You Say You Want a Resolution?

You Say You Want a Resolution?

A few days into 2022 and you’re already wavering on your New Year’s resolutions? It’s not too late to reclaim the year and live it on your terms! Committing to daunting challenges when we’re exhausted, broke, and emotionally spent… and facing another spike in a...
Pride Month: A Time to Read

Pride Month: A Time to Read

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals have been with us for centuries. Because many chose to (or were forced to) live their lives in secrecy, their emergence in recent decades, and their ability to celebrate their lives in pride, may seem...
Stay Optimistic!

Stay Optimistic!

Wow! It’s been a crazy year. For everyone, Friends of the Library of Southport and Oak Island included! Stay-at-home orders, wearing masks and social distancing were the headlines everywhere. For FOLSOI, closure of our used bookstore located in the spacious backroom...
Who Counts Our Money?

Who Counts Our Money?

Who keeps track of FOLSOI’s money? I do! I am the new treasurer for FOLSOI. I have been passionate about libraries since I learned to read. Books and reading have been a lifelong love. When I moved to Southport four-and-one-half years ago, one of the first things I...