Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Copies of his book, which can be autographed, will be available for sale. The Friends of the Library will sponsor a reception afterward to give you a chance to meet this legendary member of the National Radio Hall of Fame. If you would like to join us for this special event, seating is limited so be sure to register on the Library’s program calendar at www.cslibrary.org.
Posted by CSPL Friends at 9:01 AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The annual meeting for the Friends of the Carol Stream Library will be held on Monday, May 6, at 7:00 pm in the library meeting room. We will conduct the business portion of meeting first and then work on used book sale items. Among the items on the agenda are the election of officers for 2013-2014, reports by the president, treasurer and membership chair, and a discussion of the upcoming special event featuring Orion Samuelson. We encourage all members to attend.
Please bring any books or videos that you would like to donate to our used book sale. The ongoing book sale is the primary means by which the Friends organization raises funds used to pay for special programming and resources that are donated to the library for use by all patrons.
Posted by CSPL Friends at 6:06 PM
Saturday, March 9, 2013
A Welcome Reception for
Sunday, March 10
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Library Meeting Rooms
2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Library Meeting Rooms
The Friends of the Carol Stream Library are pround to announce a special event--a welcome reception for the the new Director, Susan Westgate. Some patrons may already have had a chance to talk with Susan during her first busy weeks at the library, but this will be a great opportunity to meet with her and to talk about the new and exciting programs and services she envisions for our library.
As noted above, the reception will be held on Sunday, March 10, from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. The event will be held in the Library Meeting Rooms that are located just off the lobby when you first enter the building. Refreshments will be served compliments of the Friends of the Library.
Please join us on March 10 to welcome Susan Westgate to the Carol Stream Library!
Posted by CSPL Friends at 7:28 AM
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Here are some highlights of the planned activities that are being sponsored by the Friends of the CSPL:
LegoLand Race Car Workshop
Friday, September 7
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Discovery and Horizon Rooms
This fun, hands on workshop allows students ages 7 and up the opportunity to explore mathematics and elementary physics with classic LEGOS bricks. Participants will build LEGOS race cars, race them on a track, and collect data to determine the performance of their cars. By learning about the forces that affect their cars they will then be able to create lean racing machines.
Balloon Workshop with John “Doc” Morrissy
Sunday, September 23
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Discovery and Horizon Rooms
Join the Library's birthday celebration! Learn how to make balloon animals and other creations like hats and swords, then show off your new skill to your friends! No huffing and puffing required–the balloons will be inflated when you arrive.
50th Anniversary Cake
Saturday, September 29
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
The Friends of the Carol Stream Public Library invite you to come to the Library to visit with Friends and share a piece of Anniversary cake. Please join us to share stories about the many ways that the Library has grown and changed over the years and help us celebrate all the accomplishments of the last 50 years.
In addition to these events that are directly sponsored by the Friends of the Carol Stream Public Library, the Friends have also helped to subsidize the purchase of the Kindles that will be given away during a day of activities at the Library on Saturday, October 6.
Posted by CSPL Friends at 8:18 AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Are you looking for a new way to explore the Carol Stream Public Library and perhaps discover some parts of the building that you have not yet visited? If so, please mark your calendars for September 21, 2012, and join us for a special evening event--miniature golf in the library. This unique family event has been created to help us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Library, and we invite all residents to join the celebration with us and show off your putting skills at the same time.
For this special evening, the entire library facility will be transformed into a challenging miniature golf layout that will meander through the stacks, around the children's area and the main reading room, and even in and out of the computer lab. The setup will be done by a professional organization that specializes in this unique entertainment concept. To get a glimpse of similar events that have been held at libraries across the country, just click here to visit the Library Mini Golf website.
More details will follow in the weeks ahead, so keep watching this CSPL Friends blog site for more information as it becomes available. We hope to see you on September 21!
Posted by CSPL Friends at 8:52 AM
Monday, April 9, 2012
As noted above, "A Little History of Quilting" is a free event, but reservations are required and space is limited. To be sure that you get a seat for this program, call 630-653-0755 to reserve your spot.
Posted by CSPL Friends at 10:50 AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Library Board meets once a month, usually on the third Wednesday. Special meetings may also be called when needed. Each Trustee also serves on at least one committee. Most committees meet 4 to 5 times a year and all trustees can attend all Committee meetings if they wish. The Library Board standing committees are Finance, Facilities and Human Resources. The appointed Trustee will receive a general orientation from the Library Director. Information for meeting preparation is made available to each Trustee at least 2 days before each meeting.
The chosen candidate will serve until May 1, 2013, and the position will then be up for election in April, 2013.
Interested candidates should send a letter of intent and brief resume to the Carol Stream Public Library, attention Library Director Ann Kennedy, 616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream, IL 60188, or via email at email@example.com. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on March 21, 2012. It is anticipated that candidate interviews will be conducted on the evening of March 28, 2012, and a candidate will be selected to fill the position that evening.
This is an important opportunity for members of the Friends or for any Carol Stream residents who value the services that the library provides and are willing to work to ensure that valuable library programs and resources are maintained in the years to come. Please pass this information along to any friends you think might be interested in serving!
Posted by CSPL Friends at 3:28 PM