San Lorenzo Valley Poetry Contest — Call for submissions

FLF is again proud to sponsor this annual event, now in its fifth year. Poems must be submitted by April 3 and will be judged by poet Rosie King in four age categories. For more information (

Ken and Shirley Whalen Bequest — the Felton Library received over $100,000 from these long-time Felton residents and branch fans. For more information (

The Felton Task Force has completed preliminary design work with architect Teall Messer. Plans for the new Felton branch will now be reviewed by the County Planning Department and other County agencies.

The sold-out performance of comic Paula Poundstone at the Rio Theatre, with an after-party hosted by FLF, raised funds for FLF’s advocacy work and brought our message to a larger County audience.

“At the moment that we persuade a child, any child to cross that threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better” — Barack Obama