FoKL Challenge Grant Recipients 2006

By , October 12, 2007 12:18 pm

2006 FoKL Challenge Grants

Friends of Kansas Libraries distributed $1625 to six Kansas libraries in the form of Challenge Grants during the 2006-07 fiscal year. The libraries and their projects are:

• Friends of the W.A. Rankin Memorial Library in Neodesha, member of the Southeastern Kansas Library System, received $400 to create a warm and inviting environment for their young adult readers. They will be purchasing a rug, furniture, and some new books.

• Friends of the Mulvane Public Library, member of the South Central Kansas Library System, received $500 to purchase paint and supplies to repaint the interior of the library. The Friends volunteers assisted with the painting.

• Friends of Lindsborg Library, Inc., member of the South Central Kansas Library System, received $400 to aid in the expansion of the Lindsborg Library’s children’s area with the purchase of pictures books and furnishings.

• Friends of the Baldwin City Library, member of the Northeast Kansas Library System, received $125 which was used to support the cost of their annual meeting that draws members by providing a speaker with an education program and refreshments.

• Friends of the Library of Erie, member of the Southeastern Kansas Library System, received $100 to assist them with author visits at the Erie Library which they would like to have on a quarterly basis.

• Can-Kan Dreambuilders located in Caney in the Southeastern Kansas Library System, received $100 to help them purchase audio video equipment for their library.

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