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Friends of Westborough Public Library to sponsor mini-golf fundraiser

Westborough – The Masters Golf Tournament will take on new meaning in February, as Friends of the Westborough Public Library (The Friends) will host its 1st annual mini-golf fundraiser. Guests will experience the familiar ambiance of the reading rooms and stacks transformed into a massive 18-hole mini-golf course.

On Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., golfers of all ages will gather at the “Clubhouse” on the 3rd floor of the Westborough Public Library to register and obtain tee times at this fantastic fundraiser sponsored by The Friends. Upon arrival, guests will be invited to enjoy baked goods, arts and crafts, face painting, performances by local talent as well as putting lessons and photo opportunities. Also, golfers will be able to buy chances for a wide variety of raffle items.

This is a first-of-its-kind event in Westborough and is sure to draw a crowd, giving sponsors high visibility. Business logos will be highlighted on advertising, websites, scorecards and hole markers.? It will be a day of fun and friendship, while providing a unique opportunity for you to support a wonderful community resource, our Public Library.

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Friends of the Westborough Public Library will use? money raised to support library programs and stimulate the community's interest in all the library has to offer. The Westborough Public Library presently services 13,500 patrons. To date, the Friends have provided funding for the Library Museum Pass Program, which allows residents to attend museums for free, or at reduced cost; speakers, workshops and film series; and laptops, Nooks and iPads for staff and patrons to use. Also, The Friends sponsor used book sales, contribute to the summer reading programs for adult, teen and child readers and provide community outreach whenever possible.

Tickets are $5 per person in advance and $7 at the door, with a $25 per family maximum. Sponsorships range from $200 to $2,500. Lunch will be available for sale from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, ontact J. Tully at friendsowpl@gmail.com. Tickets are available at www.westboroughlib.org (click on the Library Mini-Golf link).

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