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Shopping made twice as sweet!

Support us when you shop for your Valentine. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0356813 and Amazon donates to Friends of the Atascocita Library.

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Put more power behind your holiday shopping

While getting those gifts for family and friends, remember your purchases can make an even bigger impact by shopping through our AmazonSmile link.

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0356813 and Amazon donates to Friends Of The Atascocita Library!

Wishing you all the best during this holiday season!

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Annual Book Sale — August 19

Just in time for school!  Stop by the Annual FOAL Book Sale on August 19 during the library regular hours (10am-5pm) and stock up.  FOAL Members attend the preview night, Friday, August 18 from 5-7pm, and you can get the pick of the selections!

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Friends of Atascocita Library Annual Meeting, May 9 at 4 PM

You are invited to the Friends of the Atascocita Library Annual Meeting, on Tuesday, May 9, at 4:00PM in the children’s area of the Atascocita Library. There will be a very short business meeting to elect officers and present the 2017-2018 budget for next year. The program will celebrate the dedicated FOAL volunteers, including those participating in corporate volunteer involvement grant programs.

Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

SLATE OF OFFICERS 2017-2018

President – Becky Berry

Vice President – Virginia Rigby

Treasurer – Donna Ebeling

Recording Secretary – Donna Prosser

Corresponding Secretary – LuAnn Schmidt

 

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October 2016: Awarded Grant from Best Buy

Best Buy Atascocita: Deante Knighten, Employee Experience Team Co-Captain; Sierra Baumbach, Employee Experience Team; Claudia Washington, Community Events Coordinator & Employee Experience Team Captain; & Jessica Espino, Employee Experience Team; Dawn Mehan, Atascocita Branch Children’s Librarian; Becky Berry, President, Friends of the Atascocita Library.

“Robotics and Coding” at the Atascocita Library was chosen from a select group of national certified 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and tax exempt public charities that help teens improve technology skills and inspire future education and career choices. The Friends of the Atascocita Library received a $7,500 Grant for the Lego Robotics Programs which encourages young children and tweens to learn, experiment, collaborate and play with technology so that they will become excited about learning and developing skills and experiences to help them succeed academically for future careers. (Technologies include: computing, digital photography, filmmaking and videography, graphic design, audio production, robotics, game development and programming, including app development).


The grant is awarded to organizations with a demonstrated track record for building skill proficiency in technology through out-of-school time programs.

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