Archive | December, 2008

Volunteers Honored by Board of Trustees

Sunday, December 28, 2008

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On Dec. 11 at the regular meeting, the Library Board of Trustees recognized several volunteers for their milestone hours. From left, top row, Trustee Connie Davenport; Gene Roeder (12,500 hours; John Stolpestad (8,700 hours);  Lore Stolpestad (7,700 hours); Ted Paulson, Peninsula Friends of the Library President; Trustee Nancy Mahr. From left, bottom row: Pat Foltz […]

Malaga Cove Annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Dinner

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

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The month of December at the library district is a whirlwind of activity and events, including many sponsored by the Peninsula Friends of the Library. Monday evening, December 15, beginning at 6 p.m., the Malaga Cove Advisory Committee hosted its annual staff appreciation dinner in the art gallery. Pat Foltz, Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee […]

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

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  The Story of Edgar Sawtelle was Oprah’s pick of the month book in the July O Magazine but I just got around to renting it from Peninsula Center’s library collection. The book retails for $32.95, but is available for less at Amazon and other book sites. Our rental collections are a good way to read […]

History Might Have Changed: Three Wise Women

Sunday, December 14, 2008

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Pat Foltz is the Chair of the Malaga Cove Advisory Committee and the co-director of the Malaga Cove monthly book sales, along with Gene Roeder. At the sale on Saturday, Pat wore a shirt whose sayings surely strike a bell with me. Double click on the photo below and you will be able to see […]

Junior Needs a Good Home: Rover Rescue

Saturday, December 13, 2008

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You never know who will shop at the Peninsula Friends of the Library book sales, but Junior, an 8-year old Cocker Spaniel, shopped at the Malaga Cove sale today along with his foster mom Paula Pavao, one of our regular customers. Come to find out, Junior is up for adoption through Rover Rescue, an animal rescue […]

Enjoy Aapo Pukk's Art Exhibit at Malaga Cove

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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While you are shopping at Malaga Cove’s December used book sale this Friday and Saturday, December 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., be sure to visit the Art Gallery to see local artist Aapo Pukk’s showcase of portraits and landscapes. The show opened with a gala reception on December 6 and will run […]

Malaga Cove Book Sale This Weekend

Monday, December 8, 2008

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Because of the holidays, the Malaga Cove Library Used Book Sale will be this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., instead of the regularly scheduled third weekend. Here are some of our regular young customers, but we guarantee there are books and media for sale for every age, every […]

Great Holiday Shopping at the Library Shop

Thursday, December 4, 2008

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I don’t know about you, but I am not a shopper in malls, or at least not a happy one. When I can avoid the large stores in favor of smaller ones, I always do. Consequently, one of my favorite gift shops has become the Library Shop at the Peninsula Center Library. For more than […]

The Hallway to a Book Sale Full of Delights

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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As you know from Monday’s post, this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be Peninsula Friends of the Library last book sale of 2008 at Peninsula Center library. Malaga Cove’s December booksale will be one week earlier than usual–Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to pick up […]

Book Sale This Weekend at Peninsula Center

Monday, December 1, 2008

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Looking for special books with great prices for holiday giving?Regular customer Jeanne Hadley was last month and she made some great choices. Now it’s your turn to stop by the Peninsula Friends of the Library Used Book Sale this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. DATES […]