From Jim Duffy of SouthShore Friends of the Library:
General Meeting: April 21st is the next general meeting for the SouthShore Friends. It is at 3:00 pm at the library in the Community Room. All SouthShore Friends meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. Being part of the Friends gives you a chance to "Have Fun and Help the Library". We hope to see you there!
Special Good News: At the meeting, we will announce a new Child Literacy Programs for 2010. The programs will be co-sponsored by the Friends, the County Library System and the Greater Sun City Center Community Foundation. Come to the meeting to learn about this WONDERFUL new children literacy program at the library.
Website: Checkout our Friends website....www.southshorefriends.com. It has lots a news about the library and the Friends. Click "Programs and Programs" to learn about all of the free programs available at the library.
Teen Poetry Contest: The Teen Advisory Board of the SouthShore Regional Library held a poetry contest recently and the winners were announced at an awards event at the library on April 12, 2010. There were 28 entries and prizes were awarded in both middle school and high school categories. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Library who donated cash awards as well as trophies. Cash awards were $75 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. Honorable Mention winners received a certificate. It was agreed the contest should become an annual event.