiel - email@example.com
(*If there is not an email address listed, volunteers are not needed by the committee at this time)
Annual Volunteer Breakfast and Scholarship Awards
The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library held its Annual Volunteer Breakfast on May 22nd where Scholarships were awarded to four Cherry Hill High Schools students entering their freshman year of college.
$1,000 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School West graduate Eytan Gittler who will attend Georgetown University and major in Nursing; $500 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School West graduate Marissa Clemens who will attend the College of New Jersey and major in Elementary Education/English; $250 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School East graduate Amanda Friedman who will attend Haverford College and major in Sociology; and $250 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School East graduate Sean Dan who will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in Mechanical Engineering.
The Library's Scholarship Program was established in 2011 by a former Volunteer Board Member who wanted to help the Cherry Hill community by advancing educational opportunities for its students. This year, there were 19 applicants (one-third more than last year) increasing the number of recipients from three to four. The quality and quantity of the students deemed it necessary to award more than three winners. The winners were chosen based on their academic records, their essays describing what makes the Library special to them and recommendations from their mentors.
Anyone is welcome to donate books to the Friends of the Library to be sold at upcoming Book Sales. Books donations are accepted at the library:
Monday – Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
If you have a bag or two, you can drop them off at the Circulation Desk. If you have a trunk load of books, please pull around to the employee entrance of the Library and someone will help you unload.