Foundation Board Accomplishments

  • Continued success raising funds for the Capital Campaign which has raised $865,000 to date
  • Created new logo for the Library representing vision for the 21st century
  • Implemented and pushed for new website for Library & Foundation
  • Improved Library awareness in the community through fundraising events
  • Increased Foundation Board membership

Projects Funded Through Foundation

  • Computer for children’s library
  • Fall jazz cabaret series
  • Champagne & Chocolates event
  • Bookmarks used to increase awareness of Foundation’s goals & Capital Campaign
  • Banners to promote events
  • Podium used for various programs and organizations
  • Copier for the Library office
  • Repaired & installed new concrete steps behind the library

Library Service Enhancements

  • Continued current hours of operation
  • Development of new website
  • Expansion of weekly online newsletter
  • Expansion of innovative programming/services for Adults, including Seniors
  • New program initiatives for Teens
  • Weekly music program for Preschoolers
  • Continuation of cooperative programming with N2N & other community organizations
  • Increased downloadable eBooks & Audio-books, including Overdrive Advantage
  • Continued expansion of media collection
  • Continued expansion of large print & teen collection
  • Technological equipment upgrades
  • Digital device instructional workshops
  • Introduction of paperless registration & library services information materials
  • Development of important safety procedures involving patrons and staff

Building Repairs and Improvements
Completed/In Progress

  • New energy-efficient lighting in Schaffner Room
  • Enhancement projects for entrance area
  • Replacement of oil tanks and soil remediation
  • New walkway and patio
  • Improvement of drainage with additional pipes and drains
  • Front Landscaping
  • Outside lighting & sprinkler repairs
  • Steam pipe replacement
  • Replacement of exterior siding (half of the building)