The Friends of the Library and Monroe County Public Library are honored to present The Power of Words featuring the authors of March: civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and local artist Nate Powell. The Power of Words is a free ticketed event and takes place Monday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. in IU Auditorium. There are a host of related Power of Words programs beginning in August. More information available at the event website. 
Congressman Lewis and his co-creators will discuss their groundbreaking graphic novel series, March, an engaging and award-winning first-hand account of Lewis’s lifelong struggle for civil and human rights.
Both March books are New York Times Bestsellers and are available for check out at Monroe County Public Library  or for purchase at the Friends of the Library Bookstore . Drop in for the free civil rights film series , four Sundays at 3 p.m., August 23 - September 13 at Monroe County Public Library auditorium.
Meet the authors before the talk while enjoying great food and beverages, live music, and taking in the display of original artwork by Nate Powell. The paid reception takes place from 5:30–7 p.m. on Monday, September 21. Reception attendees will enjoy premium reserved seating for the authors' talk located adjacent to the reception hall. Learn more and make a reservation .
Our next dine out is at DATS on Grant . Head to DATS on Wednesday, September 16 for lunch or dinner from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Show your  flier available at library kiosks or print from our website  and DATS will donate 20% of your purchase to the Library. Your dining out has brought in more than $6,800 for the Library. Make plans to get together with friends for some fun while you dine and donate  to the Library.
Mark your calendars now to pick up great books at the Friends of the Library's Bookstore Clearance Sale , Friday, October 2 through Monday, October 5. Friends members get first access to all the great bargains on Thursday evening, October 1. Become a Friend now or join at the door! 
It's the Frie nds of the Library's 50th Birthday! 2015 is a year of celebration—reflecting on the past and planning for the future to keep Monroe County Public Library an outstanding community asset for years to come. Your gift to the Friends makes possible all of the wonderful programming available at the Library for everyone in the community to enjoy. Everyone's invited to the party. Please join us in making this a memorable year for the Friends of the Library! Does the Library have 500 friends? We hope so. Become a Friend of the Library today . Let's be best friends forever.  
The Friends of Monroe County Public Library support the mission, vision, and values of the Library. The Friends advocate for Monroe County Public Library and support Library collections, services, programs, and staff development.
Friends of the Library Office
303 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408
Office Hours: M–TH, 10am-5pm
(812)349-3050, ext. 1080 
FOL at mcpl.info
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