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Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting and August Book Discussion on Jane Austen’s Emma Dianna Lucas Thank you to everyone who attended the annual meeting of Friends of the Library (FOL) in July. We had an impressive turnout. FOL would like to introduce the newly elected slate of officers. They are as follows: Chair Marsha…

Robson Ranch Library Introduces 2021 Board

Seated (left to right): Nancy Tarpley, Marcia Elving, Diane van Naerssen, and Sally Ryerson; Standing: Gil Clifton, Fred van Naerssen, Jerry Tarpley, Linda Bono, Doris Koenig, and Joan Pursley.

Joan Muyskens Pursley In January, the Robson Library Board of Directors elected G. Gil Clifton as chair, replacing Linda Terry, who recently moved to Arizona. Ms. Terry had been board chair since 2010 (two years after its founding) and donated literally thousands of hours of her time to ensure the library is a well-organized, comfortable,…

Welcome to Your Library

Library volunteer, Michele Nuttall, greets patrons with a smile (under her mask)!

Linda Bono, Friends of the Library April 4 through 10 is National Library Week, and Welcome to Your Library is this year’s theme. Actress, author, and activist Natalie Portman will lend her star power to shine a spotlight on our nation’s libraries as the honorary chair for 2021. As she says, “Libraries show us anything is…

Friends of the Library: Planning for 2021

Alan Albarran Happy New Year from the Friends of the Library (FOL)! We hope you had a joyful holiday season and are looking forward to this year and the hope we can return to some sense of normalcy, both at Robson Ranch and in our country very soon. Like every other organization at Robson, the…

Friends of the Library Launch First Website

Joan Muyskens Pursley The Robson Ranch Library and Friends of the Library (FOL) introduced their first-ever website, RobsonLibrary.org. The site was designed and built by Roberta (Bert) Zeitlin, who has also created sites for the RR Women’s Club, Dance Club, Music Club, Road Runners Club, and Line-Dance Club. Working with Bert on content and the…

Friends of the Library: Book Discussions and More

Alan Albarran There is a lot of activity going on with the Robson Ranch Friends of the Library (FOL). The new executive committee that took office in July is now fully engaged with their duties and responsibilities. The officers have worked out meeting dates for the remainder of the year to handle FOL business. Our…

Friends of the Library: From Italy to Russia

FOL planners and discussion members prior to the Leonardo Event

Dr. Alan Albarran The Robson Ranch (RR) Friends of the Library (FOL) is not letting the pandemic get in the way of providing quality book discussions for the RR community. On August 6, the FOL presented its first-ever virtual discussion, a biography of Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. The discussion was moderated by Tim…