Friday, February 12, 2016

Latte Love Our Libraries! Starting on Valentines Day and Ending on February 27.

Grab a latte and support our libraries!
Thank you to the generous local coffee houses participating.
Please spread the word and tell your friends and family!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Sippin' Through the Stacks - January 19th, 2016

STLF Board:(seated) Nancy Thompson, Membership, Ann Shaw, President, Sharon Drucker, 2nd VP,
Argiro Morgan , Past President, Suzanne Myers, 1st VP
(standing) Michele Avery, Treasurer, Sue Zaunbrecher, Corresponding Secretary, Betty Veiner, Advisory Board, 

Adele Nunez, Recording Secretary and Bill Nunez.       Missing: Lane Carson, Mayor Peter Gitz, and Steve Stefancik.
An enthusiastic group of St. Tammany Library Foundation members met on Thursday, January 19th for the Annual Membership meeting. Board members were introduced and an overview of plans for 2016 was provided. There are exciting events on the horizon as the Foundation continues to promote the libraries in St. Tammany Parish and plans events to raise funds to supplement on-going programs.
Mark your calendars and join us! If you haven't renewed your membership, or joined the foundation, please go to our website . It is easy to pay online and begin actively supporting the libraries.

  • February 14- February 27 : The Foundation presents "Latte Love Our Libraries". We are extremely grateful to the following local coffee houses for partnering with us to raise funds. A portion of the price for each latte purchased at the following locations will be donated to the STLF to support the libraries. Thank you to:
  1. Abita Roasting Company     1011 Village Walk, Covington & 504 Water Street, Madisonville
  2. Coffee Rani    234 Lee Lane, Suite A  Covington, LA 70433
  3. PJ’s Coffee at the following locations:
    70456 HWY 21, Covington
    1202 South Tyler St. in St. Tammany Hospital, Covington
    73015 HWY 25, Covington
    70325 HWY 1077  Covington
    1665 Dove Park Road, Mandeville
  4. Creole Bagelry  1337 Gause Blvd. Slidell
  5. Counter Culture   154 East Hall Drive  Slidell
  6. Beignet Au Lait  1071 Robert Blvd. Slidell

  • May 5, 2016   GiveNola Day This city-wide philanthropy event provides an opportunity for our supporters to give online on that day and the STLF will have the chance to receive matching funds as well as other amounts. More information to come.
  • May 12, 2016 The Dedication of the Walker Percy Serenity Circle at the Madisonville Branch and the unveiling of artist Bill Binnings statue of Walker Percy with his dog, Sweet Thing
  • Fall, 2016 The inaugural Distinguished Speaker Dinner. More information to come later.