(Orange, Texas)

October 20, 2012

Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week

Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — The Orange City Public Library located at 220 North Fifth Street in Orange will be spending the entire week of October 22-27 celebrating its Friends of the Library group as part of the sixth annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Friends of the Orange City Public Library were established in 1953 and members actively volunteer their time to assist the group with fundraising efforts that include the annual used book sale held every spring.

Friends of the Orange Public Library use the annual ‘window drawing’ as a way to celebrate National Friends of Libraries as well as drawing attention to the available resources of the library. Each item in the window is donated and the design to display the pleasure of reading. The winner of a drawing will win the entire display of books and other items. Items range  from snacks to blankets as well as books for various age groups.

“With early voting held at the library the same week, one can vote for their candidates and register for the free drawing at the same time,” Virginia Bonar, president of Friends of the Orange City Public Library, said.

The lucky name will be drawn on Saturday, Oct. 27.