Diamond Bar Friends of the Library

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April 1, 2013

US Bank Display

Friends of the Diamond Bar Library display at U.S. Bank publicizing Basically BOOKS and the 20th annual Wine Soiree

20th Annual Wine Soiree COMING APRIL 21!

Tickets are available around Diamond Bar for the 20th annual Wine Soiree to benefit the Diamond Bar Library. This is the "social event of the year in Diamond Bar" so do not miss this opportunity to have a great afternoon of good company, music, food and wine tasting and also know that all the proceeds will directly benefit the Diamond Bar Library.

The Friends of the Library is sponsoring the Beer and Wine Garden at the Diamond Bar Birthday on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets to the Soiree will be available that day so stop by that day to visit with the Friends, purchase your Soiree tickets and find out more about the great organization in Diamond Bar.

Tickets also can be purchased at these Diamond Bar locations: Basically BOOKS, 23447 Golden Springs Drive; California Bank & Trust, 1200 S. Diamond Bar Boulevard; Diamond Bar Library, 21800 Copley Drive; and U.S. Bank, 1175 Grand Avenue. Where were you on Sunday, March 20, 1994? Were you at the first annual Wine Soiree to benefit the Diamond Bar Library?

According to co-chairs, Nancy Lyons, Rick Rogers and Tony Torng, countless books and other materials have been purchased, many interesting and informative children, teen and adult programs have been sponsored. Larger purchases include the outdoor electronic sign, furniture for the library, self-checkout stations and the $80,000 donated last year to the new library construction

Come and join this festive and exciting afternoon with delicious food from local restaurants, great wine from the Jerry Mead New World International Wine Competition, music, and exciting book, silent and live auctions. Restaurant food hosts who are serving delicious food samples are Aljibani Halal Market, Chili's Grill and Bar, Claro's Italian Restaurant, Coco's Restaurant, Diamond Bar Golf Course Catering, Diamond Palace, East 180, Graber Olive House, It's A Grind, Julie's Cafe, Kyala Sushi & Japanese Cuisine, Mandarin Taste Restaurant, Mimi's Cafe, Mother's Market & Kitchen, Nini Bakery, Ranch House, Round Table Pizza, The Whole Enchilada and Yellow Bus Cafe.

The annual Wine Soiree is an institution in Diamond Bar and is a great way to meet new and old friends and neighbors. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $60 at the door. A unique souvenir wine glass and program are included with each ticket. Tickets are available by calling 909 861-2002

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 fourth Tuesday of each month at Basically BOOKS at 23447 Golden Springs Drive. The April 23 discussion will feature The Lotus Eater by Tatjana Soli. For more information, please call Alice Moffitt at 909 396-9954 or email to BasicallyBOOKS@aol.com.

Resources for the Classroom Days at Basically BOOKS

The Friends of the Diamond Bar Library recognizes how important teachers are to fostering literacy in our community. We will be offering special times and events on the second Tuesday of each month at both Basically BOOKS locations for teachers to expand their classroom libraries. Books and education videos will be offered at special discounts for teachers at all levels. "Resources for the Classroom" Days will be held on Tuesday, March 12 and Tues, April 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. We invite all teachers to join us for these special teacher appreciation afternoons. Teachers can sign up at either Basically BOOKS location or email to Basically BOOKS@aol.com to receive more information.

Basically BOOKS non-profit bookstores are located 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).

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/
Basically BOOKS at The Village shopping center: 909 396-9954
Basically BOKS at the new Diamond Bar Library: 909 612-0276

Friends of the Diamond Bar Library Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. in the Windmill Room at the Diamond Bar Library. The public is invited to attend.

Date-2013 Time Activity Location Remarks
Saturday, April 14 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Diamond Bar Birthday Party Pantera Park Look for the Friends at the Beer and Wine Garden
Sunday, April 21 4:00 p.m. 20th Annual Wine Soiree Diamond Bar Center The social event of the season with all proceeds benefiting Diamond Bar Library
Tuesday, April 23 7 p.m. Book Discussion Basically BOOKS The Lotus Eater by Tatjana Soli (Suggested by Rachel Kirk)