Library friends can leave an indelible memory at the new Annapolis Library, set to open in early spring. For a $100 contribution, the library foundation will place a 4 x 8 inch brick, engraved with words of the donor’s choice, in the main walkway connecting the parking area to the entrance at the new Annapolis Library. Bricks ordered by September 13 are guaranteed to be in the completed walkway when the new Annapolis Library is dedicated.
Each brick can be engraved with up to three lines, 15 characters each (including spaces and punctuation). Since the brick campaign began in early July, donors have requested bricks be engraved with names of loved ones, special dates, favorite sayings and memorial tributes.
“All proceeds from the brick campaign go toward supporting and meeting needs in the library’s 16 branches,” says Library Foundation Executive Director Ann Glenn. “This is the frst time the library has ofered an engraved brick at one of its branches so we’re very excited to bring this opportunity to the library’s many friends and supporters.”
All contributions for the bricks are tax deductible. Bricks can be ordered online at www.aacpl.net/bricks.
Officers and members of the library foundation board visited the construction site of the new Annapolis Library in June to prepare for the foundation’s July 9 – September 13 brick campaign. Left to right: Library CEO Skip Auld, Treasurer Bill Hufnell, Secretary Trish Strott, Karen Smith, Nancy Almgren, Joyce Miller, DeDe Duncan-White, Vice-President Chuck Ferrar, President Sam Brown, Michelle Coates and Lisa Hillman.