Elbert County Library District to Host First Annual Elizabeth Community Music & Art Festival

The Elbert County Library District makes its grounds and parking available to enhance and promote community spirit in the county.
Aug. 6, 2012 - PRLog -- ELIZABETH, Colo.-- Ron Vermillion, president of the Elbert County Library District board of trustees, said today “The library district is pleased to host the Elizabeth Community Music & Art Festival (http://www.ElizabethFestival.com) on August 18, 2012. It’s one of several actions the district is taking to increase its value to the Elbert County community and to encourage the public to learn more about the benefits of having a library card.”

Vermillion continued “During the festival, the Elizabeth branch will be open its normal Saturday hours from 10 am to 5 pm for routine business.  At the same time, the Friends of the Elizabeth Library will hold their annual book sale of used books with some great bargains in the large inventory. Book sale proceeds go to the Friends organization to fund items not in the library’s budget.”

In other library related news, Fred Beisser, president of the Elbert County Libraries Foundation (http://www.ECLF.US), announced that people attending the Festival can receive a guided tour of the library building and learn about the planned changes to its current configuration that will make it an even greater and more spacious library. The tours will be lead by foundation board members and district trustees. “While we sure like the new building with its roomy feel compared to the former Main Street building, the best is yet to come” Beisser stated. We will show you how our architect planned for using both the portion currently in use and also the large warehouse on the west side of the building to create a state of the art library about twice as large as we now have.”

About the Elbert County Library District. Formed in 2000, the Elbert County Library District supports literacy, lifelong learning, and leisure pursuits, transforming lives and building community throughout the county. On the Web: http://www.ElbertCountyLibrary.org. Executive director is Ms. Kari May at 303 646-3792.

About the Elbert County Libraries Foundation (ECLF): ECLF is a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to the libraries of the Elbert County Library District (www.ElbertCountyLibrary.org). The foundation believes that libraries are an important and needed asset of vibrant communities. The resources provided by the foundation to the libraries are above and beyond the budgetary constraints of the library district. On the Web: www.ECLF.us. For more information contact board president Fred Beisser at 303 841-0942.

About the Elizabeth Community Music & Art Festival. The first annual Festival brings together the Elbert County community for a day of fun, art and great music. On the Web: www.ElizabethFestival.com
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