Summer is here, and I am writing my first letter to you as President of the Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library. The Friends first and foremost have a passion for their local library. That is why we do what we do. We volunteer our time, energy, and resources. We provide events and fundraising to supplement our library. We do this because we know the value of our library. We know what a library is capable of doing in a community and we see firsthand how powerful that is.
Last month was a very busy month for the Friends. At our annual general meeting in May, Charlotte Rae and her son read from her recently published autobiography, “The Facts of My Life.” Autographed copies of the book were available at the evening wine and appetizer event.
The summer reading program at the library is in full swing. Over 2000 children have signed up for the program so far this year and more continue to sign up each day.
On July 19th, the library will be hosting Midsummer Night’s Mystery, an evening event with four mystery writers discussing their books and their inspirations.
I am very much looking forward to my term as President and thank you for your continued commitment and financial support of the Friends. We look forward to seeing you at the library.
President of the Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library