Friends of the Dripping Springs Library


Library receives large donation from Friends of DS Library

President of the Friends board John Hoag and Dripping Springs Community Library Director Marcia Atilano present the Friends’ check of $17,500 that will go towards the library. Century News Photo by Alyssa Weinstein


The Friends of the Dripping Springs Library presented a check for $17,500 to the Dripping Springs Community Library (DSCL) at its annual meeting on Thursday March 1.

“This year has been our most successful fundraising year to date, and we were overjoyed to be able to present this check to library,” Friends of DSCL President John Hoag said. “We look forward to increasing our support of the library in the coming year as we continue to grow our membership and presence in the community.”

The Friends of the DSCL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that is the fundraising arm of the library. The organization is composed of about 400 total members with eight serving as the board.

In addition to the donation, the board also reviewed the success the DSCL experienced this past year as well as what next year will entail for the library.


Library to host fundraiser with panel of authors and area wines

Friends of the Dripping Springs Library hold their “Wine Divas” event in which wines are selected for Pouring Over Books. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRIENDS OF THE DRIPPING SPRINGS COMMUNITY LIBRARY.


Friend of the Dripping Springs Library (FODSCL) will hold their 7th Annual Pouring Over Books on Sunday February 11, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Prospect House, 12745 Silver Creek Road. The event is an annual fundraiser for the Dripping Springs Community Library.

Music for the fundraiser will be provided by the Hill Country Ramblers, and there will be appetizers as well as wine specifically selected for the event by the FODSCL “Wine Divas.” The event will also have a silent auction.

This year’s event will host a panel of 4 area authors who will discuss the present state of polarization in American society and the “seeming disappearance of the man in the middle who has historically shown a propensity for listening to all sides and engaging in the search for middle ground solutions to some of society’s most vexing problems.”

The panel will include:

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