Upcoming Foundation Events

December 1st, 2021

Dear Friend,

As we approach the end of 2021, we at the Stone Ridge Library Foundation are looking forward to the New Year with hope and the expectation of an even better year ahead. During the past year the Stone Ridge Library faced many difficult decisions in reopening and reintroducing its many programs after last year’s shutdown. The Library is felt by so many of us to be the heart of the community, and the return of services and programs meant a reassuring return to normality and reconnection.

In 2021 the Library hosted many in-person events such as art exhibits, poetry and writers’ groups and the Knitters’ Club. Digital events included online tours of the Cloisters and the New York Public Library. There was increased usage of online borrowing of books and movies on platforms such as Kanopy, Libby and Overdrive. Virtual story hours connected children across the community. Other plans for increased services and events in 2022 are in the works.

Next year, in place of the traditional fair, the Library has three new and exciting community events lined up for the spring, summer and fall. The Little Book Barn will become a bigger book barn, and an outdoor patio for events is planned. New programs will feature a monthly Guitar Jam, an in-person Children’s Story Hour and events featuring guest authors, artists and lecturers. The children’s playground will be updated. The Library Foundation will continue to host and participate in events such as Hudson Valley Gives, the Butcher & Bar Community Movie Night Benefit and our popular Online Auction. Thanks to your donations, we will continue to support the Library and help to make next year’s plans a reality.

Once again, we at the Foundation are asking for your continued support and generosity so that the Library can provide an even richer experience for you in 2022. Our best wishes for a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season and New Year. See you at the Library!

Sincerely,

 

Varcia Venetzanos
President

 

CLICK HERE to invest in the Library’s future by making an end-of-year donation.

Thank you for your support!


PAST EVENTS:

Buy groceries and support the Library!

Our friends at the High Falls Food Co-op have selected the Stone Ridge Library Foundation as the recipient of their November Round Up Program.

Shop at the Co-op anytime during the month of November and “Round Up” your purchase to the nearest dollar. (Your total is $26.31…Would you like to Round Up to $27.00? Yes please!) That extra change will make a difference when it’s collected and donated to the SRLF!

The Co-op provides ethically-sourced products at the lowest prices possible. Check out their great selection of grocery, produce, bulk items (liquid, dry and spices), meat and dairy, health and beauty products – plus their fabulous prepared foods deli case.  Shopping discounts are offered with Co-op membership.

Support the Library, the Co-op AND local farmers by ordering your Thanksgiving turkey from the Co-op! SRLF Round-Up Program is in effect for all of November!

For more information contact the High Falls Food Co-op at: contact@highfallsfoodcoop.com or  845-687-7262.

 

Thank you for supporting our recent

ONLINE AUCTION!!

We are thrilled to report that it was a great success.  We exceeded our goal and raised over $6,000 for the Library!  We couldn’t have done it without YOU.  Your support and generosity are truly appreciated!

The Stone Ridge Library is all about supporting our community. Its collections, events, programs, public computers, and other resources could not be freely offered without YOUR support.  Every bid helps the Library, and we’re offering something for everyone and every budget.  Check back daily as new items will continue to be added!

Thanks to the many local businesses and individuals who have contributed to our auction!

 

Diane Silverberg
Kay Sutka
Linda Still
Lisa St. John
Mary Crisp
Rebecca Kalin
Rob Miraldi
Wendy Hollender

YOUR SUPPORT SUSTAINS US!

 

For more information please contact:

Aimee Bowe, Foundation Coordinator
foundation@stoneridgelibrary.org • 845-687-7023 ext. 7

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