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Carol McFadden <[log in to unmask]>
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Carol McFadden <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:36:12 -0500
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Dear Colleagues,


As you recall, several years ago, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
offered library passes for patron use but no longer do so. One of our
patrons has thoughtfully written a plea to the Botanical Garden Board to
reinstate the program and I intend to do so, as well. Why? Because it is the
right thing for this organization to do. The passes significantly help Maine
families, especially those who are struggling. Too many Mainers never will
be able to attend unless they allow libraries to offer one free pass a day
to a family. We know that many Maine museums such as the Farnsworth,
Portland Museum of Art, Children's Museum work with libraries to offer free
passes and it is my hope that the Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens will as
well. The Gardens are special. When immersed in the quiet beauty of the
Gardens people are able to escape the worries of their worlds and appreciate
the joys of such wondrous surroundings. 


I am urging as many of you as possible to contact the Botanical Gardens
Board and state your plea to reinstate the pass program, once again.

Please contact:

William Cullina, Executive Director
Kris Folsom, Director of Marketing (ext. 8040)
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens   
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, 
Boothbay, Maine 04537

Thank you very much,




Carol McFadden, MLIS, Head of Children's Services

207.443.5141 x17  <>

33 Summer Street, Bath, ME  04530