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Friends of the Library elects 2 new board members
W Friends of Library new board members
Lawton Sacks, vice president of Friends of the Library (center), stands with new Friends board members Barbara Brown (left) and Sheryl Abraham Littles (right). - photo by Special to the Herald

    The Statesboro-Bulloch Country Friends of the Library recently elected two new members to their Board of Directors, Barbara Brown and Sheryl Abraham Littles.
    Barbara Brown is an eighth grade language arts teacher at Langston Chapel Middle School where she was selected Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011.  She is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and earned her master’s and specialist degrees from Cambridge College and Nova University.      
    Sheryl Abraham Littles teaches first grade at Mattie Lively Elementary School and has been an educator in the Bulloch County  School System for 18 years.  She is a graduate of Georgia Southern and obtained a  Masters in Teaching and Learning and an Educational Specialist Degree in Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University.  She was elected as Mattie Lively Elementary School 2000-2001 Teacher of the Year. She has been actively involved in elementary, middle and high school Parent Teacher Organ-izations and Booster Club. 
    “Children and youth are so much a part of the library community, we’re excited to add the strength of these experienced educators to our Friends leadership,” said Walt Strickland, board president.  Added Curtis Woody, fellow board member, “I know that both of these women are passionate about improving the lives of children through education, and I believe that they will add great value to the work of our board.”
    The Friends of the Library’s over 200 members raise funds to support library programs through membership dues, book sales and other fundraising events.  More information is available at the organization’s website, www.

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