Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
November 2009

November 2009

Ratings: (0)|Views: 45|Likes:

More info:

Published by: Rowan Public Library on Nov 03, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial


Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less





4-6, 7-9, and 10-12 year olds. Thethree first-prize winners will have theirbookmarks professionally printed anddistributed at all library locations.Winners will be notified inDecember and honored at a specialmeeting of the Friends that month.This year, the Literary Book Postand Chick-Fil-A have signed on to jointhe Friends of RPL in sponsoring thiscontest. They have generously donatedprizes for the top three winners in eachage category.For questions or more information,please call 704-216-8234.
Sponsored by the Friends of Rowan Public Library
November 2009
It’s that time of year again, whenwe encourage the children of RowanCounty to share their artistic talents byparticipating in the annual Children’sBookmark Contest! Once again, theFriends of Rowan Public Library aresponsoring this exciting event.Entry forms for bookmarks will beavailable at the library, in schools, andonline at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org  beginning
Monday, November 2
. Thecontest concludes at
5:00 p.m. onFriday, November 20
. Entry formsmust be turned in to an RPL locationby the deadline.Judges will award first, second, andthird place prizes for each age group:
 Win Prizes for Best Bookmark inRPL’s Annual Children’s ContestPlan Now for 2010 SpringtimeTulip Cruise with Friends of RPL
Join the Friends of RPL April 6-14,2010 for a river cruise along Dutch andBelgian waterways. Experience thecolorful glory of Dutch tulip fields aswell as visits to several cities,including Amsterdam, Antwerp,Arnheim and Ghent.This spectacular trip is presented byCollette Vacations and is sponsored bythe Friends as one of their 2010 travelopportunities. Our members havetraveled on several trips with Colletteand the Friends and testify to theirwonderful memories.Interested?
Join the Friends at2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 15
in the Stanback Auditorium inSalisbury to learn more about thiscelebration of spring in Holland andBelgium.Connie Fortanbary of Collette willbe there to share details and answer allyour questions. Refreshments will beserved. Please enter the library usingthe Fisher Street door closest to ChurchStreet.More information is available at thelibrary, or you may call MelodyMoxley at 704-216-8230. Space islimited, so sign up soon!
Page 2
News, etc
Myths and Mysteries 
Please join us for a special “after hours” program on Thursday,November 12, at 7:00 p.m. in RPL’s Stanback Auditorium inSalisbury. Susan Waller, storyteller, will be regaling us with mysteri-ous tales and weird happenings in Rowan County. Come and share ourstories. Please enter using the Fisher St. door closest to Church St.View Disney favorites inNovember at RPL’s “Tuesdays atthe Movies.” Join us for freemovies, popcorn, and lemonade at6:30 p.m. each Tuesday night in theStanback Auditorium at RPL’sSalisbury branch. Children shouldbe accompanied by an adult.
November 3: Peter Pan
November 10: Wall-E
November 17: Sword in theStone
November 24: Robin Hood
12 at the Headquarters location inSalisbury. It
is free and open to thepublic.The photographs themselvesexplore a wide gambit of themes —landscapes and wildlife, presidentsand farmers, spirituality and con-flict, landmarks, and the humancondition. Do not miss this one-of-a-kind portrayal of life in NorthCarolina.
Disney MovieMagic at RPLin November
“Telling Our Stories” Photo Exhibit
A farmer with oxen at the end of the work day, a women’s basketballteam in bloomers, a baby picture of former Secretary of State ThadEure, and a tobacco festival queenbedecked in a gown of driedtobacco leaves are among thetreasured photographs from theNorth Carolina State Archivestraveling with the “Telling OurStories” Photography Exhibit ondisplay at Rowan Public Librarythis month. The exhibit presentssome of the many ways the state’sstories can be told, showcasing themarvelous times, people, and placesof North Carolina, and is organizedby the NC Department of CulturalResources.
The exhibit will be at the RowanPublic Library through November
Gift Baskets Now On Sale!
The Friends of RPL are now selling gift baskets at each branch.These attractively packaged baskets and mugs are filled with booksand gift items for everyone on your list, including cookbooks,children's books, and gifts for the gardener, traveler and bird watcher.Thanks to the Friends, holiday shopping is quick and easy at RPL!
Friends of Rowan Public Library
Book Sale
Saturday, November 7
9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 8
1:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Monday, November 9
10:00 a.m.— 2:00 p.m.
Paperbacks 50¢ and lessHardbacks $2.00 and lessBooks, videos, and audiotapes
RPL Headquarters201 W. Fisher St., Salisbury
Page 3
The Rowan Public LibraryFoundation was established in 1991for the purpose of developing anendowment fund to support theimprovement and expansion of public library resources andservices for the benefit of thecitizens of Rowan County. TheFoundation encourages communityinvestment through individual andcorporate giving.Currently, the Foundation’sprimary focus is to enhance thelibrary’s collection of books andother resources for public use.There are now 137 namedendowments, ranging from aminimum of $1,000 to over$100,000, which provide ongoingsupport for collection development.Endowments may be establishedin the name of the donor or inmemory or in honor of someone.Please consider making a long terminvestment in your public library byestablishing a named endowmentthrough the Foundation. Forinformation about setting up anendowment, please call Pam Nanceat 704-216-8231. The Foundationis a tax-exempt public 501(c)(3)foundation and all contributions arefully tax deductible to the extentallowed by law.The Foundation gratefullyacknowledges the many individualsand organizations that have alreadyestablished endowments.Following are some of the newitems acquired by Rowan PublicLibrary with funds provided by theFoundation’s endowments.
Rowan Public Library Foundation
 A Gift That Keeps on Giving @ RPL
Betsy Brandon Book ClubEndowment
You Are Where You Eat : Storiesand Recipes from the Neighborhoods of New Orleans
byElsa Hahne
Archibald Craige Endowment
Voices of the Confederate Navy
edited by R. Thomas Campbell
Inez Murray OvertonEndowment
 Every Now & Then
by Karen Kingsbury
Clarence & Sara W. KluttzEndowment
 Mary Poppins
[audiobook] byP.L. Travers
(Continued on page 4)
We gratefully acknowledge these recent gifts:
In Honor of 
Mary Rouzer given by Allan Rouzer, III to the Allan & MaryRouzer Endowment
In Honor of 
Tom Waller given by Allan Rouzer, III to the Susan RouzerWaller Endowment

You're Reading a Free Preview

/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->