February 1, 2018

February 2018 Newsletter

SHP February Special The Donations Only special in October did so well that we’re going to try it again! People are asked to give a donation of their choosing for books and media. This excludes Collector’s Corner. These donations help to fund many of the Library’s projects: Sunday Monthly Music Events, signage, OverDrive subscription and […]

January 2, 2018

January 2018 Newsletter

SHP Special for January Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1. Excludes Collector’s Corner. Hill Country Authors Series: Jeff Abbott This event only: get a $2.00 discount when you order online! Go to the Friends website https://folgeorgetown.org/event/hcas-jeff-abbott to order at the discounted rate. Austin novelist Jeff Abbott will return as speaker at the Hill Country Authors Series on […]

December 1, 2017

December 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special Hardcovers are $2.00 and paperbacks are $1.00. Collector’s Corner is 25% off during December. Children’s/Teens’ books are 4 for $1.00! Library/SHP Closures The Library and SHP will be closed December 24, 25, 26 and January 1, 2018. The Library will close at 6:00 p.m. weekdays Dec. 18-22 and 27-29. On those days the final SHP shift […]

October 31, 2017

November 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special After several months of experimenting with prices, we’ve decided to change the price of hardbacks books to $2.00. Paperbacks will remain $1.00. This gives everyone the opportunity to have a great deal every day. This pricing excludes items in the Collector’s Corner. We will have unadvertised specials as needed. Library Closures Note […]

October 4, 2017

October 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special We’re trying something new in October. The price of any item in Second-Hand Prose—excluding Collector’s Corner and HCAS tickets—is a donation of the customer’s choosing.   Saying Goodbye Our long-time editor for the FOL monthly newsletter, Randy McCrea, has decided to retire. He has been our editor for several years, even staying on […]

September 1, 2017

September 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special Hardcovers are only $2.00 AND Collector’s Corner is 25% off during September! Annual Membership Meeting Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the Friends Room on the 2nd floor Please join us as we review our year’s activities and elect new officers and directors for the coming 2017-2018 year. Buffet lunch included: Chicken salad […]

August 2, 2017

August 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special Hardcovers are only $2.00 during August! (Excludes Collector’s Corner) Upcoming Events September is almost here, and we’re gearing up for some exciting events! Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss out. September 13, 12:00-1:00 — Friends of the Georgetown Public Library Annual Meeting. Come enjoy lunch provided by the Red Poppy Café […]

July 2, 2017

July 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special Hardcovers are only $2.00 during July! (Excludes Collector’s Corner) Arts in the Library Here’s a great way to beat the summer heat! On the second floor check out the current exhibition of drawings by Heidi Pitre, an artist who draws on old library check-out cards! Also, the annual sculpture show will be held. Always some […]

June 1, 2017

June 2017 Newsletter

SHP Monthly Special Hardcovers are $2.00 during June! Collector’s Corner: Buy One, Get One Free (of equal or lesser value). Hill Country Authors Series The recent Hill Country Author Series event was a great success!! Over 160 people enjoyed Paulette Jiles speaking on her new book, “News of the World.” The book was on the […]