The Friends of the Patterson Library will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 8, at the library, 46 N. Salado Ave., for the group’s monthly meeting.
The club will complete a final book preparation and sorting for its upcoming book sale, March 24, 26 and 29. Books are being sorted by category, said Trudy de Groot, who is chairing the sale. Donated books for the sale may be taken to the local library, next to the post office.
Prices at the sale will start at 25 cents for children’s books. Other paperbacks will be 50 cents each, and hardcovers will be $1 each. CDs, cassettes and video tapes will also be $1 each.
Money raised at the sale will be used to support the local library.
The club welcomes anyone interested in raising money for library needs.
For information: Rita Moore, 247-3458. Newman 50-Plus Club plans spring trip
Orestimba 50-Plus Club members Ellie Greer, Vangie Rose, Angie Snowdall and Marlene Terry will provide refreshments for the club’s meeting at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, at L.J. Newman Hall, 649 Orestimba Road, in Newman.
At the Feb. 19 meeting, Betty and Gene Servos were thanked for picking up a KFC dinner for the potluck. Club members provided accompanying dishes. Mary Gonzalez won the 50-50 prize, and an additional gift was won by Snowdall. Bob Spaulding won the sign-in prize. New member Ellen Card and guest Maria Calderon were welcomed.
The club plans a trip to Oakdale for a spring luncheon and a 32-mile tour March 16. The Tuesday trip will begin from Newman at 9:30 a.m. Payment of $50 per person is due at Friday’s meeting.
For information: Barbara Tosta, 862-2063.