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Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2000

In This Issue:

The Year of the Branch

The Director’s Journal

Library fundraisers

Forthcoming exhibitions

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

African-American History Month Celebration Calendar

Library holds awards ceremony

Have a reference question?

Grants support valuable services and programs

Friends grants top $14,000

Friends install new officers

Friends set dates for Book Sale; need volunteers

Library holds awards ceremony

The Library held a special awards ceremony in September, marking the end of another successful Prudential Foundation Summer Reading Challenge. All participants who read and reported on at least five books received prizes and achievement certificates. The top winners in the specified categories also received personal audio equipment.

Jacquan Perry took first place in coloring his theme poster.

The branch library winners were Riya Thomas (Branch Brook); Raymond Walker (Clinton); Kiesha Perry (Madison); Cusaj Thomas (Main Library); Adrian Alcantara, Paul Gomes, Justin Niemczyk, Rachel Niemczyk, Diana Osorio, Nathalie Sanchez, and Aoi Uchima (North End); Madeline Reyes (Roseville); Tanasha Driver (Springfield); Xavier Thomas (Vailsburg); Janine Delaney (Van Buren); Chiamaka Ekweghariri, Chiemeka Ekweghariri, Uchechi Ekweghariri, and D'Ondre Robinson (Weequahic).

Prizes were also awarded to children who did the best job of coloring their theme posters. The top winners were Jacquan Perry (first place), Cusaj Thomas (second place), and Kenny Delgado (third place).

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