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We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and are so proud when this goal comes to fruition. A well informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Friends of the Library in Oxford.


May 29, 2019

The Friends of the Library in Oxford hosted a ceremony Tuesday, May 7, at the Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Road. The ceremony was in recognition of the donation made by the DeAndrade/Agvent family in honor of their son Fernando DeAndrade, Jr., who passed away at three months old from spinal muscular atrophy. In Fernando’s memory, a fund was established with FOLIO to benefit the Children’s Program Room at the library.


February 6, 2019

The Friends of the Library hosted an Open House and Holiday Concert at the new Oxford Public Library recently. Those attending were able to tour the new space, learned about the library’s services and informed of upcoming events. Students from Oxford High School’s music department performed a concert of the holiday classics. Library Director Robbi Costigan, active 102-year-old library patron Margaret “Sam” Barate and First Selectman George Temple attended the festivities.


November 29, 2017

During the Oxford Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1, the Friends of the Library in Oxford will serve refreshments and sell tickets to the annual fundraiser in the Oxford Library.
There will be a special story time at 5:30 p.m. December 1 with librarian Robyn Rivero. Tickets will be sold from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and are priced $2 per ticket and 10 for $10.


November 1, 2017

Members of the Friends of the Oxford Library and the Oxford Historical Society will host a joint public storytellers program at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Christ Church on Quaker Farms Rd.

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