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 I Love My Library dinner – Feb. 11, 2018
‘‘I Love My library” event was held on Feb. 11, 2018 at Violi’s Restaurant in Meriden. About 120 folks attended and were treated to delicious food and socialization. The event was organized as a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library by Laura Van Wormer. A wonderful time was had by all!
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 Friends 2017 Picnic – Aug. 25, 2017
A large crowd of 40-50 Friends of The Library gathered on Aug. 25, 2017 for their annual picnic, held on the outdoor patio at the library. Highlighted by the grilling skills of Gerry Dion and Davin Skinnon, a large assortment of appetizers and desserts provided a sumptuous meal. Friends Chairman Frank Ridley and Library Director Karen Roesler thanked many folks who work for or volunteer for the library. Everyone had a great time and no one left hungry!
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 Library Bookmobile at the Bookbag EXPO – Aug. 22, 2017
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 Library at the Meriden Green Grand Opening – Sept. 10, 2016
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New Friends Bookstore re-opened on Aug. 1, 2011.
Come visit us at our new location at the Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Hours: Mon – Fri 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. You may reach us by phone at 203-639-1505 or by email at Friends of the MPL. Good quality books are once again being received from the public. Bins are located in the hallway outside the bookstore for placing donated books.
GRAND OPENING – The new Bookstore hosted its first book signing event in conjunction with our official Grand Opening on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm. The book, titled Cities Going Green: A Handbook of Best Practices, is the latest publication by Dr. Roger Kemp.
Grand opening – Sept. 17, 2011
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