Friends of the Library Supports Welles-Turner Memorial Library
The Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library promotes a cultured and literary community by providing supplemental funding for the facilities and services of the Glastonbury public library.
The Friends actives over the past year:
through Winter, Spring, Fall and Kids books sales, as well as library book cart sales
of books, CDs and DVDs to augment the library collection
by the Ella Waters Memorial Music Series
of the summer reading programs for children, teens and adults
President: Melinda Smith
Vice-President: Patty Matthews
Secretary: Carl Stenman
Treasurer: Jandice Cendana
Immediate Past President (Ex-Officio): Linda Obedzinski
Library Board Director (Ex-Officio): Barbara Bailey
Membership: Andrea Clark
Book Sale: Kelly Rodino, Rosemarie Houston, Melina Smith
Publicity: Kelly Gineo
Website: Mindyleigh Vail
Nominating: Myra Lee
Directors: Don Kray, Janet Miller, Lillian Levin
Artist: Rosemarie Houston
Scholarship: Karen Lonergan
Museum Passes: Margaret Schenk
Members at Large: Myra Lee, Monica Gardner
Each year since 2006, the Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library awards a $750 cash prize to a graduating senior who is entering an accredited college or technical school and has demonstrated strong academic achievement and good citizenship. The prize may be used for either tuition or books.
The award is open to graduating high school students who are residents of Glastonbury, Connecticut. The student must have a solid academic standing and show active involvement in the community. An accredited college or technical school must have accepted the applicant as a full time student.
The successful candidate must complete an application and return it to the Friends of Welles-Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033 no later than April 15th. The application requires two names as outside references. Only one reference may be from a school administrator or teacher. References should not be from relatives or friends. The award winner will be selected by the Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library using the aforementioned criteria and the completed application.
2018 Scholarship Winner
Read His Winning Essay
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