Friends of the Library

NEWS EVENTS

ADVENTURES IN DINING

Join us for some fun and friendship as we sample some of the area’s great cuisines!  Our next dining adventure will have us tasting samples of a new and interesting Greek menu.

PLACE: Davenports

70 Main Street

Mineola, NY

516-248-8300

DATE: Monday, December 8, 2014

TIME: 12 noon

DETAILS: $25 – Complete Lunch (including tax and gratuities) – Salad, choice of entrees and a dessert cart with coffee and tea.  Cash bar for wine or other drinks.

RESERVATIONS: Deadline for ALL reservations is Saturday, December 6.

PAYMENT: Either a check made out to the Friends of the Mineola Library or cash is required with a reservation.  Drop off reservations at the Library or send to: Bernardette Vaskas, Treas., c/o Friends of the MIneola Library, 195 Marcellus Rd., Mineola, NY 11501.  Any questions or cancellations – call (516) 294-1041.

MEMBERS/OFFICERS

President – Dorothy Campbell

Vice President – Madeline Maffetore

Secretary – Carolyn Ayers

Treasurer – Bernardette Vaskas

WHO WE ARE

    • The Friends is an organization of people who recognize the value of a library to their community.
    • It is an entity entirely separate and distinct from the Mineola Memorial Library.
    • Its membership is open to all. You do not have to be a Library member or a Mineola resident to join the Friends and/or participate in their activities.
    • The Friends are the fundraising arm of the Library.

WHAT THE FRIENDS DO

The Friends seek: to promote the Library’s use by the community, to focus attention on a Library’s many services, and to enhance the Library’s many programs and activities.

THE FRIENDS’ MEMBERSHIP DUES AND DONATIONS HELP TO:

      • Purchase items needed by the Library.
      • Subsidize additional programs and activities for the Library.

HOW OLD IS THIS ORGANIZATION?

Over 25 years old. The Friends of the Mineola Memorial Library was incorporated by the State of New York on June 21, 1979.

WHAT KIND OF ORGANIZATION IS THE FRIENDS?

It is a non-profit organization incorporated under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All monies are held separately by the Friends in accordance with its charter and are not commingled with the Libraries’ funds. Except for expenses, all monies held by the Friends must be used exclusively to benefit the Library in a various number of ways.

ARE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE FRIENDS DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes! Because the Friends was set up as a non-profit organization, all dues and donations are tax-deductible.

HOW DO I JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE MINEOLA MEMORIAL LIBRARY?

Fill out our Annual Membership Form and send it to:

Friends of the Mineola Memorial Library
c/o Mineola Memorial Library
195 Marcellus Rd.
Mineola, NY 11501