About the Friends

Constitution and Bylaws of the Friends of the Poynette Area Public Library

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MONTHLY MEETING:

Friends meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 in the library.  Please come and join in the activities.

Current officers are:

Roberta Halverson – President

Karen Carpenter - Interim Secretary

Joyce Tomczak - Treasurer

Elfriede Voight - Officer

2014 Accomplishments:

Our overall goal in 2014 was to raise and coordinate the funding for the expansion of the children’s library into the Jamieson Building.  To that end we:
  • Helped support a meat raffle
  •  Coordinated the making and hanging of banners over Main St.
  •  Coordinated the quilt raffle
  •  Bought a digital picture frame to show expansion progress  
  • Held bake sales
  •  Sold shirts, bracelets, and note cards
  • Held a silent auction
  •  Initiated Smiles money back program
  • Elicited donations
  • Participated in expansion committee decisions

We also continued to cupport library programs during 2014:

  • Summer reading program funding for volunteers
  •  Library volunteer luncheon funding
  • Guest author presentation of Evelyn Sabbag
  •  Antique appraisal program
  • Funding for PAGA planter in front of the library
  • Santa visit program
  • Dedication plaques for donors and the head librarian during the     expansion project, Kris Daugherty 
  • Holding a donor expansion open house
  • Baby book program
  • Funding a bouncy house for a family carnival in 2015
  • Gifts for library employees and volunteers
We continued to inform our members and donors of activities and progress towards our goals:
  • With an annual meeting on April 14
  • With new children’s library open houses for donors and community
  • With mailings to members and donors 

2015 Goal

  • Refurbish the original part of the library and continue to support library programming

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION:

Your membership to the Friends supports the Library as it grows and changes to meet our needs of community in this century.

Membership Dues

  • Annual Individual               $10
  • Annual Family                   $20
  • Annual Organization          $50
  • Lifetime Individual           $150
  • Lifetime Family                $250 

You can support our programs and goals by:

  • becomming a member and your dues will help to meet our goals
  • shopping at our annual auction
  • buying a sweet treat at Munchy Mondays at the library
  • attending any of our fundraisers
  • Attending events, programs, and using the library

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE FRIENDS OF THE POYNETTE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY!

We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization.

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