2018 FOCL Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Middlesex Community College -- The Pavilion, Founders Building
100 Training Hill Road Middletown, CT, 06457

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners!

Individual Achievement Awards

Linda Chapron, Farmington
Marge Fisk, Prospect
Natalie Harbeson, Newington
Sarah Hart, Simsbury
Elizabeth Lane, Salem
Cris Nichols, Ridgefield
Helen Rizzo, Guilford
Elizabeth Tyburski, Falls Village

Focused Project Awards

Friends of the Case Memorial Library-Orange
Groton Public Library Circle of Friends

Group Award
Friends of the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme



For the award program detailing the many accomplishments of the

award winners, click here.





Diana Ross McCain was the featured author.  

She discussed her book, The Children's Children, a historical novel based upon 

the Lyman family of Connecticut and Lyman Orchards. 




What is FOCL?

The Friends of Connecticut Libraries (FOCL) is a non-profit organization consisting of local Friends groups, organizations and individual members who believe that libraries are an essential resource for the citizens of our State. 

We provide newsletters, workshops, conferences and visitations that support Friends functions such as fundraising, sponsorship of educational and entertainment programs, advocacy for their library, and in-library volunteer work like shelving and data processing.

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