Month: June 2010

About LBLF

Lochwood Branch Library Friends, est. 1996 as Casa View Library Friends During the summer of 1996, Casa View Library was closed for remodeling. And yet, in response to a call for support from librarian Mary Lee York of the Casa

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What We Do

We are proud of our accomplishments! Countless hours of volunteer service to make your library attractive and functional Thousands of books, CDs, and DVDs purchased for patron use Children’s furniture, racks, and cases Extra magazine subscription bought by Friends contributors

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Book Sale Success

The 2010 summer book sale by Lochwood Branch Library Friends was a great success! At the sale, July 7 through 10, shoppers found wonderful deals to fill their shelves, and LBLF earned $2,900 to help support the Lochwood Library. LBLF

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Founding Members Honored

Rosie and Gene Meysenburg were honored in February with a reception and awarded lifetime membership in LBLF and a certificate of appreciation. From the inception of the group, the couple has actively supported the organization; starting by calling for the

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Recent Programs

This Year, the Friends organization has presented these programs: Author Sally Rodriguez, Dallas Parks and Recreation Department historian and author of “White Rock Lake”, which chronicles the lake’s history. She shared the story of the White Rock Lake from its

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Helen Brock Remembered

In Memoriam… the Friends say a fond farewell to Helen Brock. Past board member, book club member, and longtime library patron, Helen’s memory was honored with the purchase of a whimsical story-time rug. The children’s library was a special passion

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Spring 2010 Friends Events

Flix at the library Free movies at the library were a hit during spring break 2010. Lochwood Branch Library Friends obtained the special license to show films in the Black Box Theater. They also sold snacks and drinks during the

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You can help to support Your Library! Join Lochwood Branch Library Friends We support the Lochwood Branch Library through volunteer services and fundraising. Books sales, membership dues, and donations are our main sources of support. ALL proceeds directly benefit the


The Friends’ accomplishments are the work of many talented people, like you. 2011 Executive Board: President:  Lee Loudermilk Vice President:  Jeanne Guerra Pat Winkler:  Treasurer Carolyn Bush:  Secretary Board of Directors: Carolyn Bush Nancy Friedel Myrna Gorchoff Jeanne Guerra Margo

Opening Day

Lovely new space Lochwood Branch Library is a 19,000 square foot green building, incorporating energy-efficient lighting, organic landscape materials and native horticulture. The facility opened with 70,000 books, and there are over 20 computers for patron use. A theater, public

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Web site development

Getting our Friends online The Lochwood Library Friends web site launched on June 24th. You are encouraged to contribute news, photos, history, and ideas. Please send your messages by email to Nancy Friedel: