Rudolf Steiner Library Bulletin, July 2016


Contact librarian Judith Kiely for more information about any of the following items.
(518) 944-7007

Waldorf Educational Foundation Grant
The Waldorf Educational Foundation has awarded a grant to the Anthroposophical Society in America for the Rudolf Steiner Library to offer free one-year individual library memberships to Waldorf school faculty and staff, teacher trainees, and Waldorf school parents in the United States. Memberships will run from Sept 2016 through Aug 2017.

Library Lending Change
As of September 1, lending periods will be as follows:
 2 months for local borrowers
● 3 months for mail order borrowers
● 6 months for study group borrowers
Materials may be renewed if other borrowers have not requested them.
Due dates for books lent earlier this year will not change.

Search for new books in our online catalog.

Volunteer Project Week, August 8-12
Come help us finish re-boxing our archival periodicals the week of August 8.
Sign up for a 2‑hour morning or afternoon shift.

Book Repair Workshop, Sat August 20
Learn Japanese stab-stitching with bookbinder and Waldorf teacher Lisa Damian August 20,
930 am – 1230 pm. Help us repair our paperback books, and learn a new skill.

Nadia Bedard Leaving at End of July
Library assistant Nadia Bedard has been accepted to a graduate program at the University for Peace in Costa Rica. We’re sad to see Nadia go, but we’re also excited about her new adventure!

SteinerBooks 50% Discount Offer
Members and friends can now purchase books for the library from SteinerBooks at a 50% discount. All books that SteinerBooks publishes or distributes are eligible for this discount.

Books purchased for the library must be ordered through Marsha Post:
(413) 528‑8233, ext. 2

Used Book Donations
If you’d like to donate your used books to the library, we’d be happy to accept your books if they are in very good condition. Books that we don’t need for the collection are sold on

Rudolf Steiner Library Circle of Friends

The Circle of Friends’ fundraising campaign for the library has been going well! Thanks to the many donations from members and friends, along with the grant from the Waldorf Education Foundation (see above), your librarian will be returning to full-time status for the rest of this year. Thank you to all for your generous support!

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