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Success at the 2021 Pouring Over Books Virtual Event!

Success at the 2021 Pouring Over Books Virtual Event!

The 2021 Pouring Over Books Virtual Event was a resounding success. Thanks to all the Friends who generously gave their time, community members who donated auction items, and to all of you who attended the event, we cleared a profit of $11,880 for library programs...

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New FODSCL Board Members for 2021

New FODSCL Board Members for 2021

We are very excited to welcome three new board-members-at-large to our leadership team. They are: Jessica GraffunderDebbie MilnerDenise Watson These women have jumped right in and are helping with social media and our book collection project, among other things. Thank...

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The Friends Used Book & Bake Sale is Scheduled!

The Friends Used Book & Bake Sale is Scheduled!

​Saturday, May 22 is the date the Friends have optimistically chosen for a fundraiser used book and bake sale. We expect the sale time to be 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Teresa Carbajal Ravet has graciously donated space at the Sententia Vera Cultural Hub for us to hold the...

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Items Needed for Pouring Over Books Virtual Auction!

Items Needed for Pouring Over Books Virtual Auction!

We need donations for the gift baskets which will be auctioned as part of the Pouring Over Books event. Volunteers are creating baskets on these themes: Spa Basket, Wine & Dine, Gardening, Gourmet Grilling, Italian Food, Desserts, Kids Theme, and Cook Theme....

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New Book Donation Bin

New Book Donation Bin

In another good news story, a local nonprofit, the Dripping Springs Freethinkers Association, donated $2,000 for the Friends of the Dripping Springs Community Library to buy a Book Donation Bin, so we can continue to collect new and gently used books for future sales....

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Christmas on Mercer 2020

Christmas on Mercer 2020

The Friends of the Dripping Springs Community Library had a booth at the 2020 Christmas on Mercer event recently and welcomed new volunteers, Laura Murphy and Will Hellinger to our group. We enjoyed meeting neighbors at this year's event, as well as talking about the...

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Friends of the Library Board – Fall 2020 Update

Friends of the Library Board – Fall 2020 Update

The Friends of the Library Board has been meeting virtually, since March, making plans for the future. The Dripping Springs Founders Day was canceled but current plans from the City are Christmas on Mercer will be held in downtown Dripping Springs on...

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Pouring Over Books Fundraiser Date Set for 2021

Pouring Over Books Fundraiser Date Set for 2021

Pouring Over Books is the big annual fundraiser and the 2021 date has been set. This fun event is scheduled for Sunday, February 7 at the Prospect House venue in Dripping Springs. We hope to be able to host an in-person gala, but if not, we will create an...

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CANCELLED: Book Liquidation Sale Planned for October 17

CANCELLED: Book Liquidation Sale Planned for October 17

CANCELLED! Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Check back soon for details on a re-scheduled event. The Friends can no longer use the storage garage that John Hoag has generously donated for the last few years so we are having a Book Liquidation Sale to...

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Planning Underway for 2021 Pouring Over Books

Planning Underway for 2021 Pouring Over Books

It feels hopeful, which is a good thing, to begin planning for next year’s fundraiser. Of course, we may have to pivot our plans depending on the state of the pandemic but there is a lot to do so we are getting started.Pouring Over Books an essential part of our...

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Successful Fundraiser for Digital Library Books

Successful Fundraiser for Digital Library Books

Across the nation, 98% of all libraries were all closed last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. National Library Week, April 19-25, is a celebration of libraries and all that they mean to us. This year’s theme was ‘Find Your Place at the Library’ and even though we...

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9th Annual Pouring Over Books Recap

9th Annual Pouring Over Books Recap

The 9th Annual Pouring Over Books went off without a hitch on Sunday, February 23. Nearly 100 people enjoyed the afternoon and raised $9,470.00 for the Dripping Springs Community Library. While our much-loved library is closed for now, don’t worry - it will reopen as...

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