Author Archives: BlancheK

Funding Clowns

For the 2011 Summer Reading Program’s kickoff event on June 21, the branch has requested funding for two clowns, $340 total ($170 each).  One clown paints faces and hands, and the other clown twists balloons.  Last year the clowns were … Continue reading

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Please Vote: 2012 Periodicals

Title SubscriptionPrice Ju Bu Saeng Hwal $168.00 Kiki Magazine $36.00 Quilters Newsletter Magazine $35.00 Saveur Magazine $32.95 Wall Street Journal $249.00 Washington Post $292.28 Women’s Health $14.97 FCPL budget has not cut additional periodicals this year; we are being asked … Continue reading

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Please Vote: Cleaning of upholstery

We finally got a quote for upholstery cleaning!  And it’s way better than we expected.  (We thought it would be $10 per chair.)  The total is $97 for 17 of the meeting room chairs ($3 each) + 20 of the … Continue reading

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2 Votes Regarding Branch Chairs

As you know, we’ve discussed reupholstering some of our chairs (the ones with ripped fabric) and also cleaning some of our other chairs (many of them are stained).  Jennifer is still trying to get a quote for cleaning the seats … Continue reading

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Please Vote: Kids’ Summer Reading Coupon

Please vote on whether the Friends of Kingstowne Library should participate in the county-wide coupon book distributed to all children who complete the Summer Reading Program reading requirement.  The coupon is good for $2 off a $5 purchase at any … Continue reading

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