Reading Programs – Summer and Community Wide
|Alice C. Sabatini Gallery||$7,000|
Years of service awards and employee recognition week activities
|Strategic Planning / Building Projects||$17,000|
|Dolly Parton Imagination Library||$25,000|
In addition, the Library Friends of Art donated $2,800 for events and improvements in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery.
The Friends offers educational scholarships awarded to library staff working toward their masters degree in library and information science.
The Friends will award scholarships soon.
- Books – The Friends of the Library offers donated books to use for library programs (e.g. Stop, Drop & Read; Read Between the Lines and Altered Books). The Friends also provide books to library partners (Topeka Metro’s Read While You Ride initiative).
- Gift certificates to the Chandler Booktique – The Friends also donate gift certificates as prizes for library programs (e.g. Trivia Night, Read Between the Lines, Edible Books), as well as given as thank you’s for performers.