Category: Spotlight

  • Jodi Freedman & Courtney Gifford

    Meet Jodi Freedman and Courtney Gifford, who were elected to the Steering Committee of the Friends at the September 2021 Annual Meeting.

  • Cindy Tylock and Kelley Halchuk

    Meet Cindy Tylock and Kelley Halchuk, who were elected to the Steering Committee at the Friends’ annual meeting in September 2020.

  • Steve Kellogg

    Steve Kellogg is the newest member of the Friends’ Steering Committee, elected at the 2019 Annual Meeting. He has lived in Natick for 36 years with his wife Emily, where they belonged to a book group that lasted 30 years. Steve taught middle school math at the Park School in Brookline for 33 years before…

  • Emily Kawachi

    In January 2019 we said a fond farewell to the Friends’ library liaison Emily Kawachi, who is moving to New Zealand. Emily  has been on the library staff for three years and has been our liaison since 2017. We could not have asked for a more supportive and positive partner. Her move will be a…

  • Anne O’Keefe: One smart cookie

      Anne O’Keefe is one smart cookie. She’s also the linchpin of the Friends’ highly successful bake sales, held in conjunction with our book sales three times a year. In addition to setting up the displays of donated baked goods and staffing the sale table, she also bakes hundreds of gluten-free items for each sale.…

  • Outgoing Steering Committee members

    At our Annual Meeting in September, four members of the Friends steering committee wrapped up their terms of office. A very big thank you to Maria Tumang, Shirley Lowe, Pam Koskovich, and Fran Guthery for their dedication and commitment during their tenures.

  • Pam Koskovich

    Many thanks to Pam for her past work on keeping our Facebook page up-to-date!  If you haven’t yet, check out our page (Facebook@FriendsofMorse or use the link under Useful Links above) for many new and interesting factoids, and don’t forget to like and follow us on Facebook.

  • Thanks Emily Tumang!

    Emily Tumang is our new volunteer website administrator.  She is instrumental in giving the site its’ new look and is responsible for its’ maintenance.  Emily is a new graduate of Olin College working in computer programming.  Let her know if you have a website that could use a facelift.

  • Hidden Jewels at Friends Book Sale

    Hidden jewels were found at the Friends Book Sale. No, they were not diamonds, rubies, sapphires, or pearls, but something much more valuable, especially when setting up the book sales. They’re our young volunteers.Elementary, middle, high school students, and members of scout troops have long been helping with the set-up and pack-up of the book…

  • Laura Gillenwater

    A volunteer at the book sale since 2002, Laura tells us more about her role with the book sale, and her interests outside the library.