FOL Newsletter June 2015 - Cadillac Wexford Public Library



FOL Newsletter June 2015 - Cadillac Wexford Public Library
June 2015
Vol. 16
No. 6
“My father gave me the greatest
gift anyone could give another
person, he believed in me.”
― Jim Valvano , former college
basketball coach
Father’s Day Sunday, June 21
The Beatles Forever—
A Short Story with Music
St. Clair Shores poet M.L. Liebler and musicians Eddie Baranek, Charlie Palazzola,
and Steve King perform Beatles Forever.
A short story about growing up in St. Clair
Shores with The Beatles. The program
features songs, sing-alongs from your favorite Beatles’ music. Share the laughs,
memories, harmonies and good musical
fun in the Library Community Room.
Friday, June 5, 5-7pm
Faux Cocktails will be served.
FREE Admission—courtesy of the
Friends of the Library
hanks to everyone who participated in the FOL Spring Used Book Sale in April —
those who bought books, donated books, and certainly our wonderful volunteers who made it all possible. Thanks also to Cathy and her wonderful Library
staff for their on-going support of the Friends books sales and programs. See you the third
weekend in July during the Cadillac Art Fair.
will be closing at the end of June—look
for bargain books while you can.
The Friends used book store is located
in the lower level of Long’s Antiques & Collectables at 218 N. Mitchell (across from Sears)
and is open Monday thru Saturday, 10am —
5pm. Closed Sunday. The next Used Book Sale
will be at the Library during the Cadillac Arts
Festival in July. To volunteer for future books
sales at the library, call Pat or Dan at 231-3940389.
For Adult Literacy Council
Help support the Adult
Reading Program by donating your used or original artwork NOW for our
October Fundraiser. Check your closet,
basement, garage, attic, or easel and
consider making a donation. Artwork
can be dropped off at the Library or
call Jennie at 231-357-8856. Adults
needing to improve their reading and
language skills appreciate your support.
More FOL Programs coming up
July 10—Author, Suzi Parron, "Barn Quilts
and the American Quilt Trail Movement",
Noon—1pm Lunch and Learn
July 17—Petoskey Steel Drums—at
Cadillac Arts Festival
Fun Events and Services
@ the Library
Summer Reading Program starts soon—get
your kids or grandkids signed up.
Going on vacation, check out the latest
books on the best-seller’s list or check out a
Kindle and make you travels lighter with
100s of books available to you.
Catch the latest movies and TV shows (and
old favorites) on Netflix - take out a Roku to
get access through your HDMI TV & wi-fi.
Welcome Friends!
Is your Friend’s membership
up for renewal?
Check your mailing label or contact Steve
Breithaupt at [email protected] Steve
will be reaching out to get members current in
their memberships. We value your membership
whether you are an active member or able only
to provide us encouragement. Please re-join
today! Please join us at our next meeting on
Tuesday, June 16, at 5:30pm in the Community
Room in the Library (3rd Tuesdays of each
Contact Information
Library General Information
Friends of the Library (FOL)
Vicki Long 231-884-1663
FOL Program Information
Vickie Essenmacher 231-510-9047
Adult Literacy Program
Barb Derby 231-775-6541
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FARFETCHED on Display through March 2016
View "Farfetched" rock sculpture exhibit
up in the trees in City Park and near the
library. Created and installed by Andy
Moerlin, New Hampshire sculptor. There
are a total of 10 rock sculptures in the
trees —can you find them all? Look for
fund raising events coming up to help the Friends in
their support of this exhibit. Questions?? Call Vickie at
Cadillac Area Events in June
Live Music at the After 26 Depot—Most Friday and Saturday Nights, call for more information (231) 468-3526.
Cadillac Footliters, Odd Couple, June 5, 6, 12, 13 at 7pm,
also on Saturday June 13, 2pm matinee. $10 in Advance,
$12 at the door, Community Auditorium at Cadillac High
Wexford Historical Museum is open during the Summer
months on Wed 10-5, Thurs 10-8, Friday 10-5, Saturday
10-4 at 127 Beech St., former Carnegie Library.
For more events go to, site of
the Cadillac Visitors Bureau.
Help someone learn to read or to read better. Or to
learn to speak English, or improve their English, if
it’s not their native language? Call the
Friends of the Library Literacy Council
at 231-775-6541 and ask about the
Adult Literacy program. You can also
call this number if you would like to
volunteer to be a tutor. Initial and on-going training
provided at no cost.