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  • Mary Beth Croft

POA Library Newsletter

From Your POA Library

Hello from your FH POA Library. The library is open Monday through Friday from 8 am-8 pm. We have a return cart near the door for you to return borrowed items. There is a large, labeled bin for new donations next to the table in the library room.

For Your Consideration

The library exists and operates solely on donations. We have a wonderful selection of fiction, non-fiction, and biography/autobiography books to loan. We also have DVDs, talking books, and puzzles. This selection could not exist without you, so thank you for all the donated resources. I get lots of questions about donations. Let's unpack our suitable item list(posted on the bookcase by the table) to help everyone better understand what items belong in the POA library.

  • We gladly accept your gently used and loved reads to share with our community.

  • Make sure books are clean and undamaged.

  • We do not accept cookbooks, coffee table books, self-help books, DIY books, or religious books. Unfortunately, we do not have the space.

If you are cleaning out items or moving, look through your books. We do not take damaged books, books with torn pages, water-damaged books, or books with stains or evidence of mold. I know this seems obvious, and yes, we have received items like this. The librarians must curate and dispose of old damaged books (I hate throwing out books -I bet you do too.) So please be considerate of your volunteer librarians and dispose of your books that meet the unsuitable criteria above.

Our Librarians

​Jennifer Creech

Mary Beth Croft

Susie DeLong

Margaret Hindley

Mary Hittner

Georgie Jackson

Julie Madison

​Nancy Maguire

Susan McCrocklin

Jackie Moniak

Beth Pallen

Pam Saupe

Cathy Snyder

Lorrie Stillwagon

Evelyn Thompson

Katherine Van Leeuwen

Mimi Watrous

Frances Wood

John Wood

We are so lucky to have your donated books in our library. It's a wonderful resource used by so many, and a valuable part of all our community has to offer. If you have not visited, check out your POA library next to the POA office! Check out The Beacon monthly for library updates, book and author recommendations, and more! If you have read a great book recently, don't hesitate to contact me, and I will post your suggestions in our newsletter. If you have any questions, comments, or author/book recommendations, contact me at Mary Beth Croft at

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