Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Welcome to 2020 Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library

The Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library
Celebrating our 27th Year
1993 – 2020

We’d Love to Have You Join Us!
Being a member of the Friends of Maxwell is a great way to support the library. The group supports the Library by sponsoring library programs, holding fundraising events, and by being an advocate for the Library. The group is also involved with community outreach programs:  The Bulk Loan program at a local senior apartment community. The Memorial Day Parade Meet and Greet with free giveaways. Donate a decorated wreath and tree to the Octagon House Holiday Open House, and Onondaga Free Library’s Festival of Trees. 
Annual Membership Dues Donations
$10.00 - students and seniors
$15.00 - individual
$25.00 -  family
$200.00 - Forever Friend
Membership forms are available at the library. Mail them in, or drop your completed form off at the Main Desk.
Please make checks out to: Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library
The Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library is an incorporated
501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Certificate of Merit Award
The Friends are pleased to be the recipient of a 2019 Daniel W. Casey Advocacy Certificate of Merit by the Friends section of the New York Library Association (NYLA).
This honor has been given “in recognition of the Friends of Maxwell Memorial Library for their exceptionally active and creative service to a library in a smaller community.”

Anticipated Meetings for 2020
First Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm.
Tuesday, January 7 - Annual Meeting
Tuesday, February 4 - meeting and speaker
Tuesday, March 3
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5
Tuesday, June 2
July - picnic
Tuesday, August 4
Tuesday, September 1
Tuesday, October 6
Tuesday, November 3
December - no meeting

Anticipated Events in Addtion to Meetings
Oscars Contest - Drawing on February 10. Free to Enter. Win $25 Gift Card to Target.
Hershey Kiss ‘Roses’  - a gift to patrons for several days, including Valentine’s Day.
Pot O’ Gold - A 50-50 Raffle during March
Planting flowers outside, and maintaining Maxwell’s outdoor sign.
Geranium Sale - In the planning stage. Stay Tuned! 
Memorial Day Parade - Stop by the Friends tent outside the library for free giveaways!
July Picnic for Members of the Friends
October Open House
Sponsor Art Exhibit for October
A Raffle during October
Decorate Maxwell for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Answers to the Match Game -

Answers to the Match Game

E  1. Mitch Rapp     - Vince Flynn
J   2. John Carr  - David Baldacci

H  3. Gabriel Allon  - Daniel Silva

B  4. Lincoln Rhyme  - Jeffery Deaver

N  5. Jack Reacher  -  Lee Child

M  6. Scott Harvath  - Brad Thor

G  7. Tess Monaghan -   Laura Lippman

C  8. Kay Scarpetta   - Patricia Cornwell

K 9. Jesse Stone  -  Robert B. Parker

A 10. John Corey   - Nelson DeMille

F  11. Kinsey Millhone  -  Sue Grafton

I  12. Eve Dallas   - J.D. Robb

D 13. Bosch and Ballard  - Michael Connelly

L 14. Lacey Sherlock   - Catherine Coulter

A. Nelson DeMille
B. Jeffery Deaver
C. Patricia Cornwell
D. Michael Connelly
E. Vince Flynn
F. Sue Grafton
G. Laura Lippman
H. Daniel Silva
I. J.D. Robb
J. David Baldacci
K. Robert B. Parker
L. Catherine Coulter
M. Brad Thor
N. Lee Child

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Veterans Day

The Friends of Maxwell put flags around the library's sign, and made a small display on the Friends' shelves in honor of Veterans Day.