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Jack Nicklaus “Golden Bear” Men’s Golf Club Set Raffle

Prize includes: Accuforce II Steel and Tungsten Irons 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and pitching wedge, Accuforce II stainless steel drivers 1, 3, 5 with covers and putter, two dozen Pinnacle 1, 2, 3 golf balls, tees, men’s large glove, and free standing golf bag with travel cover and easy carry straps.  $400 […]

Summer Silent Basket Auction/Bike Raffle Ended Saturday, June 28

Proceeds from the silent auction and raffle were over $1300.  The Friends purchased backpacks with the library logo for adult summer reading prizes, and sponsored science related presentations to be held during the summer reading program.  Programs such as Steampunk Jewelry Making, Creating Healthy Smoothies, and Belightful Yoga for Kids were paid for with Friends […]

Bike donated by Main Street Bicycles

Friends Basket Silent Auction

Saturday, June 7th through Saturday, June 28th – The summer Basket Silent Auction is just in time for this year’s 4th of July holiday weekend! Baskets will be on display in the library’s main lobby. Bidding will end at 4:00 PM on Saturday, June 28 and winning bidders will be notified early the following week. […]

Gently Used Book Sale

Check out the books for sale at the Friends used book sale.  Tuesday, May 6 from 5 – 8:30 is Friends preview night, annual memberships can be purchased at the door: $5 for student/senior, $10 individual, $25 family. Sale is open to the public: Wednesday, May 7 & Thursday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to […]

Passport to Spring: Road to Rome

A big thank you to everyone who helped with the Road to Rome fundraiser held last Saturday night.  We’re still waiting for the accounting to see how we did, but we do know it was a very fun night!  Thanks to our sponsors, donors, vendors, volunteers, library staff, and attendees.  The gala committee will be […]

Passport to Spring: Road to Rome is TOMORROW!!

April 26 from 7 – 10 pm There are still some tickets available at the library and online: www.orionlibrary.org/friends Tickets are $45 for this big fundraising event that will transform the library into the streets of Rome and include lots of Italian food, continuous entertainment, bocce playing, wine tasting, art show, fantastic raffles large and […]

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Passport to Spring: Road to Rome THIS SATURDAY!!

Enjoy an evening out and support your library! WINE TASTING provided by Oxford Wine and Beverage, with multiple Italian wines. ITALIAN FOOD provided by Italia Gardens, Valentino’s Broadway Grill, Times Square, Olive Garden, Guido’s, Hollywood Market, Vince & Joe’s Gourmet Markets, and Independence Village. COFFEE provided by Crates Coffee House. Continuous MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT provided by […]

Coming Up – Passport to Spring: Road to Rome

Don’t forget to get your tickets for Passport to Spring: Road to Rome soon!  Tickets are $40 each or two for $75 until this Saturday, when they go up to $45 each.  There will be Italian food, an art show, bocce playing, wine tasting, continuous musical entertainment in two areas, wine tasting, raffles, silent auction, […]

Bocce Players Needed!

We will have three biblioteca bocce courts set up right in the stacks in the children’s area for our Passport to Spring: Road to Rome gala on April 26.  Because we need to adapt the game to fit our time and space needs, we will be playing practice games at the library on Friday, April […]

Kroger Community Rewards -

Help the Friends just by buying groceries!

We have signed up for the rewards program through Kroger as a way to earn money for the library, and we hope you will help!It’s very easy to register:  Just go to http://kroger.com/communityrewards and click on the “register” link on the home page to create an account, and follow the online instructions.  If you have a […]