Reminder! Sale today…

LIBRARY PLANT/BOOK/FOOD/TAG SALE, Saturday May 26, 8am-3pm. Rain or shine.

Free seeds, too!

Come on down, and support the library!

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Palermo Community Library’s new Living Library Collection

With a generous grant from Healthy Waldo County, the Superfoods program at the Palermo Library now has a collection of garden seeds which you can “borrow”, plant, and then when you harvest your produce in the fall, you save some of the seeds and return them to the library. The goal is to help folks create healthy food gardens and preserve seeds from the community. Right now there are ten sets of seeds patrons can check out, plus some extra seed packets anyone can take. If you want to participate in this exciting new program, please come in soon, while there is still time to plant. Also, note that you can get a membership card no matter where you live. The Palermo Community Library welcomes all.

The other new and exciting project happening at the library is the new community garden on the library grounds. The library can use all the help you have to offer in putting in raised bed gardens, and planting seeds and seedlings. Right now what is most needed is soil and compost, and lumber for the raised beds. But donations of garden tools, a rain barrel, pretty stones, or other garden decorations, as well as volunteers to build and plant, are very much appreciated as well.

Finally, the Saturday Morning Superfoods program will be starting up for the summer again, sometime early June. Come by and explore local, healthy, fun foods!

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LIBRARY PLANT/BOOK/FOOD/TAG SALE, Saturday May 26, 8-3.

Huge fundraiser. First of the Season. Something for EVERYONE!
FMI drop by Library Tuesdays, 2-7, Thursdays, 3-6, or Saturdays 10-2/ or leave message at 993-6088.

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MEMBERSHIP MEETING Tuesday, May 15, 7:00p.m.

Hi, everyone. Just want to remind all of us about the May meeting. Everyone interested in helping out the library is welcome to come.

We will talk about a couple new issues (fun and important) and then make certain all is in place for the BIG fundraiser on May 26th. We will get a status report from each committee and will review the game plan for prep work and day of sale needs. See you on the 15th at 7:00p.m. Mark your calenders and REMIND your friends and neighbors about the plant/book/food/tag sale.

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Free seed and scion exchange at MOFGA

For all you superfoods and local foods fans, check out the free seed and scion (tree branches that can grow into new trees) exchange at the Common Ground Fairgrounds (MOFGA) this coming Sunday. Bring seeds and scions to offer for free (or healthy snacks, or just your enthusiasm) and take home all kinds of wonderful things for free. It’s from noon to 4pm in Unity. Many of the seeds that we’ve been offering in the Superfoods program (which will be starting up again very soon!) came from this event last year.

For more information see the MOFGA event page.

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STORY HOUR WITH IRENE MORTKO IS BACK!

It must be Spring! Our very special story-lady, Irene Mortko, will be at the Library in a couple weeks. On Saturday, April 7th, at 10:00a.m. she will kick off the 2012 season with THE RUNAWAY BUNNY. Mark your kid’s calender for this fun morning. SEE YOU AT THE LIBRARY!

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ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING. Monday, March 19, 7:00p.m.

Please join fellow members, patrons, volunteers and Board Members at this special gathering. We will look at the future of our little Library with some big ideas. Join the “crew” as we brainstorm fundraising ideas(we have a few!), community out reach plans and our all important Spring clean-up day. Together we can do amazing things as we encourage involvement and investment on so many levels. Share your thoughts. Bring a friend. Enjoy an informal evening of working together as we brainstorm for 2012.

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