In lieu of the Bayard Taylor Home & Backyard garden Tour this 12 months, the Pals of Kennett Library are sponsoring a neighborhood Shop & Dine Raffle, with 31 prospects to win $100 (two $50 present certificates) to area stores and places to eat.

Every single working day in July, they will draw a raffle ticket to win $100 in present certificates.  So, with 31 times in July, there will be 31 likelihood to get!!

Raffle tickets are accessible for invest in beginning Might 15, by way of the end of July at the Kennett Library, 216 E. Point out Street, Kennett Square. 1 ticket for $10 4 for $30 eight for $50 and 20 for $100.

“We hoped that The Mates of Kennett Library would be capable to proceed the House & Back garden Tour in June, but Covid-19 made the tour an impossibility,” reported Friend’s President Sara Leff.  “About halfway via the preparing we recognized we couldn’t guarantee everyone’s well being and safety and had to make the hard determination to terminate this year’s tour.”

We are elevating dollars for the Library while also bringing recognition and guidance to regional stores and places to eat.  The natural beauty of this raffle is that the present certificates are becoming acquired with resources donated by our generous sponsors, bringing true pounds back again into the neighborhood.

“It did not seem appropriate to talk to already tricky-hit local eating places and shops to donate present cards, which is the usual follow for fundraisers, ” described Carol Yetter, a Mates board member. It is a true win-earn, and a enjoyable way to help the Library and our area businesses.

Acquire of the gift certificates was underwritten by the library’s generous sponsors. For a finish record of sponsors and collaborating businesses take a look at:

All proceeds from the Mates Store & Dine Raffle guidance Grownup Literacy and Children’s courses at the Library.

The Grownup Literacy Program gives English as a Next Language (ESL), Normal Equivalency Diploma (GED) and preparation for American Citizenship lessons as perfectly as just one on just one tutoring.  Given that May perhaps, all courses are made available on the internet.  Children’s courses which includes English and Spanish story periods are also on-line.  For a total listing of plans you should visit the Library website.

The Mates of Kennett Library, a membership group, was started final calendar year. Its mission is to actively aid the Library by advocacy, volunteer products and services and fundraising. Membership varieties are accessible at the Library or on the website.  Yearly memberships are $20 and help the Library and its programs.  We’d really like to have you sign up for us.

Be sure to simply call the Library at (610) 444-2702 with any concerns about the Store & Dine Raffle or the Mates team.