Saturday, June 20, 2015

Bookworm Central Book Fair going well

Our Book Fair is off to a great start this week.  Thank you to all our customers so far!  Don't worry, you still have time to stock up on summer reading before the Fair is over!  We are open all day Saturday.  We will be open from 10am-7pm on Monday and Tuesday.  We will be closing on Wednesday.  Stay tuned for the time....

Friday, June 12, 2015

FOSL Yard Sale/Vendor Sale TOMORROW

Looking forward to seeing people tomorrow at our yard sale/vendor sale from 8am-1pm.
Chick-fil-a will be selling items from 11am-1pm.
Come on out and support our event.

Bookworm Central Book Fair - June 17-24

If you are interested in volunteering for our Book Fair (selling new books), please fill out the form.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

FOSL Book Fair

The Friends of Smoot Library will be sponsoring the Bookworm Central Book Fair to kick off the library's summer reading program.  All are invited to come.  These are new books, not gently used.  

Wed. June 17 10am-7pm
Thurs. June 18 10am-7pm
Fri. June 19 noon-6pm
Sat. June 20 10am-6pm
Mon. June 22 10am-7pm
Tues. June 23 10am-7pm
Wed. June 24 10am-7pm


We have books for all ages, including adults! And we think you’ll be happily surprised at the varied selection and reasonable prices.  We even have books in Spanish!
Again, we invite you to come visit our Book Fair located in Meeting Rooms A and B in the L.E. Smoot Memorial Library. Your children will be glad you did — and so will you!

Saturday, May 30, 2015

June 13 event - updated cost

What: Large Yardsale/Vendor Sale

Where:  KGMS parking lot

Who:  FOSL sponsored, Chick-fil-a coming

When:  June 13, 2015 from 8am-1pm, 
Chick-fil-a will be there from 11am-1pm

Why:  fundraiser to support library programs

How:  Email kgfosl@gmail.com or call 540-429-1926 to let us know which parking spot(s) you want 

Cost:  $15 per parking spot

See diagram here

Monday, May 18, 2015

Next FOSL General Membership Meeting

Please feel free to join us for our next general membership meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 6pm at Smoot Library in the conference room.  We will be discussing our next 2 fundraisers - the yard sale/vendor sale on June 13 at KGMS from 8am-1pm, and the fundraiser that follows from June 17-23 with Bookworm Central (book fair).  Volunteers are needed for both.

Meeting is open to the public.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Buy a space at KGMS for June 13, 2015

What: Large Yardsale/Vendor Sale

Where:  KGMS parking lot

Who:  FOSL sponsored, Chick-fil-a coming

When:  June 13, 2015 from 8am-1pm, 
Chick-fil-a will be there from 11am-1pm

Why:  fundraiser to support library programs

How:  Email kgfosl@gmail.com or call 540-429-1926 to let us know which parking spot(s) you want 

Cost:  $15 per parking spot

See diagram here


Monday, May 4, 2015

FOSL Book Club update

May book - The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley.  We will discuss it at our May 18th meeting.

June book - Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford.  We will discuss it at our June 15 meeting.

July book - The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg.  We will discuss it at our July 21 meeting.

August book - Wednesday's Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton.  We will discuss it at our August 17 meeting. 



All books chosen for this period are part of the library's club pack which means there are at least 10 copies available at the library.  All are welcome any month.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Want to help your local school?

Who:  King George Middle School PTA

What:  Spirit Week

Where:  Chick-fil-a at Spotsylvania Towne Centre

When:  May 11-15, 2015 from 4-8pm

Please print this form to take with you to help raise much needed funds for KGMS!

Monday, April 20, 2015

FOSL Sidewalk Sale

The FOSL store will be having a sidewalk sale on May 2nd from 10am-4pm.  We have many books and great deals!

$0.25 for paperbacks or 6 for $1.00
$0.50 for hardbacks
$2 a bag of books - your choice


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

FOSL membership

Please remember that you need to renew your membership each year.  If you haven't paid since January, you are not currently a member.  Please be sure to renew your membership.  You can email kgfosl@gmail.com for a membership form or you can get a form from a volunteer in the FOSL store.  Your membership gets you half off, all year, in the FOSL store, except on fundraising items.


FOSL Book Club

The next meeting of the FOSL Book Club will be April 20th at 6pm.  We will be discussing Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.  All are invited.  We will meet in the conference room.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Local Author Coming...

V.V. Wedding will be coming to Smoot Library on Feb. 23rd at 6pm to discuss her book, An Uncivilized Yankee, with the FOSL Book Club.  All are invited to attend!  Vanessa will be bringing some of her other books for anyone to purchase.  Refreshments will be served.

Our Chili dinner went well on Friday.  Thank you to all who donated items, came out to support us, or donated money.  

Friday, January 30, 2015

Chili Dinner

Chili dinner at L.E. Smoot Memorial Library on February 6, 2015 from 6pm-7:30pm.  All are invited.  

Tickets on sale for $15/adult, $5/child.  

Tickets available at Smoot Circulation desk, FOSL store, FOSL Board members, or Smoot Board of Trustees.

Current FOSL members receive $5 off each adult ticket purchased.  FOSL members also receive half-off in the FOSL store, except on fundraising items.

Donations needed:
bags of lettuce - 6
cherry tomatoes - 3 large pkg
shredded carrots - 3 bags
cucumbers - 3 large
bottles of salad dressing - 2 each: Ranch, Italian, Thousand Island, French
32 oz. bags of shredded cheese - 4
large containers of sour cream - 4
chopped red onion - 3
large hot sauce - 1
hotdogs - 80= 10 pkgs
hotdog buns -80=10 pkgs 8 pkgs
large mustard - 1
large ketchup - 1
large mayo - 1
desserts (for ex. brownies, cupcakes, cookies)
cornbread
crackers - oyster, saltines

Respond on Facebook, donate at FOSL store, email kgfosl@gmail.com, or call Kathy at 540-273-1416.  Thank you in advance for helping with our fundraiser.