Reminders, Updates, & Events

FOL3ptArtboard 1300pxx.png

EAster bunny visit - April 17th at 10am

Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny will be at the library on Wednesday, April 17th at 10am in lieu of Story Time. Participants are asked to bring 6 plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped candy or non-food items.

Bring your camera! You are invited to take pictures of your child with the Easter Bunny. Bring your baskets! There will be an egg hunt as well! Pending weather, the egg hunt is planned for outside near the pond, but if it is too wet, it will be held indoors.

Friends General Meeting - April 29th

Monday, April 29th at 10:00 AM in the Community Room at the Library.

The last MONDAY in APRIL is our 2nd quarterly meeting and will be here before we know it.  We have Karen Crum as our guest speaker. Karen is a master gardener and is going to tell us about growing Herbs. I'm sure you will find this most informative for Spring gardening and will have many questions you would like answers for. We'll take care of business, have refreshments and enjoy visiting old and new Friends. Mark the date on your calendar so you'll be sure to remember to attend. 

Annual Book Sale and Silent Auction May 2nd - 4th


Mark your calendars, the Annual Spring Book Sale and Silent Auction is coming! All proceeds go towards helping fund library programs and events, purchase of new materials, and more! The Sale begins Thursday, May 2nd and runs through Saturday, May 4th. Hours are:

Thursday 9am - 12pm for members only. Not a member? You can join still join at the beginning of the sale!

Thursday 12pm - 7pm all are welcome!

Friday 9am - 4:30pm all are welcome!

Saturday 9am - 12pm all are welcome!

Silent Auctions ends Saturday. Anyone 18 and older are invited to bid on Silent Auction Baskets, crammed full of wonderful goodies.


Sandy Winfield is our newest Member-at-Large.

Lynn Rippelmeyer in the cockpit.

Lynn Rippelmeyer in the cockpit.

Come Meet Captain Lynn Rippelmeyer

Join us on Friday, June 7th at 10am to meet Captain Lynn Rippelmeyer, female aviation icon.

Rippelmeyer was the first woman to fly a Boeing 747, the first female Captain of a Boeing 747 transatlantic flight, and, along with Emilie Jones, co-captained the first all-female crew of a scheduled flight in the US. Lynn Rippelmeyer has earned a number of recognitions, including being the first American to be awarded England’s Woman of the Year and her flight jacket is housed in the Smithsonian Museum. Rippelmeyer was recently featured on PBS “We’ll Meet Again with Ann Curry” in January 2019.

The Friends Welcome first time members

Peggy Leroy

Claudia and Richard Huye

Edward and Brenda Malewitz

Kari and Lee Warren

Louise and Bill King

Elaine and Robert West

Alicia Lamarand

Linda and Peter Scheib



We hope you will use the Kroger Community Rewards Program and donate to the FOL every time you grocery shop. It’s easy to enroll; just visit and log into your Kroger account. Search for Friends of the Charles B Stewart W. Branch Library or search our assigned NPO number, EW554. Then click enroll.

New users need to create an account which requires basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card. You must have a rewards card to link to FOL.

If you do not have a rewards card they are available at the service desk of any Kroger store.

REMEMBER, your purchases will not count for FOL until your register your rewards card. You must swipe your registered rewards card or use the phone number that is related to your registered rewards card when shopping for each purchase to count.

Silent Auction Christmas Trees 2018

Although the Open House has come and gone, and the Silent Auction Trees at their new homes, you can still see pictures of the trees and wreaths below. Click on the picture to scroll through the gallery.

Welcome to Our New Website!

We partnered with Classify Creative, a local web design company, to create our new site for us to share information and events with the community. Please check this site,, for updates on our meetings, and share this site with your neighbors. We are always looking to grow our group as a way to support our local library.