Friends Projects

What have the Friends of the Library done for the Library?

Here is a list of some of the wonderful things the Friends have done for the Library!  All of the following were made possible by your generous donations through the Friends’ membership drive and used book sale, both events held annually.



Landscaping and flower containers
Spotlight on Carnegie Building
2004 Library Centennial Celebration including commemorative items for sale
Remodeling of the basement meeting room, including:  ceiling fans, 48 stackable chairs, 2 folding tables, refrigerator, sound system, area rug
Kitchenette and refrigerator
Automation system - $7,500 for the original Galaxy Automation System purchased and installed in 1995 and $7,500 for the new Polaris Automation System purchased and installed in 2006
Furniture: chairs, tables, and cabinets
Remodel Library entryway
Handicap accessible lift
Automatic entry doors
Fireproof book return
Outdoor banners
Annual school staff breakfast
Little Free Library
Library space planner
Matching grant funds

Children’s Department
Summer Reading Program             
Creative Learning Center items                 
Curtains for puppet theater                              
Glass display case                                    
Bell Tower Festival
Book return at elementary school
Books for Babies
Tumblebooks licenses
Halloween event
Canvas book delivery bags          

Adult Department
Internet computers and chairs
Reupholster chairs
Redecorate Teen area
Equipment: cameras, projector, color copier, big screen TVs, Kodak photo kiosk
Armchairs for reading area
Teen and Adult reading programs
Author visits and professional presenters                     
Digital newspaper archives