Diamond Bar Friends of the Library

eNewsletter

July 3, 2012

Entrance to new Diamond Bar Library, June 2012

Entrance to new Diamond Bar Library, June 2012

Save the Date to Celebrate the Grand Opening of Diamond Bar's New Library!

Planning, preparation and construction of Diamond Bar's new library have been in the works for almost two years, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 28, 2012. The current library has approximately 9,600 square and the beautiful new facility will have approximately 18,245 square feet. This outstanding library will have ample parking, a large community room, and many more books, materials and events.
That evening of July 28 at 6:30 p.m., the Friends of the Diamond Bar Library is planning a festive celebratory gala to mark this significant event! Chair Ruth Low promises a once-in-a-lifetime evening where you can enjoy a delicious dinner with music, wine, appetizers and dessert in the newly opened library building. Join us to show your support for literacy in our community and for the greatly improved new Diamond Bar Library. Tickets are $35 each and include a catered dinner, music and other surprises.
The new Diamond Bar Library is located at 21800 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765. For more information or for tickets, please call Ticket Chair Rosette Clippinger at 909 525-8828 or email to dbrosette@aol.com. Tickets will be limited so please reserve your tickets early. You can also send you payment of $35 for each ticket to Friends of Diamond Bar Library, Attention: Rosette Clippinger, 23441 Golden Springs Drive #232, Diamond Bar, CA 91765.

Looking for Volunteers at Basically BOOKS

Are you looking for a great volunteer experience in Diamond Bar? Basically BOOKS, the Friends of the Diamond Bar Library non-profit bookstore, is a friendly place serving the community as a resource for school, work and pleasure reading at exceptionally low prices. Bookstore Manager Mary Hackett is planning to open a second location with the opening of the new Diamond Bar Library. She is actively looking for new volunteers to staff the present location at 23447 Golden Springs Road (near the intersection of Golden Springs and Diamond Bar Boulevard) and the new bookstore at the new Diamond Bar Library, 21800 Copley Drive (across from the AQMD Building).
All proceeds from Basically BOOKS directly benefit the Diamond Bar Library. For more information, please call bookstore manager Mary Hackett at 909 396-9954 or email to BasicallyBOOKS@aol.com.
Book discussions are held on the last Tuesday of each month. The July 25 selection is Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah. The August 29 book will be Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman. New members are always welcome. New members are always welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, please call Alice Moffitt at 909 396-9954 or email to BasicallyBOOKS @aol.com.

For more information on Diamond Bar Library programs use the link: http://www.colapublib.org/libs/diamondbar/
For more information on Friends of Diamond Bar Library use the link: www.dblibraryfriends.org/

Date-2012 Time Activity Location Remarks
Tuesday, July 25 7 p.m. Book discussion 23447 Golden Springs Drive Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah
Saturday, July 28 10:00 a.m. Grand Opening of new Diamond Bar Library 21800 Copley Drive Diamond Bar Visit the City of Diamond Bar website for more information.
Saturday, July 28 6:30 p.m. Gala Celebration of new Diamond Bar Library 21800 Copley Drive Diamond Bar Sponsored by the Friends of the Diamond Bar Library
Tuesday, August 29 7:00 p.m. Book Discussion 23447 Golden Springs Drive Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
Date-2013 Time Activity Location Remarks
Saturday, March 9 Preliminary IVRSB Spelling Bee
Saturday, March 16 Finals IVRSB Spelling Bee