Hello tea drinkers and library supporters, For the second year in a row, Carver Memorial Library is unable to host the Annual Spring Tea, not only a popular tradition but also a major fundraiser for the Library. This year, in the spirit of the Spring Tea, we are having A Spot of Tea Fundraiser that allows you to celebrate Spring and support the Library in your own way.
This special fundraiser will specifically benefit beautification of the Carver Memorial Library grounds.
We have donation levels of all kinds, including a fun Tea for Two packet and opportunities for a private tea party! Please RSVP with your donation. The Spot of Tea Fundraiser begins April 15 and the deadline for the basket raffle is May 6. Tea for Two and Morning Tea packets available until Friday, May 14. (Regular donations gratefully accepted at any time!)
Tea for Two: for a donation of $10 or more, you will receive:
two servings of a specially-chosen tea
details about the tea variety
a recipe for the best scones you ever tasted (from Kendra Newcombe)
a literary snippet
a nice note
the good feeling that an act of kindness brings
Morning Tea: For a donation of $25 or more, you will receive:
Tea for Two, plus:
metal Carver Memorial Library bookmark (while supplies last)
Carver notecards (an assortment of 6 notecards with pictures of the library from 1910-2010)
a coupon for the Coastal Café in Searsport for “tea for two": 2 fresh-daily pastries and 2 small coffees or teas. Take out or enjoy your tea indoors or outside in their new patio seating area.
Afternoon Tea: SOLD OUT!For a donation of $200 or more, you will receive: A special tea party at the home of Marge Knuuti for up to 6 people. An afternoon tea at a mutually arranged time when it’s safe to meet inside. Tea will include tea, scones, assorted sandwiches, and desserts in a beautiful and quiet setting. The afternoon tea party is limited to the first three reservations, RSVP early! Please call ahead to verify availability (207-548-2303). A great opportunity for a group of friends to enjoy tea together.
All participants will be entered in a drawing for a Gourmet Tea Basket featuring local goodies, tea, chocolate, a $40 gift certificate to the Coastal Café, and more. The winner of the basket will be drawn on May 7, and it can only be picked up in person at the library or curbside.
Donate! You can donate by mail, in person at the library (cash, check, credit card), or with the PayPal donate button below (PayPal and credit/debit cards). Please include your name, your mailing address, and your preference of mail or library pickup with your donation. Your tea will be mailed out/ready for pickup within a week.
Your support will help the library look its best, and bring a moment of beauty and tranquility to those who visit. Thank you.
Any donation will make a difference, and we are grateful for your support!
Carver Memorial Library 12 Union Street / P.O. Box 439 Searsport, ME 04974
M. 10-5, T. 10-6, W.-F. 10-5, Sat 10-1 (207) 548-2303 firstname.lastname@example.org