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Upcoming Events

Friends Meetings

The Friends of the Library have monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in Library’s Multicultural Room on the Lower Level. All dues paying members are welcome to attend.

 

Upcoming 2014 Meetings:

Mettings are at 10 A.M. in the Multicultural Room, Lower Level, unless otherwise noted:


June 18 (Last meeting until September)


Special Invitation to the 9th Annual Community Flea Market/Yard Sale

WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Cherry Hill Public Library's Parking Lot

SOLD OUT!

To be part of a waiting list email jjrmp@comcast.net or mail to Jim Gibson, 1003 Roumfort Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. All checks should be made payable to the "Friends of the Cherry Hill Library".

The date is Saturday, May 31st from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Rain date is June 1st.) Vendor spots are $25 each.

 

Flea Market/Yard Sale Flyer


Annual Volunteer Breakfast and Scholarship Awards

The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library held its Annual Volunteer Breakfast on May 22 where Scholarships were awarded to four Cherry Hill High Schools students entering their freshman year of college.

$1,000 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School West graduate Eytan Gittler who will attend Georgetown University and major in Nursing; $500 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School West graduate Marissa Clemens who will attend the College of New Jersey and major in Elementary Education/English; $250 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School East graduate Amanda Friedman who will attend Haverford College and major in Sociology; and $250 was awarded to Cherry Hill High School East graduate Sean Dan who will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in Mechanical Engineering.

The Library's Scholarship Program was established in 2011 by a former Volunteer Board Member who wanted to help the Cherry Hill community by advancing educational opportunities for its students. This year, there were 19 applicants (one-third more than last year) increasing the number of recipients from three to four. The quality and quantity of the students deemed it necessary to award more than three winners. The winners were chosen based on their academic records, their essays describing what makes the Library special to them and recommendations from their mentors.



Got Books?

Anyone is welcome to donate books to the Friends of the Library to be sold at upcoming Book Sales. Books donations are accepted at the library:

Monday – Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Sunday
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

If you have a bag or two, you can drop them off at the Circulation Desk. If you have a trunk load of books, please pull around to the employee entrance of the Library and someone will help you unload.


 

Upcoming Friends Book Sale Dates

Sales will take place during library hours. Preview sales start at 6 pm. All day Saturday $5/bag. All proceeds benefit the Cherry Hill Public Library.

 

July Book Sale

Thursday 7/17, Friday, 7/18, and Saturday 7/19

Friends Preview Sale: Wednesday, July 16th, beginning at 6 pm

Book Sale Information

 

 

Better Books Sale:

October 24th & 25th

 

November Book Sale:

Thursday 11/20, Friday 11/21, and Saturday 11/22

Friendsa Preview Sale: Wednesday, November 19th, beginning at 6 pm