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Reading Habits – The Video!

Our librarians have been doing what they can to keep spirits high since COVID emerged 18+ months ago. When Ed Sheeran released the song “Bad Habits”, it got stuck in one of our librarian’s brains…and while shelving books one morning the song lyrics morphed from Bad Habits to…READING HABITS. Our creative Calvert Librarians came up with the fun idea to make a parody music video.

Like the Video?
Get the Shirt!

To support Calvert Library and our dedicated Librarians, The Friends are very excited to announce the launch of our new online store!

To compliment the video, our first offerings feature a variety of “Reading Habits” shirts and a tote. Thanks to Calvert Library’s Brenna Prestidge for the awesome artwork she created for us! Head over to the FOCL Online store and place your order today!

Every Day is Book Sale Day at Calvert Library!

Did you know that you can purchase gently used books from our great selection any day that the library is open? AND for the same low prices you’ll find at our book sales! Find books for sale in the Friend’s store in the Prince Frederick branch as well as our new display in the café.

 About Friends

The Friends of Calvert Library is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are advocates for the Calvert Library and dedicated to supporting our community public library system. We contribute to the library by offering support for equipment or programs not normally provided by public funding. We provide financial support through membership fees, donations, book sales and special events and support the library in other ways such as volunteering to help in the day-to-day operations as well as at special library events.

Membership is a great way to show your support for Calvert Library, help fund library programs, and encourage reading in our community. Your membership dues, patronage at book sales and donations support the continuation of library programs and services.

Volunteers return time and time again to help make our fund raisers successful. They help with book sale setup and take down, working at Pub Quiz and other events, and serving on the FOCL board. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, ranging in age from 14 to seniors.

Please consider making a donation to Friends. Every penny you send our way goes toward benefiting our library You’ll feel good knowing that you’re continuing to support the library we all love.