Welcome, Friends of the San Antonio Public Library (FOSAPL)
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FOSAPL Calendar & Book Sales
City Budget Open Houses
If you are able to attend one of the events listed below, it would be a “two-fer;” you will have an opportunity to learn about how the City’s money is spent and you can subtly advocate for continued support of your friend, the San Antonio Public Library!
EAST SIDE: August 22 – Claude Black Community Center, 2805 E. Commerce Street
NORTH SIDE: August 23 – Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center, 8400 NW Military Hwy
NORTHEAST SIDE: Thursday, August 25 – The Tool Yard, 10202 Tool Yard
WEST SIDE: August 29 – Normoyle Community and Senior Center, 700 Culberson Ave.
SOUTH SIDE: September 1 – South Side Lions Community Center, 3100 Hiawatha Street
5:30 p.m. Doors open to the public
6:00 p.m. Formal budget presentation & remarks
from City officials
6:30 p.m. Conclusion of budget presentation – invitation to browse the booths and ask one-on-one questions
7:30 p.m. Event conclusion
The Library will have a table at each of the Open House events.
Link to City’s Budget Website: http://www.sanantonio.gov/Budget/BudgetDevelopment.aspx#187231991-proposed-budget
Please contact Jessica Zurita [(210) 207-2632, jessica.zurita @sanantonio.gov] if you have any questions or need additional information.
Nancy Gandara, FOSAPL Secretary, for Karen Matson
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016
Come to the SILVER CELLAR-BRATION
in the BookCellar
(lower level of the Central Library)
to recognize the 25 years that the BookCellar
has been selling book and media bargains!
2016 FOSAPL Board Meeting
Meeting Dates and Locations
Help Raise $1,000s for the Library!
Help Yourself to Bargain Books!
Volunteer at the BookCellar!
The BookCellar needs:
Workers who know and/or love children’s books.
Workers who can lift boxes and pull dollies loaded with books. Workers who can sort and shelve books by alphabet or number.
Choose a day and try it for a month. Four-hour shifts available 11–3 any day or 3–7 Thursdays. Park free in the Central Library garage. Buy books and media at 50% off.
FOSAPL depends on the BookCellar to fund its annual contribution to the Library System. Help share that responsibility. To volunteer or for more information, call BookCellar Committee Chair Richard Morales at (210) 639-8549 or the BookCellar at (210) 227-9519.