It takes a village….
One of our older patrons who happened to come to the library on the Saturday morning of our Summer Reading Sign-Up Party was amazed at the participation. He was thrilled to see kids and parents having fun; but he was especially impressed by the presence of other local community groups who turned out to help make the day a success. I'd like to share the list of those folks who have contributed to our Summer Reading Program.
Agencies: Winnsboro Fire Department, Steve Wilson and his buddy the alligator from Fairfield County EMS, State Highway Patrol, Fairfield County Health Department, Fairfield Behavioral Services Smoking Cessation Bus (Kathy Moore and her volunteers).
Individuals: Dr. Carolyn Brown, Elizabeth Martin, Bob McMaster, Frankie and Andrew
Guempel, Peni Chandler, Gaye and Rachael Covin, Beatrix Trapp, Archie and Harriet
Pauling, Sam and Sarah Wells.
Merita, Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Wal-Mart, Nichols Brothers, Bi-Lo, Food Lion, and Barn Express.
Goody Bag donations:
Sonic Drive-In, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Subway, Fort Jackson Credit Union, Provident Bank, State Farm Insurance, Bank of Ridgeway, Nichols Brothers, First Citizens Bank, Dollar Tree, Wendy's, and Fairfield Electric Cooperative.
Cablevision, the Herald Independent, and the Fairfield County School District media specialists helped us promote our program.
A special thanks goes to Wal-Mart for awarding the library a $1000.00 grant which has helped underwrite many of our summer events.
And, of course, a big THANK YOU goes to Lynn Wells for organizing everything and to the library staff for supporting her efforts.
Feel free to reach me at 635-4971 or