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In Memory: Margaret Curry

Margaret_Curry 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.

Breaking ground for Atascocita Branch Library

Breaking ground for Atascocita Branch Library

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Book Sale, March 6 & 7

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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!

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by | February 10, 2015 · 2:34 pm

New Carpet in Library Meeting Room

meeting room 1_2015Over 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.

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National Friends of Libraries Week, October 19 – 25, 2014

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by | October 20, 2014 · 4:17 pm

New mural has arrived!

mural Thanks to a generous donation by Richard and Joanne Jacobson, we have a new mural arriving in our meeting room.  This mural was selected by staff and approved by FOAL’s board.  Additional thanks to Mr. Chris Johnson for installing the mural so expertly!

For those who had names on the past mural, we have kept those names and will be applying them to the new mural soon.  We are very excited about the new mural and will follow up with a new picture once the entire piece is installed.

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