Friends’ Accomplishments 2013

Airway Heights Library

  • Run an ongoing weekend book sale
  • Provided funding for the following:
    • Refreshments for:
      • January music program
      • March music program
      • Adult summer reading book club discussion day
      • Sunset & Snowdon Elementary Open House
    • Play & Learn activities:
      • Dot art markers and Play Dough
      • 7 play activity sets from Lakeshore learning
    • Framing of donated art print for meeting room
    • Block table for children’s area in library
    • Thank you treats for volunteers (chocolate bar and coffee card)
    • 1,000 library hour magnets
    • Lego Build Days
    • Contributed to Spokane is Reading
    • Supplies and entry fee for Watermelon Race

Argonne Library

  • Provided funding for Spokane is Reading
  • Provided funds for Lego Build Days
  • Provided refreshments for summer reading adult program
  • Hosted a library program featuring a local author
  • Participated in Millwood Daze with a book giveaway and promoted the library and their fall book sale.
  • Held a successful fall book sale.

Cheney Library

  • Purchased books for the Cheney book discussion group
  • Held two successful book sales
  • Provided funding for Spokane is Reading
  • Provided funding for summer youth and adult programming
  • Provided funds for the purchase of educational toys for Toddler Play and Learn
  • Provided funds for the purchase of educational toys for Baby Play and Learn
  • Provided funds for the purchase of 4 ottomans for our teen and adult reading areas.
  • Provided funds for the purchase of a data table in our public computer area.
  • Provided funds for the purchase of Legos for Lego Build Days
  • Sponsored the Cheney Library 25th Anniversary Celebration

 Deer Park Library

  • Provided funding for Spokane is Reading
  • Decorated the library for the winter holidays
  • Provided funds for alphabet activities for use in toddler storytime
  • Purchased games and educational toys for families to use in the library
  • Provided funds to pay for craft materials for use during storytime
  • Sponsored the library so that we could participate in Pumpkin Lane in Deer Park
  • Purchased more farm animals for the farm set in the children’s area
  • Purchased an Ikea train set for use in the children’s area
  • Purchased treats for use in adult programs
  • Purchased t-shirt transfers for teens who participated in the Settler’s Day parade
  • Provided funds to pay for craft materials for children’s programs
  • Provided funds to pay for our summer reading program presenters
  • Provided support from the Margaret Irving program fund for adult summer reading programs
  • Held 6 successful book sales throughout the year
  • Provided refreshments for our summer reading adult programs
  • Provided funds so that the District could purchase Legos for Lego Build Days
  • Provided funds for the Ikea art wire that is in the children’s and teen areas
  • Provided funds to help pay for treats for the staff holiday party

Fairfield Library

  • Provided refreshments for music program
  • Supported Spokane is Reading
  • Purchased Legos for Lego Build Days

Medical Lake Library

  • Held two successful book sales
  • Purchased educational toys for Play and Learn storytimes
  • Paid for the Founder’s Day Parade entry fee for library staff to participate
  • Provided funding for Spokane Is Reading
  • Provided funds for the staff holiday party
  • Provided funds for summer reading programs
  • Provided funds for Lego Build Days
  • Provided refreshments for adult programs throughout the year
  • Paid for memorial plaque and frame for Howard Oliver, library page

 Moran Prairie Library

  • Supported Spokane Is Reading
  • Purchased Legos for Lego Build Days
  • Provided funds for holiday staff party
  • Purchased coffee maker for staff room
  • Purchased puppets and stuffed animals to replace old worn ones

North Spokane Library

  • Provided funding for Spokane Is Reading
  • Held two successful book sales
  • Supported adult and youth summer reading programs by providing funding for program materials
  • Purchased Legos for District-wide Lego Build Days
  • Purchased puppet theater castle for the children’s area
  • Purchased block table for children’s area
  • Provided coffee supplies for North Spokane staff
  • Provided funds for staff holiday party

Otis Orchards Library

  • Donated bail money for Bev to get out of MDA jail
  • Purchased posters for circulation area
  • Provided refreshments for music concert
  • Provided flowers for National Library Week
  • Provided funds for Spokane Is Reading
  • Purchased ants for ant hill display
  • Provided funds to purchase Legos for Lego Build Days
  • Purchased poinsettia for circulation area
  • Treated staff to breakfast at the Otis Grill
  • Purchased Christmas decorations

Spokane Valley Library

  • Held two successful book sales
  • Provided funding for Spokane Is Reading
  • Supported the Teen Anime Club through ongoing donations
  • Provided funding for Lego Build Days
  • Served meals to families attending the Prime Time Family Reading series