Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library Present Gift of $25,000 to the Fernandina Beach Branch Library to Promote Literacy and Life-long Learning
Fernandina Beach, FL (April 23, 2021) – The Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library (FOL) presented their annual gift of $25,000 to Nassau County Library Director Dawn Bostwick at the annual meeting of the FOL on February 25, 2021. “We are pleased to be able to make this gift to the Fernandina Beach Library,” said FOL President Jody Mackle. “It is made possible by the generosity of local patrons and book lovers throughout our community.”
The annual gift will be used for a variety of books and materials that will support literacy and life-long learning for members of the Fernandina Beach community. “We will be using the funds to purchase ebooks and audiobooks with cloud Library, digital media with Hoopla, print newspapers and magazines, ALE (Ancestry Library Edition), small equipment and other books,” said Bostwick. “It is amazing that in these challenging times the Friends of the Library can offer such a generous gift again. I am so grateful to the Friends and their dedication to the Library. We would not be able to offer these additional items without their help.”
For further details on the Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library as well as membership information and volunteer opportunities, please visit www.fernandinaFOL.org.
Photo caption: Front row: FOL President Jody Mackle presents the annual FOL gift to Nassau County Library Director Dawn Bostwick. Other board members from left: Terri Dean, Joan Sheppard, Chuck Comeau, Ann Freeman, Mary Louise Hester, Christine Meehan, Claudia Zane, Vicki Harnage Whittemore, Margaret Bellucci. Board members not pictured: Hope Foley, Ann Martin, Virgina Mealing, Sara Moerman.
Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library is a 501 ( c ) (3) nonprofit corporation.
Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote literacy and lifelong learning in our community through programs, advocacy and fundraising for the Fernandina Beach Library. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 800-HELPFLA (800-435-7352) OR VIA THE INTERNET AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #CH18122.
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