Thursday, July 21, 2022

Throwback Thursday 07/15/2012



What's New at Exeter Public Library

For Adults:
Gone Girl by Gilian Flynn, In One Person by John Irving, Porch Lights by Dorthea Benton Frank, Spring Fever by Mary Kay Andrews. Harbor Nocturne by Joseph Wambaugh, Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand, The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner, Back Fire by Catherine Coulter, Night Watch by Linda Fairstein,
Fall From Grace by Richard North Patterson

On their opening weekend the Exeter United Methodist Church Garment Gadget Giveaway Store held a Fashion Show complete with a main street runaway to show the variety and quality of items available in their shop.


One of the coordinators, Roma Rhodes, noted the sheer quantity of items that the store opened with this year.  “We have a lot of great stuff, and I mean some good stuff. I was gone for an hour earlier and it was great to come back and see the store full of people.”


What is unusual about the thrift store is that everything is free.  Absolutely free, no questions asked, take what you can use.  Last year the church was looking for some opportunities to serve the community and decided that this giveaway store in the summer could fill in the gap of the food backpack program that they coordinate during the school year.


They have added a small food pantry along with a school supply section this year to help bridge the gap over the summer and maybe supply some school items for those who need them.  The ladies in the congregation volunteer their time to work a weekend or whenever they can to keep the store open.

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