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|The Friends of the Library are Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors|
The Friends are seeking candidates from the greater Lewes area to serve a three-year appointment on the Board of Directors. Interested individuals must be a current member of the Friends of the Lewes Public Library. To be considered, please send a completed application by Friday, June 7, 2013 to:
Candace Vessella, President
Download Board Application, or pick one up at the library circulation desk
The purpose of the Friends Board of Directors is to promote the library and help raise funds for its use such purchasing lending materials including books, sponsoring performances, and enhancing the Children's Program. Meetings are held every other month.
For further information, contact Candace Vessella at 302-703-2212.
|Cooking with Lewes Friends:
A Collection of Recipes by the Friends of the Lewes Public Library
Cooking with Lewes Friends is now available at the library! In addition to the 350 recipes from Lewes restaurants and 200 individuals across the Cape Region, the cookbook also showcases organizations and iconic features of Lewes.
The cover art, an original watercolor painting, depicts the bi-annual book sale. Photographs from Kevin Fleming, Ron MacArthur and the Lewes Historical Society are complemented by descriptions of Lewes features. This is a book that will delight locals and visitors alike. It makes a great gift and is a “must have” for every cook’s collection.
The cost of the cookbook is $20.00. All proceeds benefit the Library. You can purchase copies of this beautiful cookbook at the library Circulation Desk during regular business hours with either cash or a check payable to the Friends of the LPL.
You also can purchase copies online for pick up at the library or have them mailed to you.
Don't forget to purchase your copy of The Friends' Anthology, No Place Like Here, today!
The Friends of the Lewes Public Library is a separate 501c(3) affiliate of contributing members who support library services by organizing and sponsoring various projects including:
The Annual Membership drive is conducted by the Friends beginning in June and July of each year. Since the Friends and the library function on a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year, this is the appropriate time of year for the drive to be held. However, memberships are accepted at any time during the year.
There are two ways to become a Friend: online through our Network for Good Account by clicking the icon below,
Instructions for completing the Network for Good online membership form
or you may complete the Friends membership form (pdf). Mail the form & your check payable to Friends of Lewes Public Library to:
Friends of Lewes Public Library
P.O. Box 356
Lewes, DE 19958
Book Sales are always held 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the first Saturday of May and the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Friends members may receive an invitation to a Book Sale preview night prior to the public opening of the book sales.
For questions and more information about the Friends of the Library, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candace Vessella, President
Karen Fischer, Vice President
Neal Tash, Treasurer
Jane Govatos, Secretary
Bruce Collins, Director
Tana Gilmore, Director
Cindy King, Director
Penny O'Mullan, Director
William Regli, Director
Carol Mertes Smith, Director
The purpose of the Friends Board of Directors is to promote the library and help raise funds to sponsor performances, enhance the Children's Program, and purchase lending materials, including books. Meetings are held every other month. Individuals from the greater Lewes area who current members of the Friends of the Lewes Public Library may be considered for a three-year appointment on the Board of Directors. To be considered, please send a completed application to Candace Vessella, President, Friends of the Lewes Public Library Board of Directors, P.O. Box 356, Lewes, DE 19958. Applications can be downloaded here or be picked up at the library. For further information, contact Candace Vessella at 302-703-2212