Margaret Martha George Curry, 91, born in Clifton, NJ, passed away February 15, 2015 in Panama City, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas E. “Tom” Curry in 1997. Margaret was a founding member and first president of the Friends of the Atascocita Library, which led to the opening of the Atascocita Branch of the Harris County Public Library May 5, 1996. She served in World War II as a member of the Navy Waves, volunteered with the Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department, and was active with the Lake Houston Ladies Club. She is survived by four children and their spouses, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Interment was at Garrison, TX.
FOAL Members special preview is Friday, March 6, from 5 Pm to 7 PM. Memberships to FOAL can be purchased at the door.
The sale opens to non-members on March 7 during library open hours.
Many items are $1 or less. Spring break is coming up, so be sure to have plenty to read on the road trip and at the beach!
Over the Thanksgiving break, new carpet was installed in our meeting room. Many thanks to Sharon and Jim Shipstead and Dawn and Lee Mehan for generous financial contributions that supported this project. With the updated bulletin boards, the meeting room refurbishment is now complete. All the programs as well as community groups that use the meeting room benefit from having an updated area to meet.
Two big book sales are coming in 2015, so mark your calendars!
March 6, 5 PM- 7 PM for FOAL members
March 7, 10 am – 5 PM open to the public
August 14, 5 PM- 7 PM for FOAL members
August 15, 10 am – 5 PM open to the public
In an effort to provide increased library information to the community, the Friends of the Atascocita Library is seeking donations to fund a new electronic sign to replace the existing informational sign.
Your Name in Lights. With a goal of raising $8,000, a thank you, with the donor’s name or business name, will run on the sign for the following period of time: two weeks for a $500 donation; one week for a $250 donation; or one day per $50 donation.
The Friends of the Atascocita Library is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization. To make a tax deductible donation to help provide an electronic sign for the Atascocita Branch Library, please print and fill out the form linked below, and return along with your check to:Friends of the Atascocita Library 19520 Pinehurst Trail Dr. Humble, TX, 77346.
Please make checks payable to Friends of the Atascocita Library(FOAL). If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org