Monday, September 17, 2018

FOSL meeting CANCELLED due to weather


Due to the forecasted severe weather, the meeting tonight has been cancelled.

Please contact Kathy Carr if you were planning to attend our FOSL meeting and we will reschedule keeping your calendar in mind.  Email 

Thanks for your understanding!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Suggested new slate of board members

Possible new slate of board members

President: Kathy Carr
Vice- President: Sandy Murphy
Secretary: Sammie Mays
Treasurer: Christine Steppe

** Nominations will be taken through email and at the next FOSL meeting on Sept. 17, 2018 **

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

FOSL Book Club Selections

The FOSL Book Club will meet the 3rd Monday of each month in the conference room from 6-7pm.  If the library is closed, we select someone's home.  All are still welcome, just email for the time and location.

Sept. 17 - Crazy, VA by Shannon Hill

Oct. 15 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backmann

Nov. 19 - Shibboleth by DJ Mailmann**Note author is coming to participate in discussion**

Dec. - nothing at this time

Jan. 21 @ noon - The Secrets in the Sauce by Linda Evans Shepherd at JM's house (email if interested in attending and not a current member)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Next FOSL meeting

Please come join us for our next FOSL meeting on September 17 at 5:30pm in the conference room at Smoot library. Anyone interested in serving on the Board is asked to email Thanks to all!

Monday, July 9, 2018

Local author joins FOSL book club

John M Wills will join us at Smoot library at 6pm to discuss his book The Storm.  All are welcome to join us!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Book club summer reminder

Repeated from Jan 17

June 18  6-7pm  Murder in an Irish Village by Carlene O'Connor

July 16  6-7pm. The Storm by John M Wills
      ** John will be coming to participate in the discussion **

August 20  6-7pm  Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time to Renew your membership OR Join the Friends of Smoot Library

January - Time to Renew or become a Friend of the Library

Become a 2018 member of the Friends of the Smoot Library or renew:

$10.00 for an individual membership

$20.00 for a family membership


For 2018, receive half price on all regular priced


Receive a FREE bag of books when you become
a member or renew.


Receive coupons for a free regular priced item
each month thru 2018.
One coupon for an individual member.
One coupon per family member for a family

FOSL Book Club 2018 Schedule

Meet at Smoot Library from 6-7pm
Usually in the Conference Room

January 15 - Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
                  - at Diane Gray's house since the library is closed

February 19 - Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown
                     - at Diane's house since the library is closed

March 19 - Booked to Die by John Dunning

April 16 - Still Life by Louise Penny

May 21 - PD James' Sleep No More, 6 murderous tales

June 18 - Murder in an Irish Village by Carlene O'Connor

July 16 - The Storm by John M. Wills

August 20 - Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

FOSL Book Club

Smoot Library, Conference room, from 6-7 unless otherwise noted

Sept. 25  Naked Ambition by Rick Pullen 

Oct. 23   Guide Book to Murder by Lynn Cahoon

No meeting in November

Dec. 18   The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Jan. 15    Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
     ** Library is closed for the holiday, so meeting at Diane Gray's house at 5pm**
        *Bring book ideas to this gathering to plan out the rest of the year.*


Saturday, August 19, 2017

August book club

We will meet Monday, Aug 21 at 6pm to discuss Live Right and Find Happiness by Dave Berry.  All are welcome!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

July 17 - visiting local author and historian

Donna Davis, author of Here is the Church, and historian, Bill Shorter, will join the FOSL Book Club on July 17th from 6-7pm in the program room.  ALL are invited.  Light snacks will be provided.

Monday, May 22, 2017

May and June sales

May - arts and crafts books
        - home and garden books
        - pets and animals books

June - $5/bag sale of ANY books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles

Monday, April 3, 2017

April FOSL sale

Mystery, Suspense, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Classics are all on sale this month!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Winter - Summer books for FOSL book club

The FOSL Book Club meets at Smoot Library in the conference room from 6-7pm

Feb. 13 - Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman
Mar. 27 - Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker
Apr. 24 - Naked Ambition by Rick Pullen
May 22 - Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
June 12 - Different Class by Joann Harris
July 17 - Here is the Church by Donna Lee Davis
Aug. 21 - Live Right and Find Happiness by Dave Berry