Diamond Bar Friends of the Library


December 1, 2012

13th Annual Librarian Appreciation Luncheon

On Wednesday, November 7 the Friends of the Diamond Bar Library hosted the 13th annual Librarian Appreciation Luncheon in the Windmill Room of the new Diamond Bar Library. This is an annual event to honor all of the librarians in our community. Superintendent Richard Martinez of the Pomona USD and Superintendent Dean Conklin of the Walnut USD joined the Friends along with Mayor Pro Tem Jack Tanaka and Councilmember Ron Everett to congratulate all of our school principals and librarians and our Los Angeles County librarians for their dedication to literacy.

Over sixty people enjoyed a festive lunch from the Mandarin Taste Restaurant and tours of the beautiful new Diamond Bar Library led by Community Library Manager Jesse Lanz and Librarians Julie McCasland and Josh Murray. The librarians especially enjoyed the sense of community and networking this luncheon provides.

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. There are many special sales throughout the month so stop by both of our beautiful locations. Bookstore Manager Mary Hackett 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 Diamond Bar Library, 21800 Copley Drive (across from the AQMD Building).

All proceeds from both 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 at Basically BOOKS at 23447 Golden Springs Drive. Dog On It by Spencer Quinn will be discussed by the group on January 29 at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome and encouraged to attend. The February 26 discussion will feature The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiana. 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-2013 Time Activity Location Remarks
Tuesday, January 29 7 p.m. Book discussion Basically BOOKS Dog On It by Spencer Quinn
Tuesday, February 26 7 p.m. Book Discussion Basically BOOKS The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiana
Saturday, March 9 Preliminary IVRSB Spelling Bee Contact Sherm Griffone at 909 627-3790 for more information.
Saturday, March 16 Finals IVRSB Spelling Bee
Sunday, April 21 4:00 p.m. 20th Annual Wine Soirée Diamond Bar Center The social event of the season with all proceeds benefiting Diamond Bar Library