is thenewsletter of the Friends of the Adams County LibrarySystem
Friends of the Library, PO Box 4792,Gettysburg, PA 17325
Computer Systems Mgr.
Editor Ellie Sheen
Mary Beth Stamm
Friends of the Adams County Library System
The Friends of the AdamsCounty Library has re-cently established a Named Endowment inhonor of MarianBenchoff, the System's all-star volunteer.Ms. Benchoff serves aschairperson of the annualUsed Book Sale Bonanza.This includes organizing ateam of volunteers whosort donated books andother items on a weekly basis, storing and thenmoving those books to theGettysburg Middle Schoolfor the August sale. ThisSale raises about a third of the annual pledge of $60,000 which is made to the System by FOL.The Marian Benchoff Named Endowment will be used to purchase children's books. Any-one who wishes to add to this Endowment may do so by sending a check to the AdamsCounty Library System, 140 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
FRIENDS HONOR MARIAN BENCHOFF
Rob Lesher, ACLS Director, interrupted the book sorting in theLibrary garage to present Marian Benchoff with a Named Endow-ment created in her honor by the Friends of the Adams County Li- brary. In the photo from left to right are Ellie Kuhn, NancyHarmon, Dotty Fidler, Marian Benchoff, Maryann Oelkers and RobLesher.
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President Ila Verdirame has packed a bigSanta bag full of wonderful Christmas books, for both children and adults, to taketo the GETTYSBURG HIGH SCHOLHOLIDAY MARKET on Saturday, Decem- ber 11 from 10 AM until 2 PM. Pick up anextra gift or two and support local studentsas well.