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Rosenberg Library in Galveston

While the historical collections in the Rosenberg Library in Galveston survived hurricane Ike, the first floor with the other departments (including the children's section) did not:

Message from the Executive Director:
The flood waters completely wrecked all of the departments & library functions on the first floor, including the children's department, the Wortham Auditorium, the Randall meeting room, circulation department, technical services office, operations department, and the Friends sorting room and book shelf. The library building also sustained some damage to the roof and one of the hurricane panels. Probably the most devastating blow we received from Hurricane Ike was the destruction of building systems located on the first floor, including the loss of major electrical panels, the telephone system, Internet routing equipment, firemen's service, components of the HVAC system, storm protection panels and parts of the fire & smoke detection system. The loss of these critical building systems has severely complicated recovery efforts and plans to reopen the library any time soon.

Contributions to assist with the recovery of the Rosenberg Library may be mailed to the following address: Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Street, Galveston, TX 77550-2220.

If people were inclined to send them a check (or paypal) for $25 or more, and then let me know that you had done that, I would be happy to send you a signed and personalized hardcover copy of Wheel of the Infinite.

Or for a $10.00 donation you could choose a signed and personalized paperback copy of Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary or Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement.

Just drop me an email at msw at charisat.com, and let me know what your donation was and when you sent it, which book you want, the name you want your book personalized with, and the address I should send it to.

ETA 10/24/08:

The Rosenberg Library web site is back up, and they have paypal donation buttons on the front page for both the general library fund and the children's library fund, to repair damage to the building by hurricane Ike. There's also a note on there for people who'd like to donate books.

My offer is still open:

If people were inclined to paypal or send them a check for $25 or more, and then let me know that you had done that, I would be happy to send you a signed and personalized hardcover copy of Wheel of the Infinite. (I sorted my closet yesterday and I do have some hardcovers of The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, or The Gate of Gods if you want one of those.)

Or for a $10.00 donation you could choose a signed and personalized paperback copy of Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary or Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement. (Or both for a donation of $20.00)
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Wow I really wish there was some way to donate online! Keeping it to checks and snail mail is going to deter a lot of people.

It definitely would, but I don't know how accessible the internet is down there yet, or if the library director would be open to doing it. I know a lot of places in Galveston still don't have phone access.

To be really greedy: if we were to send a $20 donation, could we get one of each of the SGA books? I'm horrible at choosing.

Sure, that would be great!

Are they accepting book donations? I work in publishing, and have access to books, and I'd be happy to send some along.

I don't know, but from the director's post, I really doubt it. They don't have anywhere to put books until they repair the building.

Dangit, I keep forgetting to do this at work, where my stamps are! grar.

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