Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Chili dinner CANCELED

Bowls for Books Chili dinner is canceled for this Friday, Feb. 5 due to lack of heat in the library.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

Chili Dinner 2016

What:   Chili dinner
When:  Feb. 5  from 6:00-7:30pm 
Where:  L.E. Smoot Memorial Library

KGMS Jazz Band will be performing

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children (4-12), under 4 free

Donations for chili dinner are now being accepted - money can be left at FOSL store (please tell them it's for the chili dinner), you can email and sign up for donating a dessert (kgfosl@gmail.com), a chili, or other items such as salad bag, cheese, red onions, cherry tomatoes, sour cream, corn bread, saltines, etc.  

Thank you in advance for your generosity!


FOSL Book Club 2016 Schedule

Feb. 15  6pm   The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

**This month we will meet at Diane Gray's house as the library is closed for the holiday.  Please email kgfosl@gmail.com if you are interested in coming and we will provide the address.

Mar. 21   6pm  Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspier

**Smoot Library in the Conference room

Apr. 18   6pm  The Bottom by Howard Owen

**Smoot Library in the Conference room

May 16   6pm  Memory Man by David Baldacci

**Smoot Library in the Conference room

June 20   6pm   The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer  (this is a book in a bag that the library owns.  We will distribute them at the May meeting)

**Smoot Library in the Conference room



Wednesday, December 16, 2015

End of Year Reminder

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the FOSL!

If you would like to be a FOSL member, it's time to join or renew.

Membership forms can be downloaded from the tab above.  In general, individuals are $10 and families are $20 for the year.

Thank you to all our current members and we hope you consider renewing your membership with us!

Don't forget the fabulous sale going on now at the FOSL store - everything marked down!

Upcoming event:  
     Chili dinner - February 5 from 6-7:30pm at Smoot
     KGMS Jazz Band will be performing
     Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 children (4-12), under 4 free

Donations for chili dinner are now being accepted - money can be left at FOSL store (please tell them it's for the chili dinner), you can email and sign up for donating a dessert (kgfosl@gmail.com), a chili, or other items such as salad bag, cheese, red onions, cherry tomatoes, sour cream, corn bread, saltines, etc   Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Books on Sale

ALL books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles at the FOSL store are on sale through Christmas.  Come buy a box of books to share with family and friends!

Prices:  

     Paperback books = $0.10
     Hardcover books = $0.25
     Puzzles = $0.25
     CDs = $0.25
     DVDs = $0.25
     VHSs = $0.25

     Plastic bag of books = $2.00
     Bring your own brown paper bag = $5.00
     Boxes = depending on the size the volunteer will tell you the price for your box

Monday, November 23, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

The Friends of Smoot Library would like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

The FOSL Book Club will meet tonight at 6pm to discuss The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:  The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Local author, Linda J White, coming to Smoot

Local author, Linda J White, will be coming to FOSL's next book club meeting on October 19th at 6pm.  All are welcome to come.  The book club will be reading Linda's book Battered Justice.  

Monday, August 31, 2015

FOSL book club

Our next meeting date will be Sept. 14 at 6pm in the Smoot conference room.  We are reading Big Stone Gap by Adrianna Trigiani.

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