Posted on 10 August 2010.
Library Task Force chair Randy Kincaid (right) speaks during the meeting. With him, from left: Kim Fleming, Leland Park, Pamela Mahony, and Mayor John Woods. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Davidson’s “Pave the Way to Save the Library” campaign is off to a quick start as contributions in the first week came in just under $20,000. The total includes $12,000 in gifts from more than 500 people at an Aug. 3 open house at the Davidson branch on the Village Green.
That report came at Monday’s meeting of the Davidson Library Task Force, Read the full story
Posted in Business, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, Town Hall
Posted on 04 August 2010.
Ilene Giangiordano reads with Brielle on the library porch Tuesday. They come at least once a week. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Ilene Giangiordano of Davidson and her daughter Brielle, 4, are regulars at the Davidson public library branch. Their visit Tuesday was about more than reading – they were there to find out more about the $175,000 fund-raising campaign to keep the library open for the coming year amid big county budget cuts.
“It’s important for us to save the library. We come a lot,” said Ms. Giangiordano. They come about once a week to the branch, and also visit the Cornelius branch – often for children’s programs, which would be lost if the branches closed.
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Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, Town Hall
Posted on 03 August 2010.
Following is a letter being sent this week to local residents from the Davidson Library Committee.
Dear Davidson Residents:
The Davidson Public Library needs your help. Two decades ago, you may have been part of the community effort to build a new library for Davidson. Now we need your assistance in keeping it open.
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Posted in Beyond Davidson, Fund-raisers, Letter to the Editor, Town Hall
Posted on 19 May 2010.
Posted in Cable TV, The Economy, Town Hall