Tag: Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL membership – everyone wins

There are over 4,900 households in SaddleBrooke, yet only about 730 are members of Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL). These members are well aware and take advantage of the benefits of membership. The great work FSL does on behalf of the libraries and the community depends on membership dollars. Anyone can utilize all that the…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Two exciting trips coming in the fall Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries is sponsoring two bus trips for fall 2016 to the historic towns of Bisbee and Prescott. Our first tour is to the mile-high town of Bisbee for three days and two nights, October 5–7. Starting with a visit to the Amerind Foundation to…

FSL announces guest author

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is pleased to announce that Valerie Plame will be the guest speaker at our November 11 Author Luncheon. Valerie Plame is a former covert CIA operations officer. As a covert operative she worked to protect our national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Plame authored best sellers…

FSL presents “The Sinking of the Reuben James”

Friends of the Saddlebrooke Libraries lecture series continues on April 21 with Mark Schwartz presenting “The Sinking of the Reuben James.” The presentation explores the simmering background of military and political issues between two nations on the verge of war. The USS Reuben James was sunk by a Nazi U-boat in the North Atlantic weeks…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Tickets on sale for Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries spring author luncheon William “Kent” Krueger will be the featured speaker at the FSL author luncheon on Monday, March 14, 2016. Krueger is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 mysteries in the Cork O’Connor Series, including Tamarack County and Windigo Island. His novel, Ordinary Grace, won the…

Plan to join a spring tour to Sante Fe

The Friends of the SaddleBrooke Libraries is sponsoring a spring tour to Santa Fe, New Mexico, from April 24 through 29, 2016. Activities will include a walking tour of historic Santa Fe, visits to several museums and a day trip to Taos. The first night’s stay will be in Winslow, Arizona, at the historic La…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

presents lecture on Cuba On July 20, 2015 Cuba and the United States restored diplomatic relations, which had been severed in 1961 during the Cold War. Negotiated in secret in Canada and the Vatican City over the preceding months and with the assistance of Pope Francis, the agreement led to the lifting of some U.S.…

Mark your calendar for Authors’ Expo February 20, 2016

What do Laura Abbot, Patti Albaugh, Ann Anovitz, Ted Beltz, C.D. Bergsgaard, John Bezy, Ann Bolinger McQuade, Kevin Brougher, Bonny Carney, Evelyn Cirincione, Wes Choc, Robert Clayton, Jan Cleere, Alan Day, Lud Deppisch, Sabrina Devonshire, Roz Denny Fox, Nancy Green, Elizabeth Gunn, Richard L. Hamilton, William Hartman, Doug Hocking, D. Lincoln Jones, Jane Kimball, Peter…