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Cookbooks, StoryCorps and thanks

Posted by boston.com  February 5, 2014 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Friends of the Somerville Public Library: 

Thanks to the generosity and support of many new members we have started 2014 with some healthy fundraising. A massive thanks as well to all the hard-working staff of the 3 Somerville Library branches, whose energy and presence inspires patrons and Friends daily.  
  
Over 1,000 cookbooks will be displayed and available to you at the Somerville Winter Farmer's Market next Saturday, February 8th. We will be at The Armory from 9:30am- 2pm that day with a HUGE selection featuring cookbooks from 1950's to current day. 

Buy a cookbook and proceeds benefit the Friends of the Somerville Public Library and also support the farmer's market SNAP initiative. SNAP payments (the "Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program" formerly known as Food Stamps) are accepted and welcomed at the market in an effort to promote their food choices. See you there! (191 Highland Ave: bus #88 or #90)  

 
Be part of history in the making! Somerville Public Library is one of ten public libraries across the United States to be selected as a StoryCorps @yourlibrary pilot site. Through this project the SPL aims to record the voices of a diverse mix of Somerville residents and to capture their stories, thoughts, and ideas. Somerville teens, families, and adults, come by to find out more, sign up for a time, and to share your story! Saturday, February 8th 2:30-5pm or Sunday, February 9th 3:30-5pm. storycorp @yourlibrary
 
Educational, and Social Library Programs Are Possible With Your Generous Support.
If you have not taken the opportunity, please consider joining the Friends and supporting the Library as a valuable resource in Somerville. The Friends of the Somerville Public Library is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) organization, and your donations are fully tax-deductible. Alternatively we would love to include you as a volunteer... simply reply to this email for more info or meet us at the Armory next Saturday.

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