Tuesday, February 23, 2016

FOSL Celebrates 19 Years of Volunteer Service

Thank you, Miriam Van Loan for volunteering for Smyrna Library for 19 years! We are excited to recognize your volunteer service and all that you have contributed!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

FOSL Creates New Children’s Membership

The Friends of Smyrna Library are excited to announce a new program dedicated for children aged 12 or younger.  It costs $5 to join and it includes a special membership package that will arrive via the mail.  Children who join by February 29 will get their name on the Youth Service bulletin board 

Click this link to download the membership form.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

FOSL Sponsors Lecture on the Corner Store & Its Role in African American Culture

Dr. Seneca Vaught today discussed the historical role the “Corner Store” (often called “Mom & Pops” or “bodegas”) has played in African-American culture and how it has evolved over time. 

Vaught is an Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University in the Departments of History and Interdisciplinary Studies.

The "First Sunday" lecture series is held in the Smyrna Public Library Meeting Room and is jointly sponsored by the Friends of Smyrna Library.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

FOSL Celebrates 20 Years of Library Service

Congratulations to Ruth Hayden for 20 years of service with the Smyrna Public Library. Ruth is the Technical Services Librarian and manages the library’s large collection. We are thrilled to celebrate her many years of great service to the library’s patrons!