News & Events
The Friends host several events throughout the year. Check back regularly to see what we're up to!
10/17/2013: 10th Annual North Grenville Book Fair Scheduled for October 17th -19th, 2013
The 10th Annual North Grenville Book Fair is scheduled for October 17-19, 2013.
Book donations will be accepted on the following dates: June 8, July 6, August 3, September 7, and October 5, from 10-2 pm at the Ferguson Forestry Centre.
We accept Fiction, Non-Fiction; Adult & Children’s Books; Books on Tape, and DVDs. Books in good condition please. Our sale is only as good as the donations we get. Books that are damp, mouldy, or smelly, have torn covers, missing pages, or have been nibbled on by the family pet cannot be sold. Please recycle these books yourself.
Friends Receives Gabriele Schreiber Award from FOCAL
We are pleased to announce that we have been named the recipient of the Gabriele Schreiber Friends of the Year Award for 2011.
Read more: http://www.accessola.com/focal/Award/2011/2011award.html
Congratulations to the Winners of Our Bookmark Contest!
Click Here to View the Winning Designs
Friends Celebrate 10th Anniversary at the New Library
The Friends of the North Grenville Public Library celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a lovely reception at the North Grenville Public Library, Norenberg Building on November 27, 2011.
Specials awards were handed out to the following individuals who have helped to make this community a very special place through their support of the library.
Friends Donate Tote Bags for Official Opening of New Library
Friends donated a thousand dollars for the purchase of special tote bags which were distributed during the official opening of our new library. Four hundred fifty Friends brochures were also included in the tote bags.
OPP BBQ nets $759.00
Again this past summer, Friends was invited by the local OPP detachment to partake of one of its summer BBQs. EMC, thanks to Ashley Kulp, furnished the food and drinks. Fran Thompson, Jean Kilfoyle, Roberta Russell, and Patrick Babin provided backup. We appreciate Cathy Lindsay’s continued support.
Friends of the NGPL Receives Civics Award
The Friends of the NGPL received the Civics Award in the Arts & Culture category on April 27, 2009. The award was presented to Pat Babin and the steering committee by Barb Tobin, Councillor.