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August
2002 Fall/November

2006 Fall/October

From the Library: Library Growth • In Memorium: Milt Lindgren • Operation Paperback • Library Endowment Resolution

2002 Spring/May

2006 Summer/July

From the Library: Summer is the Best of All Seasons • FOL on the Internet • Reading is Not a Seasonal Activity • Book and Author Forum

2002 Winter/February

2006 Winter/January

How Did We Do in 2005? • From the Library: National Award for Rural Library • Library Endowment • Volunteer Profile: Sally Howland • Where is He Now? Malcolm Blacken, FOL Logo Designer

2001 Fall/November

2005 Fall/October

From the Library: WebJunction's Library of the Month • Library Programs - Adult and Youth • Adopt-a-Shelf Program • 2005 Membership Roster

2001 Summer/August

2005 Summer/July

From the Library: Budget Review • Advocacy Committee • Business Information Resource Center

2001 Spring/May

2005 Spring/April

From the Library: Falling in Love with Reading • Volunteer Profile: Pat Kinsley • Did You Know - FOL 1982-1983

2001 Summer/August

2005 Winter/January

From the Library: Seeking to Serve in 2005 - Mission and Goals • Update on Dictionary Project • New Assessment

2003 Fall/October

2004 Fall/October

Library Events Calendar • From the Library: Libraries Are Not Made; They Grow • Genealogy Exhibit • Deals on Wheels

2003 Fall/October

2004 Summer/July

From the Library: Summer Activities Report • Library Events Calendar • Dictionary Project

2003 Fall/October

2004 Spring/April

Library Events Calendar • From the Library: Future Challenges/Opportunities • Books for Iraq • Building Fund Report

2003 Fall/October

2004 Winter/January

What Did We Do in 2003? • From the Library: New Year Resolutions • Mathews Memorial Library/Mathews Historical Society Joint Archives • Database Resources

2003 Fall/October

2003 Fall/October

Library Events Calendar • From the Board of Trustees: Dealing with Hurricane Isabel, Computer Filters • From the Librarian: Hurricane Isabel • Pictures from Summer Program - Magic of Music

2003 Summer/July

2003 Summer/July

Library Events Calendar • From the Board of Trustees: Thank Yous • From the Librarian: Summer Program • Pictures from the Library Dedication

2003 Spring/April

2003 Spring/April

Library Events Calendar • From the Librarian: A Day at the Library • ExxonMobil Volunteer Involvement Program Grant

2002 Fall/November

2002 Fall/November

Amended By-Laws • From the Board of Trustees: Final Phase of Construction Project • From the Library Director: Looking Forward - Staff Structure • Library Programs

2002 Spring/May

2002 Spring/May

From the Board of Trustees: Completed Renovation • From the Librarian: Moving Day • Orell Annex Use • Fundraising Courtyard • Book Sales • Friends Award • FOL Logo

2002 Winter/February

2002 Winter/February

In Memory of Ashby Wilson, Librarian • Dr. Suess Day • Volunteers Needed

2001 Fall/November

2001 Fall/November

From the Librarian: A Good Quarter • Fundraising Opportunities • From the Board: Transitions

2001 Summer/August

2001 Summer/August

Notes From the Librarian • Deals on Wheels • Help the Library • Public Libraries Are a Real Gift

2001 Spring/May

2001 Spring/May

Thank Yous • Generous Friends • MTWS Stickers • Best Sellers

2001 Summer/August

2001 Winter/February

Notes From the Library • Children's Story Hour • Dr. Seuss Birthday • Fundraising

2000 Fall/November

2000 Fall/November

Kresge Foundation Grant • Mathews Library Website • Name the Bookmobile Contest • Library Ambassadors • Mathews County Historical Society Archives

2000 Summer/August

2000 Summer/August

Building Program Progress • Fundraising Lottery a Qualified Success • Our New Library Director – Ashby Wilson

2000 Spring/May

2000 Spring/May

Mathews Memorial Library is Alive • Search for a New Librarian • May is Lottery Month • Winter Concert Series • Building Fund Committee – Matching Fund Grant Met

1999 Spring/May

1999 Spring/May

The Parking Lot is Completed • New Director Takes Reigns – Nicki Lynch • Virginia Legislature Approves Grant • Contract Signed for Remodeling Accessory Building • Library to be Closed for Retrospective Conversion • Martha Story Retires • Docent Program is Alive and Well

1998 Fall/October

1998 Fall/October

Capital Campaign is Launched • Boat Raffle to Benefit Campaign • Market Days Book Sale • Columbus Day Book Sale • Library Schedule

