“I want HCLS to be all it can be for my children and all children. That’s why I joined Friends of Howard County Library System. While HCLS receives generous support through tax dollars, I know it takes more to turn an acceptable learning experience into an exceptional educational experience like Kindergarten Here We Come.
Every year with the help of my membership dollars, 650 anxious preschoolers are better prepared for the first day of school thanks to these outstanding classes. With money from the Friends, school buses are made available at every class location to help students understand what to expect when they board for the first time in the fall.
That’s the type of detail that transforms an acceptable learning experience into an enlightening educational experience. And that’s what it means to be a Friend.”
Phil Dodge – father of 2 beautiful daughters, nonprofit management professional, musician, The Cure fan and
3 year Friend member.