Meeting dates - Second Saturday - 10:15 am
Next Meeting: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, 10:15 am
HOLIDAY POT LUCK!
Speaker: Don McDermott, Editor of the “Pahrump Valley Mirror”
Karen Hills, Principal of Nye County’s Pathways Alternative School,
was speaker at the November meeting.
Dressed in the khaki and red “uniform” of
today’s historical re-enactors, Doug Shaw delivered a fascinating and
informative presentation on the history of the Pony Express. Mr. Shaw
has participated in the annual re-enactments of the Pony Express ride,
which travels west one year from St. Joseph, MO, and east, the next
year, from Sacramento, CA. Mr. Shaw displayed the saddle used by the
riders, and shared many fascinating details. Thanks, Doug!
Highlights from February 9th, 2013
Report on the book store by Phillis
Author Bob McCracken was our speaker
Highlights from November 12th, 2012
Officers from left: Janet Rider, Treasurer; Jim Ferrell, Vice
President; Mary Costello, Corresponding Secretary; Phil Hider,
Recording Secretary; and Donna Lee Laduke, President.
Presentation of Wheeler Pass Well by Loretta Lindell and Dick Senior
Highlights from June 9th, 2012
Library director Susan Wonderly presented her report.
Miss Brenda, Children’s Librarian, presented an overview of the Summer Reading Program.
Out going Pahrump Friends officers Donna Lee Laduke, President; Steven Johnson,
Vice President; Janet Rider, Treasurer; Mary Costello, Secretary, pose at the
Ed Sepulveda memorial oak lectern.
Aysa Ivanova was introduced by Donna Lee Laduke with the reading of a
sketch of Aysa’s difficult life, which took her from the Ukraine, to
Poland, to the United States. Writing poetry gave her strength
and positive inspiration to keep moving toward better days.
Potluck was enjoyed by all.
September 2010 Meeting
Friends of the Library members celebrate the seventh anniversary of the FOL book store
Local author and historian, Robert McCracken,
spoke at the Friends Of The Library May 1st meeting.
Friends Book Room
Librarian’s Report: Director
Susan shows baskets
and rack donated by The Friends
Membership chairman, Connie
VanMalkenhorst, was honored for her service as she
announced that she will not be able to serve in 2010.
Mary Costello reported on the
Christmas wreaths that The Friends provided for the
Adelson Hospice “Festival of Trees” fund-raiser.
Valley Chamber of Commerce director spoke on authoring books,
business experiences, and the local chamber.
of Commerce Mixer on February
Co-sponsored by the Pahrump
Library and the Friends of the Library.
Ward uses one of the ten new flat screen
monitors donated by the Friends of the Library.
technician Genie Salerno, displays
Friends of the Library
book bags which are available for $10.
the Library members Phyllis Alvis and Ellie Leemans
maintain our book store with help of many volunteers.