Friends of Antigonish Library

Posted at 6:38 am on April 24, 2017

At the start of April, the Friends of the Antigonish Library launched its annual fundraising campaign with a goal of raising 75-hundred dollars. To date, the group has surpassed 8 thousand dollars, all thanks to the people of Antigonish and surrounding area.
FOAL chair Sarah Armstrong says the support has been outstanding so far, and they continue to seek more donations. The money raised so far will help bring more popular and diverse books into the library:
As mentioned, the group is still seeking donations to help keep the library up to date and engaging. The next big event planned for the library happens in June with their annual booksale.

Posted at 11:06 am on April 6, 2017

This is an important month for the Friends of the Antigonish Library.  It’s launching its annual fundraising campaign.  It hopes to raise 75-hundred dollars to help offset chronic underfunding at the library.
Fundraising envelopes went out in the mail in March.  FoAL chair Sarah Armstrong says all donations are welcome
Armstrong says  the money it raises aids the library in a number of ways.
Armstrong says FoAL is pleased with its role in establishing a MakerSpace, purchasing a Silouette laser-cutting machine and start-up materials; as well as coding kits for children.  The MakerSpace officially
Donations can be made by cheque in the mail to the library  to Friends of the Antigonish Library, c\o PARL, People’s Place Library, 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3 or online at