Great things are happening during the month of April…
Celebrate National Library Week! The Friends and Volunteers will have a table set up in the Library Atrium Tuesday, April 12 through Friday, April 15 from 9 to Noon. Stop in the library & by the table to show your support for our Award-Winning Ocean City Free Public Library!
F&V Meeting—10:00 AM—April 11
Our April 11 meeting will take place at 10:00 AM in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall. All are welcome!
New Member Appreciation Luncheon—12 Noon
The Friends and Volunteers will host a luncheon to officially welcome our new members. We celebrate their gifts of time and talent.
Author HIGH Tea Ticket Sales!
Get your tickets for our Annual Author HIGH Tea—Thursday, May 5, 2:00 PM—featuring author, Patricia Chappine—New Jersey Women in World War II.
Real-life Rosie the Riveters worked the lines in New Jerseys factories, such as those of General Motors Eastern Aircraft Division, while women on the vulnerable coast enforced blackout orders. Others sold war bonds, planted victory gardens and conserved materials for the war effort. Thousands more served as nurses and in branches of the armed forces like the Women’s Army Corps and the U.S. Navy’s Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. African American women fought a double war: one against the nation’s enemies and another against discrimination. Historian Patricia Chappine explores the pivotal roles that New Jersey women played in World War II.
Read more at http://www.newjerseywomeninwwii.com/
Tickets can be purchased on Friday, April 15 from 6-8 PM and Saturday, April 16 from 9-11 AM in the Atrium of the Ocean City Free Public Library. Cost per ticket is $30.00—Open Seating. Cash or check only. Make check payable to: FVOCFPL