Category Archives: Special Events

Announcing the Passing of David Bushard

It is with great sadness that the Northern Philatelic Library and Society announces the passing of its founder, David Bushard, on November 1, 2014, in River Falls, Wisconsin, at age 68, after a long struggle with prostate cancer. David was … Continue reading

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Presentation on Postcard Collecting

Postcard collecting, or deltiology, as the formal name for the hobby is known, is one of the most popular hobbies in America.  Only coin collecting and baseball card collecting are  bigger (with stamps coming in fourth).   Many card collectors … Continue reading

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Presentations at the Library

We had a great presentation last Saturday by Al Sarvi on disposing of parts of your stamp collection.  Al dealt with the various types of auctions available, selling to stamp dealers and using other types of local and national resources. … Continue reading

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Seminar on “Maximizing Your Return When You Dispose of Your Collection”

On Saturday 7th of December 2013, Al Sarvi will be presenting “Maximizing Your Return When You Dispose of Your Collection”.  This will be a very informative presentation and knowing Al it will be a lot of fun.  Following on from … Continue reading

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Northern Philatelic Society Annual Meeting at Minnesota Stamp Expo July 20th

The Northern Philatelic Society will hold the annual general meeting for 2013 at the Minnesota Stamp Expo in Crystal, MN on July 20th at 12 noon.  The agenda for the meeting includes election of officers and setting a budget for … Continue reading

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Moved

With help from volunteers including Joe Conrad, Jim Bateman, Paul Hempel, Steve Lund, Viggo Warmboe, Al Sarvi, Linda King, and David and Susan Bushard, our move went quite well. All the books and other materials were packed in boxes, all … Continue reading

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The Library at Minnsota Stamp Expo

Surely everyone knows that the Minnesota Stamp Expo is coming soon, July 20-22 at the Crystal Community Center.  This year the Northern Philatelic Library will have a presence, including some handouts, a table on the show floor with live demonstrations … Continue reading

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Open House

There will be an open house at the Library on Wednesday evening 18 July 2012, just before the Minnesota Stamp Expo.  There will be cookies, lemonade, and coffee, all complimentary.  Come on down, have a walkthru, see what some of … Continue reading

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Impromptu Work Day and Thank You

It sort of just happened.  Some remarks were made over dinner with friends, and several of them volunteered to transport the bulk of the Library’s material to the new Library facility, and two days later, it was done.  A bit … Continue reading

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Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!

No, there is no disaster, but MayDay will be a very big deal here.  Beginning on May 1 of 2012 the Northern Philatelic Library and the office of the Northern Philatelic Society will be open regular hours for visitors and … Continue reading

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