The Daily Iowegian
---- — The Friends of the Drake Public Library met March 24. President Colene Chebuhar presided at the business meeting and Lora Kelly gave the treasurer’s report.
There are now 168 members and 80 sponsors.
Fundraisers were discussed and a bake sale will be held Friday, June 13 in front of Wal-Mart. Other ideas were discussed including a Fareway fundraiser possibly in August and a fall raffle event.
Author Paige Shelton donated several books from her Farmers’ Market series and her Country Cooking School series to complete the collection purchased by the library. She will also donate books to the fall raffle. Shelton is a friend of Colene’s daughter.
The next meeting will be April 29 at the Drake Public Library on the second floor.