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Friends of the Library Author Luncheon A Success!

The Annual Friends of the Library Author Luncheon was a resounding success!
The luncheon raised over $2000 to benefit the ongoing mission of the Boxford Town Library. Thank you to all who attended the luncheon.

A special thank you to Gail Heney, Boxford resident, local poet, and former North Andover Poet Laureate, for her moving poetry reading.   Gail Heney stepped in at the last minute and gave a wonderful presentation.

Thank you to all who donated items for raffle baskets and to the silent auction, especially:

  • Shalin Liu Performance Arts Center in Rockport
  • Gloucester Stage Company
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Daniella’s Cafe in Danvers
  • Nunan’s Florist and Greenhouse in Georgetown

A Thank you to Karl’s Sausage Kitchen and European Market for their generous donation.  Karl’s Sausage Kitchen prepared the food for the luncheon as a gift to the Friends of the Library.

Summer Reading for All Ages!

Summer Reading is here for kids, teens and adults! Sign-up today and start winning prizes!

Adult: Every book you read enters you into a raffle to win $50 to Amazon.com! Sign-up today and start reading for your chance to win!  Drawing on August 1, 2018

Teen: Read a book or listen to an audiobook (school required reading counts) for two hours in a given week and earn a chance to win $10 to Amazon.com or iTunes. One drawing a week, each Friday for 6 weeks starting the week of June 11th. Sign-up today!

Kids: Come visit the library and ask for a special reading log or Sign-up online! Color in the clocks on your log to keep track of the time you spend reading or being read to this summer. Each clock is for one hour. Read 20 hours and turn in your log to the library to claim your prize. Prizes include, a free book courtesy of the Friends of the Library, as well as a prize package from the TOPSFIELD FAIR including free admission, free food, and ride passes.

Boxford Town Library Community Survey

The library is developing a plan for our programs, services and resources for the next five years. We value your input.  Please complete our community survey.
By completing the survey you can choose to be entered into a drawing for one of 4 gift certificates to local businesses: Benson’s Ice Cream, Boxford Community Store, Boxford House of Pizza, and West Village Provisions.
Paper copies are also available at Town Hall, the Library, and the Council on Aging.