Highlights from the Kickoff
Everyone had a great time at the kickoff of the library's 50th Anniversary! There were 1960s outfits, singing, dancing, face-painting, and lots of reminiscing about the library's beginnings in 1964. The Beatles tribute band The Toppermost had everyone twisting and shouting in the aisles as the day drew to a close at this fun concert in the Community Room.
There is at least one person who can say she's been with the library since the very beginning. Virginia Lee Smith, a resident of Bloomfield Township and the library's patron extraordinaire, has been a library supporter, user, and volunteer her whole life! She was on the very first Citizens' Library Committee and has been on every one since then. Virginia still volunteers at the library. Marcia Preston, Adult Services librarian, caught up with Virginia and asked her some questions about her involvement with the library. Watch the interview at Bloomfield Community TV.
The celebration continues with displays and events throughout the year. Save the date of October 18, 2014 for "A Night at the Library", a gala evening concluding our yearlong anniversary celebration. This ticketed event will feature live music, delicious food, drawings, and the chance to mingle with fellow library supporters. Watch the library's website for more details as they become available.
Consider giving a gift to the Library in honor of its 50th anniversary. Become a partner in the Library’s ongoing commitment to support access to knowledge for everyone in the community. Help us continue our tradition of excellence. Your gift helps assure that the Library remains a vital asset to generations to come. To give a gift, just visit the Library's donations page. Or call the Library and ask for the Library Director. Tribute forms are also available in the Library at the Welcome Desk.
Share Your Story
The Bloomfield Township Public Library wants to know why you love the library. Do you have a special memory to share? Has a staff member provided you with excellent service? Write down why you love the Bloomfield Township Public Library and submit it in the form below or you can email it to email@example.com, or drop it off at the library’s Welcome Desk. Responses will be used in the year-long anniversary celebration at the Library, on the library’s website and social media pages, and in promotional pieces. You will need to fill out a release form before the library can use your story.
Share Your Photos
In honor of its 50th anniversary, the Library is collecting photographs taken at the library over the years. These images will be used in the year-long anniversary celebration at the library, on the library’s website and social media pages, and in promotional pieces. If you have any pictures you would like to contribute, please email these to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at the library’s Welcome Desk. You will need to fill out a release form before the Library can use your photos. All photographs will be returned.