How Friends Support the Library

How Friends Support the Library - Grants to the Library - 2016

Every year Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library returns thousands of dollars to the library to support programming and to purchase materials. The Friends Board asks the Library Director for recommendations and reviews applications submitted by divisions of the library during the year. Below is a brief description of the 2016 grants to the Williamsburg Regional Library.

ADULT SERVICES

$6,000 – FY2017 Freegal Music Streaming License

$20,000 – FY2017 Multiple Copy

$2,880 – BookPage Subscription

$3,500 – Leadership Gab Bags

$6,250 – FY2018 Freegal Music Streaming License

TOTAL ADULT SERVICES GRANTS: $38,630

YOUTH SERVICES

$15,000 – 2016 School Author Visit

$4,000 – FY2017 Beanstack Online Summer Reading License

$16,500 – Summer Reading

$1,200 – Swem & WRL Author Visit

$15,000 – 2017 School Author Visit

$2,000 – Gaming @ the Library

$3,000 – Preschool Stay & STEM Program

$3,200 – FY2018 Beanstack Online Summer Reading License

$16,000 – 2018 School Author Visit

TOTAL YOUTH SERVICES GRANTS: $75,900

PROGRAM SERVICES

$9,000 – VA Symphony Presents

$18,000 – Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra

TOTAL PROGRAM SERVICES GRANTS: $27,000

OTHER

$1,875 – 2016 VLA Legislative Liaison and Institutional Membership

$2,500 – Staff Connections Committee

$1,891 – 2017 VLA Legislative Liaison and Institutional Membership

TOTAL OTHER GRANTS: $6,266

GRAND TOTAL: $147,796

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