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100 for $100 Campaign through 12/31/2014
Are you 1 in 100? Our 100th Anniversary goal is to raise $10,000
towards the Lower Level Renovation project by the end of 2014. The
first 100 Centennial Donors to this campaign will be recognized on a
plaque in the newly renovated Lower Level space, honoring their support
of the project and Baker Free Library’s 100 years of service to the Town
Donations can be made by cash or check, payable to the Baker Free
Library Foundation, an IRS 501(c)3 public charity. Donations are tax
deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Questions? Contact the Library at 224-7113 or email@example.com.
UPDATE 11/20/2014: So far we've raised $2,200...please consider helping us to reach our goal of $10,000 by the end of December!
Library Closures for Christmas/New Year's
The Library will CLOSE EARLY at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 12/24, and remain CLOSED on Thursday 12/25 and Friday 12/26. We will re-open at our regular time of 10 a.m. on Saturday 12/27.
The Library will CLOSE EARLY at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 12/31 and remain CLOSED on Thursday 1/1/2015. We will re-open at our regular time of 10 a.m. on Friday 1/2/2015.
Please visit our online catalog
to renew/reserve materials, and our book drop and CD/DVD drop are available 24/7 for you to return items.
Library 100-Year Anniversary Sun Catchers - Going Fast!
Only Available until 12/31/14
To commemorate the Library's 100th Anniversary this year, we have commissioned hand-made pressed glass medallions designed by Old Hancock Glassworks in Antrim, NH.
The medallions, which come in green or blue recycled glass, feature the 1914 South Street entrance to the Library. There is a glass loop at the top of each for hanging. These have been made in limited quantities and will only be sold through December 2014. Cost is $10 each, Proceeds from the sales funded the Library's 100th Anniversary Community Event on Saturday October 18th, and the remaining profits will be put towards the Lower Level Renovation fundraising effort. For more information, call 224-7113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
**Limited quantities left! They will be available at the Bow PTO craft fair on Saturday 11/22 and at the Bow Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day morning. Otherwise you can purchase them at the Library during regular business hours. Once they are gone, they are gone!**
Are you going out of town?
If you're concerned about not being available to pick up your reserved items, you can defer your reserves until you get back. Log in to your account
to manage your reserved items or call the library at 224-7113.
Library Monthly Event Calendars
The following calendars are also available in print form at the library. The calendars and descriptions refer to all classes, workshops, and events offered by the library for those months. These files are in pdf format (you need free Adobe Reader software in order to download these files).
December 2014 Calendar
December 2014 Descriptions
Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Next meeting on 1/14/2015
The Baker Free Library Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday every month except July or when scheduling conflicts arise.
The next regular monthly meeting will be held Wednesday January 14, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in the Library's Meeting Room. A Joint fundraising meeting with the Trustees, Lower Level Renovation Committee, and Friends of the Baker Free Library will occur on Wednesday January 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., in the Library's Meeting Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend and listen to any meeting. For more information call Lori Fisher, Library Director, at 224-7113 or email@example.com