FOIL’s Used Book Sale– FOIL is requesting books for their annual used book sale. Please drop your books off during the days and hours that the library is open. We need clean, gently used books. FOIL is asking that you please find another home for your old magazines, text books, travel books older than 3 yrs, VHS tapes and old encyclopedias.These have all exceeded their “use by” date, even at a used book sale.
The sale will open Saturday, Jun 24th, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM.
Funds raised at the book sale are used to maintain the building and grounds and to sponsor events and programs at Island Library. Free root beer floats 10:00 AM – 12:00.
Summer Reading Kickoff — Join us for this exclusive, all-day kickoff celebration! We will be distributing Summer Reading books to all youth, offering fun crafts for the whole family, and promoting our exciting slate of in-person programs happening this Summer. Can’t make it to your branch’s kickoff day? No sweat. Check out the other kickoff events happening across the county throughout the whole week. Drop in for a quick hello or stay awhile, we can’t wait to see you there. Tuesday, Jun 27th,1:00 PM- 7:00PM.
Island Teddy Bear Picnic– Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend along as we read stories and sing songs outside on a blanket (weather permitting). We will follow up with some activities and snacks to share. Ages 2-6, Sat., Jul 1, 10:30 – 11:00 AM.
FOIL’s Generator Project-FOIL would like to install an on-demand Generac generator at the library. The estimated cost is about $15,000. A generator will enable the library to remain open during our frequent power outages. If you are interested in financially supporting this project, you can mail checks to our P.O. Box 204.
The Friends of Island Library( FOIL) is a local non-profit that supports the Island Library through fundraising and promoting the purposes and activities of the Island Library and its community. The FOIL Board meets bi-monthly on the second Monday of the month. The next meeting will be on Jun. 12 at 4:00 PM at the library. All library patrons are welcomed.