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Friends Annual Meeting

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The Friends are celebrating another year of books, reading, and supporting our terrific Romeo District Library. Please join us for a brief business meeting to look over the past year, elect Board members and officers and to look forward to an amazing 2017.  Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7 pm
Graubner Library
Light refreshments will be served

2017 Board Nominees: Marcie Cornett, Joyce Hennessee, and Carol Sutherland
2017 Officer Nominees: Marcie Cornett (President), Carol Sutherland (Vice President), Joyce Hennessee (Secretary), and Donna Folland (Treasurer)

Click here for more information about the Friends organization and bylaws and to view past year’s annual reports. Hope to see you! (posted 2/23/2017)

Scholarship Application Now Open

Book and teaThe Friends of the Romeo District Library makes funds available each year to support Romeo area residents or employees of the Romeo District Library who are working towards a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from an accredited institution. Awards range from $500 to $1,500. At least one scholarship of $500 is available annually for employees of the Romeo District Library who are completing their Bachelor’s with the intention of further study in Library and Information Sciences. Since 2002, the Friends have provided over $15,000 in educational support. Applications are due April 1. Scholarships awarded in 2017 may be applied to Fall 2017, Winter 2018, and/or Spring 2018 terms. Click here for detailed information and a link to the online application. (posted 2/23/2017)

Romeo Community Archives

old RomeoThe Romeo Community Archives was established in 2016 and is housed at the Kezar Branch of the Romeo District Library. The Archives feature special collections related to the history of Romeo, Bruce and Washington, including the Romeo Peach Festival and Monday Club. The Joan E and Melvin D Bleich Collection archives the Romeo Observer, the newspaper served our community from 1866 to 2015.  With an initial contribution from the Friends of the Library, Four County Community Foundation has established the Romeo Community Archives Fund which is now accepting donations to support the maintenance and long-term preservation of the Archives. (posted 1/7/2016)