Category Archives: Fairfax County Public Library News

Fairfax County to audit Friends groups

We are very dismayed to learn that the Board of Trustees has voted to audit Friends groups. This action is a serious blow to the relationship that Friends groups have with the county, and a hamper to our ability to … Continue reading

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Summary of the September 10th Friends Forum

The Fairfax Library Friends met at Kings Park library to discuss the most recent agenda of issues the library system will face. The library foundation considers the Friends groups to be of paramount importance in tackling these issues. First, Sam … Continue reading

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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: 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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