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2015 November  
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Congratulations to all involved
in the November 2015

Mega Book Sale!

We had an amazing, record breaking weekend, with total book sales of $6,917!  That is a lot of books!  In addition, we sold $375 in memberships, and received $25 in donations.  So we collected $7,217 in total over the four days.

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The FRIENDS Library Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that its $500 award winners for the

2014 Spring Semester are:
Andria Hoy
Sarah Iammarino.
Both live in Cleveland Hts. and are part-time students in library science at Kent State Univ.

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FRIENDS Wine Tasting Fundraiser was held at

on February 15, 2014
at 2271 Lee Rd.

Wine and Library Lovers continued the glow of  Valentine's Day! They enjoyed tastings of specially chosen wines and an assortment of decadent desserts and hors d'oeuvres handmade by the FRIENDS. Gift certificates for evenings out awaited the winners of several exciting raffle packages.

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FRIENDS of the Heights Libraries hosted the 25th National African American Read-In on Sunday February 23, 2014 at the Harvey & FRIENDS Bookshop.
The public shared readings authored by an African American authors. Students and adults were welcome to share 5 minute sections of some of their favorite writings such as poems, novels and non-fiction. Light refreshments were served.

In 1990, the first African American Read-In was sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English. In 1991, the National Council of Teachers of English joined in the sponsorship. The Read-In has been endorsed by the International Reading Association. Over a million readers of all ethnic groups, from 48 states, the District of Columbia, the West Indies, and African countries have participated. The goal is to make the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities.
For more information and suggested reading lists, please visit: http://www.ncte.org/action/aari

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Articles From the
Heights Observer


What's going on at your library?  - The Heights Observer -  May 5, 2014

Events at CHUH Branch Libaries & FRIENDS events



Friends Spring Mega Book Sale is May 1–4 - The Heights Observer - Apr 29, 2014 

Volunteers have been sorting and boxing donated books for months, and theFriends of Heights Libraries storeroom is bursting at the ...



Friends hosts two February events - The Heights Observer - Jan 30, 2014

Friends of the Heights Libraries will host two February events that are open to the public. Wine Tasting at the WineSpot and African-American Read-In.



Library Friends announce busy autumn season - The Heights Observer - Oct 3, 2013

Mention Friends of Heights Libraries at Barnes & Nobles Bookstore and 10 percent of your purchase will be donated to the organization. Purchases of books, games, ...



Watch for the Heights Libraries Book Bike this summer - The Heights Observer - May 30, 2013

Heights Libraries has a fun new way to reach the community this summerundefinedthe Book Bike! The Book Bike, a gift from the Friends of the Heights ...



Friends of Heights Libraries to host African American Read-In - The Heights Observer - Jan 31, 2013

The Friends of Heights Libraries will host an African American Read-In at 2 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Lee Road Library.


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FRIENDS are glad to support an award winning library system.
Visit http://www.heightslibrary.org/ for mind opening programming and fun!

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