notes & quotes IT’S A HOLLY JOLLY BOOK SALE!! It’s the time of year for joy, music, decorations - and shopping! I’m sure you will find some of your needs met at the Friends of TCPL Book Sale. As usual, we have special categories for this season. We have books for adults and children ABOUT Christmas. We have books for adults and children that are in pristine condition (inside and out), that can be used FOR Christmas giving. Unusual this year is some framed art and portfolios of lithographs and prints, Disney for children, classic artists for adults. We have unbound books of Russell, Karsh, Taschen and Ukiyo-e works. We have 14 Calligraphy books, including 5 by Margaret Shepherd and a Sister Wendy History of Painting set. If you are a collector, we have 10 books by Tasha Tudor, and 4 Mary Engelbreit Christmas books. For those of you that like series, we have the books by Sue Grafton (19), Diana Mott Davidson (14), Jan Karon (first 5 of the Mitford series), and Diana Gabaldon (6) and some Anne Perry Christmas books (6). In addition, we have children’s books, board books, pop-up books, touch and feel books, open the flap books, and books with sound. We have a set of children’s classics. For older children, we have a full set of hardback Harry Potter, American Girl paper dolls (Kaya and Molly), and some large size Wizards and Dragons books. We have three Christmas themed puzzles and two sphere shaped jigsaw puzzles. Media this time includes a large collection of operas (video) and DVD sets of Victor Borge. As always, we will have golden oldies movies and TV shows on DVD (X Files, Seinfeld, etc.). We have a Christmas village display at this sale that consists of five ceramic buildings – all with lights to turn on, and with additional trees, fences, and lamp posts. The figures are a Church, the Frost Ice House, a Coffee House, a Coach House, and a Village Christmas Trees’ Store. One has been cracked and repaired. The village will be in the library display window for two weeks before the sale. There are some little gift books good for stocking stuffers and blank journals for writers. Plenty to find especially if you shop our "normal" 65 categories of books. See you there! Adele Needham, Book Sale Chairman Board Members Needed We hope our Friends will volunteer to help with our sales and to come buy books from us but we need some Friends to think about becoming board members. Due to some job changes and life changes, we will be losing some of our dedicated board members. That gives others a great chance to step up and become involved in the Friends organization. I can personally say how my first year serving on the board as secretary has allowed me to appreciate the hard work all our previous members have done to get us to be the successful organization we are today. But to continue to be this successful, we need members to participate in the strategy meetings and day to day workings of our Friends organization. Carol can help to groom a treasurer to fill her position but she will be moving away from Lafayette next year. Our meetings are held the third Tuesday each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Additional responsibilities are part of each position but can often be done remotely. Please consider a position on the board. If you are interested, please contact Larry French at [email protected] NEWSLETTER OF THE FRIENDS OF THE TIPPECANOE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY VOLUME 16 ISSUE 4 DECEMBER 2011 FRI EN D S BOA RD President Larry French Vice-President David Harris Secretary Cherry Delaney Treasurer Carol Skvarenina At Large Members Jason Boley Cecilia Freeman Sue Goecker Audrey Burghardt Kay Harris Susan Robey Katheryn Stanford TCPL Board Liaison Mida Grover notes"es Contributors Larry French Adele Needham Cherry Delaney Search for Friends of Tippecanoe Public Library on facebook PAGE 2 President’s Points It’s been another great year for Friends of TCPL! The book sales are as popular as ever, volunteers are doing a wonderful job, and we’ve been able to maintain our high level of support for the library. We’ve been doing this for 47 years, and I think we’ve gotten pretty good at it. To prove this point, I would like to show how we compare to other Friends groups. In 2010 an organization called BookSaleFinder surveyed charities who run book sales; a majority of the 979 respondents were library friends groups. Here are a few stats. 10% reported having more than 20,000 books in each sale. We consistently exceed this number with our sales. 7% reported annual sales over $50,000. We are firmly in this category each year. 6% reported online sales over $20,000. We will pass that threshold this year with growth in our online sales. Would you like to know more about what other Friends groups are doing? A survey of Friends groups was conducted in 2010 by the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ATLAFF.) Respondents reported the following as regular fundraising activities. 88.6% Book Sales 47.7% Program Sponsorship (e.g. authors) 45.3% Sale of Merchandise 37.1% Fundraising Events 10% Planned Giving We are definitely in the majority who see the value in running book sales."Sale of Merchandise" would involve running a store, typically inside the library. This is popular with other groups too, but we have made a decision to focus our efforts on selling books at sales. This has worked very well so far. Also note that we have not conducted fundraising events, but this is something many other Friends groups do. Thanks to all our members and especially to our volunteers who have helped us become so successful. We should all take pride in what we have accomplished. If you have questions or comments about these results, please let me know. And as always, everyone is welcome to attend one of our board meetings, at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of every month, at the downtown library Larry Records For Sale THERE ARE STILL RECORDS FOR SALE IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY! Although we are not selling records any more, the Friends of West Lafayette Library are still accepting records for their book sales. The records can be placed inside the front door of their library building at 208 W. Columbia St. in West Lafayette. Fall Book Sale Our fall book sale was an excellent one. We brought in $18,744.33 - which included $680 in memberships ($500 on Friday night). We had extra publicity for this sale – radio and TV ads, notices in the smaller newspapers around the area, and even a picture taken Sunday afternoon and published in the Journal and Courier. This was the first time that we had a clearance area – specifically for the withdrawn books from the library. All the books were priced at fifty cents. We sold over half of what we put out. With that success in mind, we decided to include in the future, clearance areas in each book sale as we have room for them. As always, thanks to all of you who donated books, sorted books, helped set up and worked at the book sale, and those who attended and bought lots of books! Adele Needham, Book Sale Chairman Honors Books Benefactor, patron, and life members of the Friends of TCPL are honored with a bookplate in a newly purchased book in the library’s collection. It’s our way of showing our gratitude for their generosity in supporting the library through the Friends. The Friends also donate a book in memory of members who have passed away. The latest additions to the Honor Book collection include the following: The English House: 1000 years of domestic architecture, donated by Martha Anderson. AGINCOURT: Henry V and the Battle That Made England, donated by Robert and Mary Alice Bauman honoring Robert Bibler. Off the Map: Tales of Endurance and Exploration, donated by Robert and Mary Alice Bauman. Restless Skies: the Ultimate Weather Book, donated by Joyce Bentley. People of the River: Native Arts of the Oregon Territory, donated by Elaine and Eugene Bold. Court of Last Czar, donated by Mary and Ray Bonhomme in memorial of Louis & Rosemary Scherger. A Deeper Sleep: a Kate Shugak novel donated by Mary and Ray Bonhomme. Nature’s Strongholds: the World’s Great Wildlife Reserves, donated by Joseph and Joann Bonner in memorial to Rev. Harold Weliver. Catholics Beliefs and Traditions: Ancient and Every New, donated by Joseph and Joann Bonner in honor of Bishop William L. Higi. The Library Dragon, donated by Joseph and Joann Bonner honoring Joseph and Joann Bonner. I Will Rejoice, donated by Anne and Richard Borch in memorial to Claire and Nathan Hockerman. The Battlefields of the First World War, donated by Anne and Richard Borch in memorial to Claire and Nathan Hockerman. The Curies: The Most Controversial Family in Science, donated by Larry Bowers in honor of Forest C. Bowers. The Interpretation of Murder, donated by Larry Bowers in memorial to Mary Etta Bowers. The Football Book (Sports Illustrated), donated by Agnes Bromer in memorial to Henry Bromer. Paul Cezanne, a Painter’s Journey, donated by Gary Brouillard. Good Knight, Sleep Tight, donated by Doyne and Richard Carson. Washington’s Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge, donated by Doyne and Richard Carson in Honor of Future Librarian: MRC. A life in Secrets: Vera Atkins & the Missing Agents of WWII, donated by Jan Cartwright. Poetry Speaks to Children, donated by Jan Cartwright. The Smaller World: The Hidden World of Animals that dominate the Tropics, donated by James & Sue Ciccarelli. The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, donated by James & Sue Ciccarelli. Flaubert: A Biography, donated by Dr. Donald & Melinda Clayton. Lawrence of Arabia: the life, the legend, donated by Linda Cohen in memorial of Craig Remick. The Lightning Keeper, donated by Gloria Cook in memorial to Frieda Bogan. In the Garden: Who’s Been Here?, donated by Ned Gentry and Nola Derhammer in memory of G. L. Derhammer. Matisse: His Art & His Textile, donated by Leon & Kay Dickson honoring the students at Miller Elementary School. The Super Bowl, an Official Retrospective, donated by Ward & Louann Dillon. Healing in the History of Christianity, donated by Ward & Louann Dillon. The Last Shadow, donated by Bob & Marge Downing. The Death Ship of Dartmouth, donated by Bob & Marge Downing. Childe Hassam: Impressionist in the West, donated by Greg & Sue Dykstal. Dino Wars, donated by Greg & Sue Dykstal. The Triumph of Painting, donated by Greg & Sue Dykstal in memorial to Margo Dykstal. Spot’s Bedtime Storybook, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flook. Blackbeard: America’s Most Notorious Pirate, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flook. Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flook. Bobby Jones and the Quest for the Grand Slam, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flook in memorial to Bill Flook. World Atlas of Golf, donated by Malinda and Felix Fowler. ZigZag, donated by Kirk Freeman. The Midnight Unicorn, donated by Kirk Freeman. Chicago Architecture and Design, donated by Kirk Freeman, honoring Kirk Freeman. The Great Ape Odyssey, donated by Pat and Floyd Garrot in honor of Loren and Logan Holmes. All the Place to Love, donated by Patty Garrot in memory of John Floyd Garrot. The Spectacle of Flight: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1920 – 1950, donated by Roberta Gellis. Kitchen, the Best of the Best, donated by Beverly and William Gettings. The Jingler’s Luck, donated by Beverly and William Gettings. Cirque duSoleil: 20 Years Under the Sun, donated by Deborah, Hyner, and Gerald Gray in memorial to Robert W. Templin. The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the first Marines & the Secret Missino of 1805, donated by Deborah, Hyner, and Gerald Gray in memo- PAGE 3 rial to Jacquelyn K. Black. Space Cam, donated by Vince Guido family. China: Its Most Scenic Places, donated by Sherry and Vince Guido. Tiller: Not Your Average Joe, donated by Vincent and Sherri Guido. Eyewitness D-Day: Firsthand Accounts from the Landing at Normandy to the Liberation of Paris, donated by Mary Haper. Bitter Ocean: The Battle of the Atlantic, 19391945, donated by Mary Haper. The Red Hat Society Cookbook, donated by Glenn & Lynn Hegewald. The Organic Cook's Bible, donated by Glenn & Lynn Hegewald. Built to last: Building America’s Amazing Bridges, Dams, Tunnels and Skyscrapers, donated by Robert Hoxie honoring Pamela Sarle Thomas. The Pacific War Companion, donated by Robert Hoxie in honor of Helen Hughes Hoxie. The Seventy Great Mysteries of Ancient Egypt, donated by Robert Hoxie in memorial to Helen Hughes Hoxie. Storey’s Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America, donated by Janeen & David Jensen. Mangoes & Curry Leaves: Culinary Travels through the Great Subcontinent, donated by Anabel & Wiley Jones. Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America, donated by Anabel & Wiley Jones. Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army: 1939-1945, donated by Jack & Leta Kelley honoring Caroline & Maggie Oates. The Trouble with Henry: A Tale of Walden Pond, donated by Jack & Leta Kelley honoring Samuel L. Oates. World History Atlas: Mapping the Human Journey, donated by the Robert R. Leavitt family. Do Re Mi: If you can read music, thank Guido d'Arezzo, donated by the Robert R. Leavitt family. Promise Me, donated by Michelle LecklitnerAshcraft. A Great Day in Cooperstown: The Improbable birth of Baseball's Hall of Fame, donated by Michelle Lecklitner-Ashcraft. The Classical World, donated by Mary Ann & David Lewis. London 1945: Life in the Debris of War, donated by Richard & Paulette Lodde. The Past from Above: Aerial Photographs of Archaeological Sites, donated by Michael and Pam Luenz. A People’s History of the Civil War, donated by Michael and Pam Luenz. The Narnian: The Life & Imagination of C. S. Lewis, donated by David & Connie Lux. Tomb of the Golden Bird, donated by Howard & Nancy Mancing. Forging a Modern Identity: Masters of American Painting Born after 1847, donated by William E. Martin in memorial to Kate Hoffman. PAGE 4 American Kennel Club Complete Dog Book (2006), donated by William E. Martin. Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905—1920, donated by Angela & Will McBride in memorial to Fran Miller. National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, donated by Bob Mertz in memorial to Alma Mertz Ernst. Ack Letter?, donated by Bob Mertz in memorial to Jack T. Mertz. Homage to the Himalayas, donated by Dr. & Mrs. William Miller. Pajama Light, donated by Robert Miller in memorial to Frances V. Miller. Life-Size Dinosaurs , donated by William & Marian Miller. Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit, an Illustrated Encyclopedia, donated by Vera Moelhman in memorial to Robert E. Moelhman. Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit, an Illustrated Encyclopedia, donated by Vera Moelhman in memorial to Stanley Q. Newhard. Dream-of-Jade: the Emperor’s Cat, donated by Joseph & Marian Mooney. The Last Man Who Knew Everything, donated by Ralph & Marian Mooney. The Book of Fairy Poetry, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore. The Flying Bed, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore. Young Thomas Edison, donated by Natalie M. Schwartz in memorial to Sarah Blanche Terrell, Anna May Turner. George Mason: Forgotten Founder, donated by Don & Ginny Nead. Michael’s Book of Paper Crafts, donated by Adele Needham. After the Victorians: The Decline of the British in the World, donated by Ron & Adele Needham in memorial to George Needham Jr. Dissonance: the turbulent days between Fort Sumter and Bull Run, donated by Melissa Nelson in memorial to Fran Miller. Reel Art: Great Posters from the Golden Age of the Silver Screen, donated by Mark & Susan Nesbitt in memorial to Bambi, Misty, Tiger and Boo. Life in the Undergrowth, donated by Mark & Susan Nesbitt in memorial to Henry H. Helzer. Blue Shoes and Happiness, donated by Mary Pachmayr in memorial to Ivan Finch. The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion: The Essential Cookie Cookbook, donated by Ted & Amy Paget in memorial to Amy Paventeau. Beyond Band of Brothers: the War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters, donated by Bonnie Parker. When the Sky is Like Lace, donated by Bonnie Parker. I Love You Always and Forever, donated by Bonnie Parker. Paintings in the Musee d’Orsay, donated by Louis & Ann Pellegrino honoring Nicholas and Andrew Swank. Honors Books continued Royal Panoply: Brief lives of the English Monarchs, donated by Louis and Ann Pellegrino in memorial to Marilyn Doggett. Richard Petty: Images of the King, donated by Dr. John R. Pfrommer honoring Everest and Eden Benson. The Prudence of the Flesh: a Father Dowling Mystery, donated by Dr. John R. Pfrommer honoring Ruth, Jim, Dave and Gene. There are Monsters Everywhere, donated by Dr. John R. Pfrommer honoring Everest and Eden Benson. The Thirteenth Tale, donated by Barb Prater honoring Barb Prater, Board Member of the Friends. Flights of Angels, donated by Roger & Nelda Ratcliffe. Hiding in the Mirror: the Mysterious Allure of Extra Dimensions, From Plato to String Theory and Beyond, donated by Roger & Nelda Ratcliffe in memorial to Gaynell Loper. Food Network Favorites: Recipes from our All-Star Chefs, donated by Roger & Nelda Ratcliffe in memorial to Vera Ratcliffe. Deep Storm, donated by Jon & Elizabeth Reid. Peter Paul Rubens: The Drawing, donated by Jon & Elizabeth Reid. Bruno Munari’s Zoo, donated by Jon & Elizabeth Reid. Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist, donated by Wendell & Eleanor Riggs honoring Jan Cartwright. Mr. Lincoln Goes to War, donated by Wendell & Eleanor Riggs honoring Jan Cartwright. Dino Wars, donated by Jane Rinehart. Profiles in Audacity: Great Decisions and how they were made, donated by Joe & Lorraine Rund. Ine's of my Soul, donated by Chip & Jane Rutledge. The Death Ship of Dartmouth, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt. Mexican Days: Journeys into the heart of Mexico, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt. Ninety-three in my family, donated by Chuck & Sue Scholer. Leonardo DaVinci, Michelangelo and the Renaissance in Florence, donated by Chuck & Sue Scholer in honor of Susan Nesbitt. Delilah D. at the Library, donated by Chuck & Sue Scholer honoring Van Phillips. Dinosaurs: The Complete Guide to Dinosaurs, donated by Natalie Schwartz in memorial to Sarah Blanche Flora Terrel. Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man, donated by Dorothy B. Scott honoring June E. Brines. Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man, donated by Dorothy B. Scott honoring Donus A. Scott. The Medieval World, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner honoring Ellis Shaner. Great Food for Families, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner honoring Ellis Shaner. Vanishing Act, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner honoring Alison Shaner. Sport Pilot Checkride: A Guide to Passing the FAA Exams, donated by Richard & Alice Shoemaker. World Atlas of Great Apes and Their Conservation, donated by Richard & Alice Shoemaker in memory of Hazel Liebert. Here's a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry, donated by Dan & Jane Siegrist. The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just before the Storm, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith. The Water's Lovely, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith. Grant Wood's Studio: Birthplace of American Gothic, donated by Snyders, Dr. Sharon, McClenning, Mark, & Leasure. Skye. Catherine the Great: Love, Sex and Power, donated by Lynda Thoman. Meet me in Venice, donated by Thoman, Lynda & Novshek, William honoring Lynda Thoman. Ideas that changed the world, donated by Dean & Fran Upshaw. I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A lost tale of the Underground Railroad, donated by Fran Upshaw. Man of Blessing: A Life of St. Benedict, donated by Ralph & Alice VanHandel. Rain Forest, donated by Ralph & Alice VanHandel in memorial to Ralph A. VanHandel. The Cake Book, donated by Bob & Susan Weisgerber. Motor Racing: The Golden Age, donated by Bob & Susan Weisgerber. Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, donated by Marilyn Whitsel. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, donated by Marilyn Whitsel in memorial to Robert Whitsel. The Eternal Sea, donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. The Dead Don't Lie, donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. The Elves and the Shoemaker, donated by Doyne & Richard Carson honoring Aunt Marion Clowny Casting for crafters, donated by Martha Johnson. The Little Engine that Could, donated by Floyd & Pat Garrott honoring Loren & Logan Holmes. Puff, the Magic Dragon, donated by Marilyn Neie. Fateful Choices: Ten decisions that changed the World 1940-1941, donated by Robert & Jean Leavitt honoring Henry Leavitt Ellsworth. The Last Days of the Incas, donated by Joyce Bentley in memorial to Sheldon Lee Bentley. .Imagining Egypt, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore . John Singer Sarget:Figures and Landscapes 1874 - 1882, donated by Richard & Alice Shoemaker honoring Agnes & Jacob Kingma. The Complete Taj Mahal, honoring Dr. Howard Mancing. Luncheon of the boating Party, donated by Lynda Thoman. Honors Books continued Lost Treasures of Tibet, donated by Elaine & Eugene Bold. Murder on K Street, donated by Harry & Pauline Williams. The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited, donated by the Friends Board in memorial to Harriet Crowe. Becoming a Better You: 7 keys to improving your life everyday, donated by the Friends Board in memorial to Rosann Spitzer. The Woman of Substance:….. Barbara Taylor Bradford, donated by Gloria cook in memorial to Faye Irene Bogan Sparks. The Big Book of Cross-Stitch Design, donated by Suzanne Ward in memorial to a Beloved Sister. Ox, House, stitch: The History of our alphabet, donated by Jack & Leta Kelley. America: An illustrated history, donated by Bob Mertz honoring Jack T. Mertz. Ocean, American Museum of Natural History, donated by Michael & Pamela Luenz. Things that matter: what seven classic novels have to say about stage of life, donated by Michelle Lecklitner-Ashcraft. Dinosaurs: the Complete Guide to Dinosaurs, donated by Dr. Donald & Melinda Clayton honoring grandchildren. Optical Illusions, donated by Leon & Kay Dickson honoring students at Miller School. Chronicles of the Queens of Egypt, donated by Dan & Jane Siegrist. History: the definitive visual guide, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt. Life 70 years: platinum anniversary collection, donated by Linda Cohen honoring Suzie Cole. Almost a Miracle: the American Victory in the War of Independence, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore in memorial to Ella Phillips. Cathedrals of the World, donated by Melissa Nelson honoring Fran Miller. Best of the Brain from Scientific American, donated by Wiley & Anabel Jones. The Bon Appetite Cookbook (2006), donated by Ralph & Alice VanHandel honoring Ralph VanHandel, Life Member. Plum Lucky, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flook. A History of Britain: At the Edge of the World, 3000BC-AD1603, donated by Larry Bowers in memorial to Lora May Bowers. The Seventy Wonders of China, donated by Gary Brouillard. The Perfect Murder, donated by Ray & Mary Bonhomme in memorial to Louis & Rosemary Scherger. The Museum Book: a Guide to Strange & Wonderful Collections, donated by Ward & Louann Dillon in memorial to the Goodnight Family. The Royal Tombs of Egypt, donated by Kirk Freeman in memorial to Kirk S. Freeman, Scholar, Friend, Dancer. The Essential Baker, donated by Dorothy Scott honoring June E. Brines. Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu, donated by Don & Ginny Nead. Beastly Feasts: A Mischievous Menagerie in Rhyme, donated by Natalie M. Schwartz honoring Jacob Schwartz. The Arnold Lobel Book of Mother Goose, Donated by Richard & Anne Borch in memorial to Claire & Nathan Hockerman. Doo Wop: the Music, the Times, The Era, donated by Jan Cartwright honoring Jan Cartwright.. Submarines: an Illustrated History of Their Impact, donated by Mary Haper in memorial to David William Snyder. The Most Beautiful County Towns of England, donated by Angela and Will McBride in memorial to Frances Miller. The Complete Pompeii, donated by Chip and Jane Rutledge honoring Chip and Jane Rutledge. The Basketball Book, donated by Bob & Susan Weisgerber honoring Bob & Susan Weisgerber. Kings and Queens: The Story of Britain's Monarchs from Pre-Roman Times to Today, Donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. Home: a Memoir of My Early Years, donated by Robert & Mary Alice Bauman in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. Biblica: the Bible Atlas, donated by Ron & Adele Needham honoring Robert L. Bauman by Mary Alice Bauman. Earth: the Biography, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner honoring Jacob Guptill. It Is for Hoosier: an Indiana Alphabet, donated by Nola & Ned Derhammer in memorial to Jane Shurig. Max's Dragon, donated by Joyce Lane honoring Joyce Lane. The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments, donated by Roberta Gellis in memorial to Dr. Morris B. Jacobs. United Tweets of America, 50 State Birds, donated by Vince & Sherri Guido honoring the Guido Children. Royal Panoply: Brief lives of the English Monarchs, donated by Robert Hoxie in memorial of Helen Hughes Hoxie. Defining Moments in Books: The Greatest Books, Writers, Characters, donated by Howard & Nancy Mancing honoring Howard & Nancy Mancing. Queen of the Flowers, donated by Verna Moehlman honoring Verna Moehlman. 1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davie, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore in memorial to William C. Moore. Around the World in 80 Tales, donated by Louis & Ann Pellegrino honoring James Louis Bradley Cobb. Vineyard Chill: a Martha's Vineyard Mystery, donated by Roger & Nelda Ratcliff in memorial to Hughlon H. Loper. The Queen's Gambitt, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith honoring Ralph & Barbara Smith. PAGE 5 The Guernsey Literacy & Potato Peel Society, donated by Harry & Lois Green honoring Bob & Jean Leavitt. 1492: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy & Ignited the Renaissance, donated by Joseph & Jo Ann Donner honoring Gordon J. Kingma. Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way, donated by Gary Brouillard. The Last Princess. The Devoted Life of Queen Victoria's Youngest Daughter, donated by Gloria Cook honoring Freida Bogan. Why a Curveball Curves: The Incredible Science of Sports, donated by Gregory & Sue Scholer memorial to Patrick Jeakle. Taming the Flame: Secrets for Hot and Quick Grilling & Low and Slow BBQ, donated by Suzanne Ward. Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winter's Eve, donated by Chuck & Sue Scholer honoring Sue Leslie. A Century of Olympic Posters, donated by Martha Johnson. The Ultimate Collector's encyclopedia of Cookie Jars, donated by John Jr. Pfrommer honoring Heidi & Dayn Benson. The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday, donated by Verna Moehlman. Golf Now, donated by Deborah Gray in memorial to John (Jake) W. Flynn. Chicago Bears: The Complete Illustrated History, donated by Bob Mertz in memorial to Jack T. Mertz. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Aztec and Maya, donated by Elaine & Eugene Bold. Lady Liberty: A Biography, donated by Leon & Kay Dickson. Golf Rules Illustrated, donated by William & Beverly Gettings in memorial to Paul F. Hooker 1902-1971. Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt in honor of David & Andrea Schmidt. The Ruin of the Roman Empire: a New History, donated by Joyce Bentley in memorial to Sheldon L. Bentley. Babar Comes to America, donated by Ann Marie Clark in memorial to Margaret Stann. The Encyclopedia of the Earth: a Complete Visual Guide, donated by Steven & Jane Beering honoring Steven & Jane Beering. Six Good Innings: How One Small Town Became a Little League Giant, donated by Linda Cohen honoring Jacob & Sarah Cohen, Grandchildren of Linda & Arni Cohen. Novel Destinations: Literacy Landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Earnest Hemingway's Key West, donated by Teena Flook in memorial to Bud Flook. China: 300 Years of Art and Literature, donated by Mary Haper honoring Mary Haper. Where We Live: Photographs of America, donated by the Board– Lynn Maniak honoring Lynn Maniak. PAGE 6 Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era: The Man and His Times, donated by Wiley & Anabel Jones honoring Wiley & Anabel Jones. Abraham Lincoln: Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President, donated by Bob Mertz in memorial to Jack T. Mertz. Douglas Fairbanks, donated by Wendell & Eleanor Riggs to honor Jan Cartwright. Faces of the Confederacy: an Album of Southern Soldiers and their Stories, donated by Dorothy Scott in honor of George P. Brines. Bakewise: the Hows and Whys of Successful Baking, donated by Alice Van Handel in memorial to Ralph Van Handel. Classics for Pleasure, donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. Cleopatra & Anthony: Power, Love and Politics in the Ancient World, donated by Larry Bowers honoring Mary Etta Bowers. Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts, donated by Doyne & Richard Carson honoring Jim & Jean Carson. Birds of North America, donated by Janice Cartwright. Einstein's Telescope: the Hunt for Dark Matter & Dark Energy in the Universe, donated by Amy & Bill Knapp. Big Cats: Their Power & Beauty, donated by Bill & Karen Cross. Sherlock Holmes in America, donated by Walter & Emma Dalsimer. Stone's Fall, donated by Walter & Emma Dalsimer. The Waterloo Companion, donated by Ned & Nola Gentry honoring Herbert Gentry. Sunnyside: a Novel, donated by Ward & Louann Dillon. The Forgotten Garden, donated by Frank & Pamela Hermes Dooley in memorial to Michael Lewis Schrock. One Wolf Howls, donated by Joan Goodwin in memorial to Margaret Flaybaugh. The Best of MAKE: 75 Projects from the Pages of MAKE, donated by Jack & Leta Kelley in memorial to Ronald Woods, Teacher & Principal in West Lafayette. When Papa Comes Home Tonight, donated by Joyce Lane honoring Dr. J. Russell Hiatt. Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning, donated by Dr. Lyle Lloyd in memorial to Myrna L. Lloyd. Princeton Dictionary of Ancient Egypt, donated by Michael & Pamela Luenz. Extraordinary Leaves, donated by Angela & Will McBride honoring Frances Miller. The Mysterious Universe, donated by Evelyn Modrey in memorial to Joseph Modrey. Chagall: a Biography, donated by Don & Ginny Nead honoring Dorothy Mennen. The Language of Flowers, donated by Ron & Adele Needham. Off the Beaten Path: a Travel Guide to More than 100 Scenic & Interesting Places Still Uncrowded and Inviting, donated by Melissa Nelson in memorial to Fran Miller. Honors Books continued George Mason: Forgotten Founder, donated by Wendell & Eleanor Riggs honoring Jan Cartwright. Doctors: the Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers, donated by Chip & Jane Rutledge. Voyages of Discovery: a Visual Celebration of Ten of the Greatest Natural History Expeditions, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner honoring Jacob Guptill. Lincoln at the Gates of History, donated by Harry & Pauline Williams. Come to the Table: the Slow Food Way of Living, donated by Marilyn Whitsel in memorial to Robert Whitsel. World War II: a New Look at the Past, donated by Harry & Pauline Williams. The Trail of the Wild Rose: an English Garden Mystery, donated by Ray & Mary Bonhomme. When the Game Was Ours, donated by Joseph & Joann Bonner honoring Paul J. LaRocca. Taste of Home Cookies, donated by Gary Brouillard. A is for Animals: a Rainforest Alphabet, donated by Leon & Kay Dickson. A Christmas Promise, donated by Constance Foster in memorial to Gwendolyn Iona Allen. Lucy's Legacy: the Quest for Human Origins, donated by Roberta Gellis in memorial to Dr. Morris Boris Jacobs. 1789: the Threshold of the Modern Age, donated by Vince & Marilyn Green. Catching Fire, donated by Vince & Sherri Guido honoring the Guido Children. Family Meals: Creating Traditions in the Kitchen, donated by Robert Hoxie honoring Georgia Ann Urquidi. No Dragons for Tea, donated by Martha Johnson honoring Adam Anderson. American Heroes: Profiles of Men and Women Who Shaped Early America, donated by Robert F. Mertz in memorial to Jack T. Mertz. The Vows of Silence, donated by Verna Moehlman. The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997, donated by Franklin D. & Margaret Moore. The Ancient World at War, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore. Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness and the Art of Painting Softly, donated by Trang Nguyen in memorial to Mrs. Phyllis Carvert. There was an Old Monster, donated by Lou & Ann honoring James Louis Bradley Cobb. Rejuvenated Jewels: New Designs from Vintage Treasures, donated by John Jr. Pfrommer in memorial to Ruth L. Pfrommer. Evil for Evil: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith. The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science is Changing our World, donated by Dean & Fran Upshaw. 1001 Days that Shaped the World, donated by Suzanne Ward. Empire of Liberty: a History of the Early Republic 1789-1815, donated by Linda Cohen in memorial to Leonard Berkovitz. Insect Museum, donated by Ruth Wukasch honoring Ronald F. Wukasch. Sealing their Fate: the 22 Days that Decided World War II, donated by Joyce Bentley in memorial to Sheldon L. Bentley. Seeing Further: the Story of Science and the Royal Society, donated by Steven & Jane Beering in memorial to Frederick N. Andrews. From Away, donated by Ray & Mary Bonhomme. A Tramp Abroad & Following the Equator (Library of America Series), donated by Larry Bowers in memorial to Forest C. Bowers. Women Making America, donated by Mary Haper. From Eternity to Here: the Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time, donated by Wiley & Anabel Jones. The Tudors: the Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty, donated by Michael & Pamela Luenz. The Edge of Physics: a Journey to Earth's Extremes to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe, donated by Evelyn Modrey in memorial to Prof. Joseph Modrey. Voodoo Histories: the Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History, donated by Franklin D. & Margaret Moore. Cezanne and the Apple Boy, donated by Melissa Nelson honoring Ava Capri Nelson. Come to the Fairies Ball, donated by Trang Jguyen honoring Tracie Katie Do. Essentials of French Cooking, donated by Dorothy Scott honoring Lori L. Brines. The Book of Spies, donated by Joyce Smith in memorial to Danny M. Smith. The Mapping of Love and Death, donated by Harry & Pauline Williams. Leonardo DaVinci and the Art of Sculpture, donated by Amy Clough honoring William P. Knapp. Making Haste from Babylon: the Mayflower Pilgrims and their World, donated by Michelle Lecklitner-Ashcraft honoring Abe & Carol Vreeke. Stillness & Light: the Silent Eloquence of Shaker Architecture, donated by Angela & Will McBride in memorial to Frances Miller. Making the Rounds with Oscar: the Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat, donated by Mark & Susan Nesbitt honoring Gustav Nesbitt. Contemporary Quilt Art, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt in memorial to Roseanna Halsema. History of Architecture: from Classic to Contemporary, donated by Diane M. Smith. The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 B.C., donated by Bob & Susan Weisgerber. The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued his Empire, donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. PAGE 7 Brain Sense: the Science of Senses and How We Process the World around Us, donated by Doyne & Richard Carson honoring Dr. Grant Carson. Simply Spectacular Cakes, donated by Joseph & Rose Haberer. Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood, donated by Don & Ginny Nead honoring 3 Children, Tom, Deb, & Mark. A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (Science & History), donated by Evelyn Modrey in memorial to Prof. Joseph Modrey. Back to Basics: Traditional Kitchen Wisdom, donated by Jack & Leta Kelley in memorial to Shirley Blair. The Last Lincolns: the Rise and Fall of a Great American Family, donated by Linda Cohen in memorial to Emily McCarty. Water: the Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization, donated by Walter & Emma Dalsimer honoring John F. Dale. Medieval and Renaissance Art: People and Passions, donated by Roberta Gellis honoring Charles Gellis. Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright and a Spy Saved the American Revolution, donated by Gary & Kathleen Lamie. The Artist, the Philosopher and the Warrior: the Intersecting lives of DaVinci, Machiavelli and Borgia, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore. Sleepover at Grandma's House, donated by Dean & Fran Upshaw. The Eastern and Central European Kitchen, donated by Gregory & Sue Dykstal in memorial to Gabi McMahon. Winston's War: Churchill 1940-1945, donated by Kirk Freeman in memorial to Lt. Col. J. Dean Cooper, USMC (ret.). How Animals Work, donated by Vince & Sherri Guido in honor of the Guido Children. Hieronymus Bosch, donated by Robert P. Hoxie in honor of Lynn Hughes Rambach. Earth to Table: Seasonal Recipes from an Organic Farm, donated by Louis & Ann Pellegrino in honor of Jennie Nicosia. National Geographic Atlas of the Civil War, donated by Roger & Nelda Ratcliffe in honor of Zachary B. Ratcliffe. Seeds: Time Capsules of Life, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith. Big League Ballparks: the Complete Illustrated History, donated by William & Beverly Gettings in memorial to Gene Hooker. Masterpieces of European Painting, 18001920, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, donated by Bill & Karen Cross in honor of Dorothy Broaddus. The Egyptian Cinderella, donated by Vince & Marilyn Green in honor of Noelle & Megan Sorola. A Journey through Literary America, donated by George X. Kopcha. Freedom, donated by Chip & Jane Rutledge. Perfect One-Dish Dinners, donated by Gary Brouillard. Honors Books continued Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee, donated by Gregory and Sue Dykstal. My Mommy Hung the Moon, donated by Leon & Kay Dickson in honor of Evan Belle Newton. Hot Time in the Old Town: the great heat wave of 1896 & the making of Theodore Roosevelt, donated by Dr. Richard & D.J. McPherson in honor of the Family of R.C. McPherson. Edible: a celebration of local foods, donated by Don Nead in memorial to Virginia M. Nead. Smithsonian Natural History: the ultimate visual guide to everything on earth, donated by Gregory & Corie Shaner in honor of Ellis Bryan Shaner. Madison and Jefferson, donated by Joseph & Joann Bonner in honor of Bishop Timothy L. Doherty. The Professor of Secrets: Mystery, Murder, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy, donated by Eugene & Elaine Bold. The Clock Work Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society & the Birth of the Modern World, donated by Kerry & Carol Kleiber. One of our Thursdays Is Missing, donated by Stephen Liebbe. The Great Empires of Asia, donated by David & Andrea Schmidt. 101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know about the World You Can't See, donated by James & Patricia Kantner. Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand: Masterworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, donated by James & Marilyn McCammack. Turquoise: the World Story of a Fascinating Gemstone, donated by John Pfrommer in memorial to Ruth Pfrommer. Jazz, donated by Chuck & Sue Scholer in honor of Jerry Withered. Wonder Girl: the Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, donated by Steven & Jane Beering in honor of Katherine M. Markee. Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm, donated by Joyce Bentley in honor of Sheldon L. Bentley. Now You See Me, donated by Ray & Mary Bonhomme. State of Wonder, in honor of Dennis & Rita Bulington. Tiger Lily's Orchids, donated by Dr. Teena D. Flock. The Lisbon Route: Entry and Escape in Nazi Europe, donated by Dr. John Fritch in memorial to Frances Fritch. The Last Gunfight: the Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral, donated by Wiley & Anabel Jones. India: a Portrait, donated by Michael & Pam Luenz. Gone: a Heartbreaking Story of the Civil War, donated by Franklin D. & Margaret E. Moore. Massive: the Missing Particle that Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science, donated by Trang Nguyen in honor of Dennis Duy Le. Reading with the Stars: a Celebration of Books & Libraries, donated by John Wilms in memorial to Ann Streeter Wilms. One Hundred Great Paintings, donated by Linda Cohen in memorial to Madelyn Lillianfeld. I'm Me by Sara Sheridan, donated by Ward & Louann Dillon in honor of All the Wonderful Children of the World. Hollywood Musicals: the 101 Greatest Song-and-dance Musicals of all time, donated by Angela & Will McBride in memorial to Frances Miller. The Story of Charlotte's Web: E.B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic, donated by Joyce Smith in memorial to Danny M. Smith. Then Came You, donated by Amy E. Clough in memorial to Elizabeth C. Clough. We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Anniversary Edition), donated by Walter & Emma Dalsimer in honor of Kathy Dale. An Empire of Ice: Scott Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science, donated by Kirk Freeman in memorial to Mr. Harmon Garrin