Ice cream social, garden party from Friends of Brooks
BRATTLEBORO - The Friends of Brooks Memorial Library have sprung back to life with lots of news.
First, the FOBL invites people to an ice cream social fundraiser, Thursday, August 19, from 4 to 6 pm, at the Kiwanis Shelter in Memorial Park. The suggested donation is $4 per cone. While slurping it down, enjoy some fun outdoor games with the help of Circus Minimus. Rain date is Thursday, September 2.
Second, the Friends are having a garden party fundraiser, Saturday, August 28, at the spacious gardens and lily pool of Sharon Myers, from 2 to 5 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call the library to make a reservation. There’ll be tea, cucumber sandwiches, home-baked cake, and cookies. Don’t miss this lovely afternoon of food and conversation in a fantastic setting. Rain date is Sunday, August 29.
The Friends also announce the return of the annual book sale, October 14 to 16, in conjunction with the Brattleboro Literary Festival and the 16th annual National Friends of Libraries week.