Dear Editor:

Its the Invermere Public Librarys 50th anniversary this year and one way that we hope the community will celebrate this very special year with us is by adopting a book.

Its been 15 years now that the Adopt- A-Book program at the Invermere Public Library has been in place. Peter McIsaac, a long-time library patron, spearheaded the fundraising initiative.

To date, over $35,000 has been donated to the library strictly for the purchase of books. That means over 1,000 books in this library have an Adopted by book plate inside. Not only is this an important fundraiser for the library, it is delightful to open a book and see a familiar name inside.You can, of course, donate any amount that you would like, but $25 gets your name in a childrens book, $35 secures your name in an adults book and $50 guarantees your name in a reference or magazine subscription.

You can find the form at our website www.invermere.bclibrary.ca . Come in and see our Adopt-A-Book tree which is filling up with the names of our adoptees !

Virginia Walker

Invermere