Thank you for making this year's Friends Annual Meeting & Appreciation Lunch a success!
In addition to President Alice Chambers review of 2018 accomplishments, attendees were treated to keynote speaker Dr. Robert Watson, accomplished author and historian and distinguished Professor of American History, Lynn University, with his presentation, "POLITICS: Dysfunction, incivility...the Supreme court."
One of the highlights of this year's luncheon was the presentation of the Ingrid Eckler Scholarship Award to four dedicated Library staff who are pursuing a degree in Library and Information Science:
Ingrid Eckler Scholarship winners: Kandace Ryan and Katrina Brockway (not pictured: Trent Mellinger and Brenda Gonzalez).
Congratulations to all of this year's scholarship winners and thank you to Friends of the Library members for your continued support!
The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library serves to create an association of people interested in books and libraries. We serve to focus public attention on library services, facilities and needs. Raising funds for scholarships and special projects and to stimulate gifts to the collection, endowments and bequests.
We endeavor to assist in the development of programs for the extension and improvement of library services and resources to adequately serve the needs of the population of the Palm Beach County Public Library System.
Finally, we seek to advocate on the library's behalf in order to inform elected officials, as well as the public, about the services that the library provides to our community and their continued need for funding.