Esther Moen, winner of the "Bucks for Books" raffle wins $200 on Friday, April 30.

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries is excited to announce our first winners in the “Bucks for Books” raffle. The first drawing was held in March. Ellen Wixom and Gail Fasmire each won tickets to the raffle celebration scheduled for Tuesday, January 19. The April winners are Elaine Ackerman and Esta Goldstein who also won tickets for the raffle celebration. Our first cash prize winner is Esther Moen who won $200!

The next drawing will be held on Tuesday, June 1 for another $200 cash prize and two celebration tickets. Anyone who has purchased tickets before Monday, May 31 will be entered into this and all future prize drawings. Tickets can be purchased online at Each ticket costs $10. Three tickets go for $25, eight for $50 and 20 for $100. The more tickets you buy, the more you save and the greater your chances are to win.

In addition to the bi-monthly cash drawings of $200/each, there will be monthly drawings for tickets to raffle celebration. A grand cash drawing will be held on Monday, December 27 for three lucky ticket holders. Fifty percent will go the first-place winner, 30 percent to the second and 20 percent for third place.

The “Bucks for Books” raffle will provide funds for the on-going purchase of books and other media for the three SaddleBrooke libraries. Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries initiated the raffle to compensate for funding lost as a result of pandemic cancellation of fund-raising events. All purchases for library materials are made possible through Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries.

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