1998 Spring/May

1998 Spring/May Letter

May Book Sale • Library Capital Plan Budget Request

1997 Fall/November

1997 Fall/November

Food for Fines • Bookfair Christmas Shopping Trip • Card File Updating • Library Survey • Capital Improvement • Volunteer Activity

1997 Supplement

1997 September Supplement

The Ancestry of the Mathews Memorial Library

1997 Summer/July

1997 Summer/July

Expansion/Renovation Plans • Summer Reading Program • Youth Docents • Open House - See the Hi-Tech • Market Days Exhibit Help Needed

1996 Winter/December

1996 Winter/December

Architect Chosen, Planning to Begin • Youth Book Shopping • Christmas Open House – Snow Maiden • Surfing the Net – Thanks to Rotary Club • September Book Sales • Book Talks

1996 Summer/July

1996 Summer/July

Library Improvement and Expansion Plans • Family Field Trip to Norfolk • Volunteer Hours • Youth Volunteer Program Begun • Fall Lecture Series – Newberry Award Winner Katherine Paterson

1996 Winter/January

1996 Winter/January

County Seal Fund Raiser • Legacies Project Needs Volunteers • Market Days Book Sale Best Ever • Grateful Sailor Aids Friends of the Library • Thank You • Library Association Meeting Provides Windfall • New Items and Coming Events

1994 Fall/November

1994 Fall/November

New Computer Purchase • Market Days Success • Mathews County Schools Over the Years • Maritime Seminars

1994 Summer/July

1994 Summer/July

Receipts and Expenditures • Our Blooming Flower Box • Summer Reading Program

1993 Fall/November

1993 Fall/November

Churches of Mathews County • Library Programs Calendar • Book Sale • Virginia Library Convention • Library Circulation Statistics

1993 Spring/May

1993 Spring/May

Receipts and Expenditures • Boy Scouts to the Rescue • Summer Reading Program • A Proposed Project – BOC Oceanwatch

1992 Fall/November

1992 Fall/November

Mathews Maritime Heritage • Technology Center • American Friendship Library Project • Ongoing Friends Activities • Children’s Story Hour

1992 Spring/May

1992 Spring/May

Receipts and Expenditures • Summer Library Program • Book Drive • Budget Cuts Restored • The Versatile Computer • AARP Video – Introducing Memory

1991 Fall/November

1991 Fall/November

Summer Library Program • Market Days – Indians of Virginia • A Marketing Success • The Bill of Rights • New Services

1991 Spring/May

1991 Spring/May

Board Members and Committee Chairmen • Receipts and Expenditures • Summer Library Program • Expanded Services

1990 Fall/November

1990 Fall/November

Virginia Indians • Looking Ahead • Our Library Director – Martha Story

1990 Spring/May

1990 Spring/May

About Our Mildred S. Hudgins • Receipts and Expenditures • New Officers

1989 Fall/November

1989 Fall/November

Receipts and Expenditures • Time Exhibit • New Services

1989 Spring/May

1989 Spring/May

Mathews Memorial Library – A Brief History • Mathews Library Statistics • Receipts and Expenditures • A New Service• Upcoming Events • Market Days – Chronometry

1988 Fall/November

1988 Fall/November

Receipts and Expenditures • Young Children’s Summer Activity • Market Days – Young Collectors Exhibit

1988 Spring/May

1988 Spring/May

Receipts and Expenditures • Then, and Now

1987 Fall/November

1987 Fall/November

Volunteers • Annual Library Exhibit and Book Sale • Election Day Birds • Children’s Activities

1987 Spring/May

1987 Spring/May

Look at Our Library • FOL Board and Committees • Look Forward

1986 Fall/November

1986 Fall/November

Colonial Garden Club plantings • Jr. Woman’s Club Summer Children’s Program • Library Services

1986 Spring/May

1986 Spring/May

FOL Board and Committees • Children’s Summer Activities • Receipts and Expenditures – TV & Flag Pole • The Clock • Market Days Used Book Sale • Library Services

1985 Fall/November

1985 Fall/November

FOL Board Elections • Children’s Summer Activities • Year ‘Round Activities • Worldwide Indigenous Arts and Objects

1985 Spring/May

1985 Spring/May

Brickwork and Plantings • Receipts and Expenditures– Library Equipment • Year ‘Round Activity • Summer Activities for Children

1984 Fall/November

1984 Fall/November

Expenditures and Receipts - VCR • Summer Activities for Children • Genealogy Research Room • Periodical Storage Room

1984 Spring/May

1984 Spring/May

Introducing the Friends • Receipts and Expenditures – Copier • Free Programs for the Public • Community Activities • Mathews Merchant Marine Week

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