Embrace leadership at your library: celebrate “National Library Week”

Friends of the Library
Press Release
Chuck Comeau, President
April 5, 2018 10:30 a.m.

This week, our Fernandina Beach Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer.

April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or study—they’re also creative and engaging community centers where people can collaborate using new technologies and develop their skills and passions.

Libraries of all types have long been evolving to meet the needs of the communities they serve. Diverse groups including elected officials, small business owners and students depend upon libraries and the resources they offer. Resources like e-books and technology classes, materials for English-language learners and programs for job seekers are just a few ways libraries and librarians are transforming to lead their communities. Community members can also develop their own leadership skills at the library, with endless opportunity to build skills and confidence through resources and programming.

The library helps lead our community by advocating for widespread access to crucial services and lifelong learning. Libraries level the playing field for people of any age who seek information and access to technologies to improve their quality of life.

Come and visit our fine library to see and experience something special.
The Friends of the Library also remind you that our Spring Book Sale will take place on Friday, April 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, April 14th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Peck Center Gym. Members of the Friends of the Library have a special preview night on Thursday, April 12th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. You can join or renew your membership at the door. Don’t miss it!
Chuck Comeau, President, Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library

Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote literacy and lifelong learning in our community through programs, advocacy and fundraising for the Fernandina Beach Library. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 800-HELPFLA (800-435-7352) OR VIA THE INTERNET AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #CH18122