Library_Newsletter_NOV.DEC.2018

1 4 L I B R A R Y L I A I S ON Novembe r /Decembe r 2018 631 East 222nd Street / Euclid, Ohio 44123 / (216) 261-5300 / www.euclidlibrary.org November/December 2018 VOLUME 1 / ISSUE 6 LIBRARY HOURS MONDAY – THURSDAY 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM FRIDAY 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM SUNDAY 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Drive-up and walk-up book drops available 24 hours. LIBRARY CLOSED THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Thanksgiving MONDAY, DECEMBER 24 Christmas Eve TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 Christmas Day SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30 BOARD of TRUSTEES The Euclid Public Library Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM. Upcoming Meetings: NOVEMBER 20 DECEMBER 16 Euclid Public Library Foundation Celebrates #GivingTuesday This #GivingTuesday, the Euclid Public Library Foundation will celebrate giving by hosting a special social media campaign to bring awareness to all the many ways the Euclid Public Library supports our community. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on November 27 and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back. Because of library champions like you, Euclid Public Library continues to transform lives through funding graciously donated to the Euclid Public Library Foundation. This is achieved through annual campaigns to increase awareness and raise monetary support for programming and services. In total, your year- end gifts have raised more than $16,000 in funding for programs, technology, author visits, and much more on behalf of the library since the campaign’s launch in 2016. Celebrate #GivingTuesday this year by considering a tax-deductible gift to the Foundation. To donate online, please visit euclidpubliclibraryfoundation.org on Tuesday, November 27. Thank you for your support! Give back to EPL Using AmazonSmile this Holiday Season The Euclid Public Library Foundation is partnering with AmazonSmile to help raise funds. A percentage of every purchase you make on smile.amazon.com will be donated back to the library! To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select the “Euclid Public Library Foundation” before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases. BETTY BILICIC AMY BYRON PATRICK CARMODY CAROLE CASCINI ALICIA CILIBERTO CINDY CLARK BOBBIE CUMMINGS DAVID DEJAK GABE EYE JENNIE FEMEC KATHLEEN FOGARTY BOBBIE GIBBONS DAVID GILLETTE GAY MARIE GODEN ED GOLINSKI KATE HATHWAY NANCY HORVATH DOROTHY IVANCIC CELERSTINE JACKSON HERMINA KACZMAREK BILL KALE BONNIE KALE JOHN KENDEL NANCY KLESS RICHARD KOLODA ANDREA KUHAR SALLY LACOMBE PATRICIA MONROE COLLEEN MORAN STACIE MURRY TOM NEUMAN KAREN NEUMAN ROSEMARY NUGENT JOELLEN O'NEILL JACKIE OWEN TOM PAPPAS ANN PERNA LINDA PETERSON JACKIE POTOKAR MARY POWELL NANCY REED PENNY ROBERTS VICTOR ROSENBERG BETTY ROSSMANN CARL ROSSMANN DEL SERRE ELAINE SHERIDAN CAMILLA SMITH GEORGETTE SVEC HANNAH SZABO DIANE VASACH JANET WALSH ELAINE ZIELINSKI Thank you, Friends of the Library! With help from our Friends, Euclid Public Library earned more than $4,900 during the October Book Sale! Become a Board Member of the Friends of the Library The Board of the Friends of the Euclid Public Library is actively seeking new members. Board members share a common goal to stimulate interest in the library, its many services, activities, and needs. The Board meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 PM to discuss Friends-sponsored activities and events at the library. Terms are limited, and no experience is necessary; all are welcome. For more information about the Board, please contact the Friends via email at foepl@euclidlibrary.org. Annual Cookie Baking Contest It’s time for our annual cookie baking contest! Sponsored by our Friends of the Library, we offer two prizes for each category, the first prize of $50 and the second prize of $25. Pick up an entry form in the library or visit our website for more info. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Shore Room Thank you for supporting the Euclid Public Library Foundation! Living History: The Normandy Invasion Join us for an evening of enlightenment and learning as we view the World War II Normandy Invasion and combat action through the eyes of a U.S. soldier from the fifth Rangers. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 7:00 PM / Lake Room Presenter Peter Booth, will give a first- person account and bring in personal military memorabilia that belonged to his mother and father. Both of Peter’s parents served in the United States Army during World War II. Enjoy light appetizers and refreshments. Sponsored by the Euclid Public Library Foundation. FREE Digital Content When the weather outside turns frightful, visit euclidlibrary.org/emedia to access thousands of books, movies, music, audiobooks, and magazines without ever leaving home!

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