Friends of the Library to hold 'High Tea' and spring book sale

The Mancos Friends of the Library will be holding a "Members-Only High Tea" on Friday, April 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mancos Library. Members of the Friends are invited to enjoy complimentary tea, savories, scones and pastries and have first pick of books from the library's spring book sale. Memberships will be available at the door for those who have not yet renewed for 2013. The executive committee is planning this High Tea to show appreciation to all of members who pledge their support every year for the Mancos Library.

On Saturday, April 27, the spring book sale will be open to the general public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library has have many gently used books of all genres to choose from. All proceeds go to support the Mancos Library and its programs.

Volunteers are needed to set up the book sale starting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Those who are more interested in food preparation can help with making finger sandwiches for the tea at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church kitchen with Father Bob Seney. Friends of the Library also will need help running the book sale on Saturday. Various shifts are available. There will be sign-up sheets in the library, so stop by or call 533-7600. The Mancos Friends are a fun group and love welcoming new volunteers. Like them on Facebook at for their latest updates and activities.