of Roswell, Georgia. The Book of Universes: Exploring the limits of the Cosmos, donated by Roberta Gellis in memorial to Morris B. Jacobs. Cooking Light: Comfort Food, Homecooked delicious classics made light, donated by William & Beverly Gettings in memorial to Marian R. Gettings. This Baby, donated by Vince & Sherri Guido in honor of the Guido Children. The Genius of Renoir: Paintings from the Clark, donated by Robert P. Hoxie in memorial to Helen Hughes Hoxie. The Whites of their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army and the Emergence of George Washington, donated by Gary & Kathleen M. Lamie in memorial to Kenneth E. Lamie. The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life, donated by Mary E. Lucey in memorial to Edward D. Lucey. Last Man Out: the True Story of America's Final Hours in Vietnam, donated by E. Kent & Linda Moore. A Quiet Death, donated by Chip & Jane Rutledge. Knuffle Bunny (Caldecott Honor Book), donated by Virgil & Ruth St. John in honor of Joyce. Dick Francis's Gamble, donated by Ralph & Barbara Smith. PAGE 8 Honors Books continued Heartland: the Cookbook, donated by Dean & Fran Upshaw in honor of Lynda Peters. Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General, donated by Bob & Susan Weisgerber. You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does), donated by Marilyn Whitsel. The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World, donated by Evelyn Modrey in memorial to Dr. Joseph Modrey. American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to our Backyards: What our Gardens tell us about who we really are, donated by Mary Haper. Women Heroes of World War II, donated by Harry & Pauline Williams. Online Sales!! At the end of the book sale back in March of 2000, Diane Muffett took me around the room collecting things from the tables -- back issues of Architectural Digest, old auto repair manuals, needlework patterns, even some romance novels -- and explained to me that we could easily sell many of our left-over items on eBay. By the end of the day she had helped me set up an eBay account and we had listed our first items. A week later we had our first sale -- for $4.25 plus shipping -- and we were in the online sales business! That first year, selling just on eBay auctions, we sold 108 items and had a profit of $1,048.97. In February, 2001, we branched out and added an account on Amazon.com. We began looking carefully at our book sale donations and learned to identify good prospects for selling online: very technical books, unusual items, items of local interest in other localities. What began as a two-person project took on more volunteers and began to need more space --- and the rest, as they say, is history. Tcplfriends, as we are known online, still sells on eBay and Amazon. So far in 2011 we have total online sales of 658 items for a profit of $16,760.87. We've shipped books all over the USA and to such far-flung locations as South Korea, Croatia, Australia, England, the Netherlands, and Italy. All of the bookroom sorters watch for possible online items, and the online office is a busy place on most weekdays as we look up books and decide on prices, write listings, and answer e-mail questions. Rilla Flynn comes in every day to pack and mail the books we've sold -- last Monday she mailed a record-setting thirteen packages! Barbara Prater has set up a spreadsheet program to help us keep track of our inventory and our finances. Barbara also writes a lot of listings for our eBay items. Other current listers and lookers-up include Jane Rutledge, Nancy Gibson, Cherry Delaney, and Jan Cartwright. Jan, Mary Pachmayr, and Adele Needham keep an eagle eye on incoming donations to find the books that will bring us a good price online. Most of our book sale donations still find their way into the quarterly book sales. But we're glad to be able to find a way to make the most of those items that will bring a really good price online. Our average online net per item hovers around $25! Fall Sale Fun As the pictures show, we had lots of books and serious shoppers. We hope to see you at the Holiday Sale. PAGE 9 Complimentary Admission for FRIENDS to the HOLIDAY Shopping book SALE Hardcover books Paperback books Fiction books Non-fiction books Children’s books VHS tapes DVDs Friday, December 2 7:30 to 9:30 P.M. Members only presale Saturday, December 3 9 A.M To 6 P.M Open to the public Sunday, December 4 1 P.M. To 6 P.M. Half Price Day 627 SOUTH STREET DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE Monday, December 5 9 A.M. To 3 P.M $2 a bag PRESENT THIS ADMISSIONS PASS AT THE DOOR FRIDAY NIGHT! Facebook and The Friends!! The Friends are on Facebook! Come to Facebook, search for Friends of Tippecanoe Public Library, and see our page. "Like" us (the little thumbs-up symbol), and you'll see our updates every week or so on your Facebook page. We'll keep you informed with book sale reminders, special events, and news about what's happening down in the sorting room. Pictures, too, from time to time. Feel free to join the conversation, too. Come check us out. Non-Profit U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 74 Lafayette, IN 627 SOUTH STREET LAFAYETTE, IN 47901 FRIENDS’ OFFICE (765)-429-0170 WWW.TCPL.LIB.IN.US/FRIENDS MISSION STATEMENT The Mission of the Friends is to provide programs and financial support to the Tippecanoe County Public Library. Holiday Shopping Book Sale Friday, December 2 7:30—9:00 P.M. Friends Only Presale SATURDAY, December 3 9 A.M. TO 6 P.M. Open to the Public 2012 Book Sale Dates March 17, 18, 19 June 16, 17, 18 September 15, 16, 17 December 1, 2, 3 SUNDAY, December 4 1 P.M. TO 6 P.M. Half Price Day MONDAY, December 5 9 A.M. To 3 P.M $2 a bag Our newsletter, notes"es, is published quarterly for the members of the Friends. The Friends is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. Dues and contributions are tax-deductible.
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