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Book Fair

 Presented by 

Barnes and Noble

For the benefit of the Mansfield Public Library 

Arlington TX location

Wednesday, December 5th 2014 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm

 

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Barnes & Noble 

The Parks at Arlington Mall

The Parks at Arlington
3881 S. Cooper St # 2027
Arlington, TX 76015
817-472-7559

 FEATURING...

 Choral performances by local schools beginning at 5:30 pm.

Story Time: Polar Express at 6:30 pm and

Elf on the Shelf  at 7:00

Kids! Wear your pajamas to story time and receive a free cookie in the cafe' afterwards. 

 

 Use Book Fair Code 11489408 both in the store and on line December 10th through December 15th.

 A portion of your purchase will benefit Mansfield Public Library!  

Free gift wrapping available !!!!!  

 

You've been Gnominated!

News Flash!!!
The friends of the Mansfield Public Library have won a National friends of Libraries Week Award from United for Libraries, ALTAFF, a division of ALA, for their "gnominating campaign" in October of 2012. You can visit the Friends Awards page to read about other awards the friends have won over the years, for their relentless efforts on behalf of the Mansfield Public library. Join the friends today and be a part of something special.

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Welcome to the website for the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library in Mansfield, Texas. 

We are planning a very exciting year . Come join us!

Next Meeting Date: May 13, 2014

New Meeting Time is 6:00 pm

(no meeting in July or August)

Support Your Local Library

Here are some resources you can use to support Libraries

Texas Library Association: http://www.txla.org
American Library Association: http://ala.org
ALTAFF: http://www.ala.org/altaff/about

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Our Mission:

The Friends of the Mansfield Public Library is a group of volunteers who actively support the library and its mission through fundraising, promotion, and advocacy.

Joining the Friends is a great way to support your local library and to make a difference in your community.

To provide financial support for the library, the Friends operate an ongoing used book sale, which raises thousands of dollars each year.  The Friends also offer durable canvas book bags in two sizes, plastic book bags, electronic time-keeping bookmarks, and "Really Big Coloring Books" for sale in the library.  Check out our "Friends Store" page for more information on these items.  If you have used, recently published books, you can donate them to our used book sale and receive a tax deduction!  Just bring your used books to the circulation desk at the library. 

The Friends also put on the fantastic "Mansfield Reads!" program each year, in which a renowned author visits our city to discuss the particular book chosen for that year's program.  Different exciting events are scheduled each year to tie in with the book's theme.  A Friday night "Author Event" is scheduled in which the public is invited to meet the author face-to-face.  Previous Reads! authors include well-known, award-winning writers Robert Olen Butler, Paul Boller, Elmer Kelton, JA Jance, H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger, and Tim Madigan.  The Friends also hosts a "Mansfield Writes!" each fall in which a panel of popular local authors share writing tips with an audience of aspiring writers.  See our Mansfield Reads! and Mansfield Writes! pages for more details.

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Mansfield Public Library Hours

Monday-10:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Tuesday-10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday-10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday-10:00 AM- 8:00 PM
Friday-10:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Saturday-10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Sunday- Library Is CLOSED
For more information please visit the Library's website



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