Memorials Gifts and Grants

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Dane G. Hansen grant via Thomas County Community Foundation 12/2016 $10,000.000: Enhancing Space for Youth and Community (for basement).
Midwest Energy 10/2016 $1,000.00: Help with purchasing non-fiction books in the natural science area (animals, insects, earth, etc), environment, space and technology.
Colby Rotary Club 8/2016 $175.00 Gift for programing and materials
Walmart, Inc 7/2016 $500.00 TV & TV Cart for youth and general programing in basement
NWK Area Agency on Aging 6/2016 383.09 Large print books, audio books, etc.
Thomas County Diversion Fund c/o Kevin Berens, Attorney 6/2016 $1350.00 Youth Programing and materials
Nancy Sanders Memorial 6/2016 $275.00 programing
Northwest Kansas Library System 5/2016 $250.00 Educational grant for staff
Midwest Energy 4/2016 $350.00 Summer Reading events
Frahm Farmland - c/o Hopson 2/2016 $200.00 Summer Reading prizes and materials
Thomas County Community Foundation - Patricia A. Embree Trust Fund 2/2016 $838.00 purchase digital projector for patron, business & organizational checkouts.
PEO Sisterhood Chapter 1/2016 $200.00 gift for programing
Kansas State & LSTA grant 1/2016 $280.12 Purchase Kansas Notable Books for 2016
Walmart, Inc.
12/2015
$250.00 Games, puzzles and materials for activities of youth and children
Thomas County Community Foundation - Ziegler Family Fund
11/2015
$400.00 Author to speak on Polish Holocaust @ CHS in March 2016
Thomas County Community Foundation-Emery Fund
11/2015
$700.00 YAC-A-Lot, Knit-A-Bit grant
Hi Plains Lion Club
11/2015
$200.00 Youth Activity Center & Events expenses
Kansas State & LSTA grant
11/2015
$283.60 Purchase Kansas Notable Books for 2015
Colby Rotary
10/2015
$94.24 Kansas Reads to Preschool - books for day cares
NWK Area Agency on Aging
7/2015
$406.19 Large print books, audio books, etc.
Pete Henry Foundation
6/2015
$2000.00 purchase Lego's sets for Youth Activity Center and events
Pete Henry Foundation
6/2015
$4500.00 purchase 7 laptop for technology classes for patrons
Kansas State Library
5/2015
$902.61 State Aide Grant - 2nd round
Kansas Book Festival
3/2015
$440.00 Non-fiction large print books
Kansas State Library
3/2015
$902.61 State Aide Grant
Northwest Kansas Library System
2/2015
$550.00 Courier grant for delivering and sending interlibrary loan materials
Northwest Kansas Library System
2/2015
$1434.96 Purchase new iMac for patrons use
Thomas County Community Foundation
2/2014
$1200.00 Supporting Summer reading events and programing in 2015
NWK Area Agency on Aging
2/2015
$812.81 for large print books and Audio books

Thomas County Diversion Fund c/o Kevin Berens, Attorney

12/2014
$989.72 Purchase family friendly movies, non-fiction movies (DVD's) and replace family friend VHS's for DVD's.
State Library of Kansas, LSTA & IMLS Funding
11/2014
$222.77 for Kansas Notable Books
Midwest Energy
10/2014
$745.00 to bring a storyteller to the local schools

Patricia A. Embree Trust Fund & Wiedeman Beautification Fund

7/2014

$2,000.00 was given to the library so we could beautify the south-east are of the front lawn. We removed older crowded plants, and added a drip system and planted new bushes, grasses and bulbs for a fresh new look!

Mary Smith Memorial

6/2014

$685.00 Additional funds from various donors-donated for "Books for Babies" supplies.

Midwest Energy

4/2014

$1000.00 to support Summer Reading Events and programing

Margene Griffin's Birthday memorial

3/2014

$200.00 Gift to library for adult programming through year.

Kansas State Library

2/2014

$1940.11 State aide to library

NWKS Area Agency on Aging

1/2014

$1,196.00 for the purchase of unabridged audio books and large print books.

Thomas County Community Foundation- Patricia A. Embree Fund

1/2014

$500.00 Poet Laureate speaking with workshop (March 2014).

Mary Smith Memorial

12/2013

$1165.00 Gift from various donors - helping to fund "Books for Babies" project and large print materials.

Debbie Tittel Memorial

12/2013

$575.00 Gifts form various donors - helped purchase new digital projector for meeting room.

Wilma Jean Baugh Memorial

12/2013

$600.00 Gifts from various donors - designated for books.

Friends of Kansas Libraries (FOKL)

11/2013

$5000.00 Technology matching grant for Swivl, iPad mini, video camera and tripod.

Thomas County Community Foundation-Patricia A. Embree Fund

11/2013

$650.00 for the Living Wild Book series for children.

Thomas County Diversion Fund c/o Kevin Berens, Attorney
10/2013
$1000.00 for an ebook/audiobook platform
Midwest Energy
10/2013
$300.00 for Anime books for the youth
Colby Women's League

10/2013

$100.00 Gift to library

Northwest Kansas Council - Family Place
7/2013
$5890.00 Purchase equipment, materials for starting Family Place programing.

Colby Rotary

7/2013

$7075.90 Picnic table/area (handicapped accessible) and front area revitalization.

Thomas County Community Foundation
4/2013
$1000.00 for Summer Reading Special Programming
Midwest Energy
4/2013
$500.00 for the Youth Activity Center for the summer cooking class and supples.

Marge Griffin Memorial

4/2013

$285.00 Gift to library for adult type programing events.

PEO & Esther Eicher
2/2013
$550.00 Gift to library.

Thomas County Community on Aging

2/2013

$759.19 Large print books and audio books

Charles Gravener Memorial
12/2012
$295.00 Gift for library
Charles & Rylinda Barnett Memorial
12/2012
$900.00 Gift to library - books
Bert Dibble Memorial
10/2012
$460.00 Gift to library for audio books
Midwest Energy
4/2012
$500.00 Summer Reading Special Events sponsorship
Jack Kriss Memorial
3/2012
$213.75 Gift to library
Dallas Women's Foundation - Jean Hutton Memorial
11/2011
$6,500.00 from the Hutton family and given through the Dallas Women's Foundations for revitalization of the Circulation area, including special artwork and a new library theme- "Bringing Words to Life!"
Thomas County Community Foundation - Secrest Fund
11/2011
$1,362.64 through the Thomas County Community Foundation. Purchased Academy Award winning movies, musicals and theatre productions as well as educational and enriching family movies that cross the generations.
Midwest Energy
10/2011
Grant for Junior non-fiction special purchases.
Drug & Alcohol Diversion Fund
10/2011
$861.09 through Thomas County Attorney- Kevin N. Berens to purchase Disney classics, cartoon classics, family friendly movies, and literacy/learning videos for children.
LISTA
3/2011
$1,000.00 per computer through the State Library of Kansas for (AWE) the Early Learning Computers.

AWE Company

3/2011

Discount on (AWE) Early Learning Computers

Pete Henry Foundation

3/2011

$6,000.00 to purchase 4 AWE Early Learning Computers for children plus two children's desks.

Floyd & Mary Smith Memorial
12/2010
Gift to library for project.

Walmart, Inc.

12/2010

$500.00 to help with the purchase of new tables and equipment for the children's Storytime and activities in the basement.

Midwest Energy
10/2010
$500.00 to help replace classes for the children's section.
Garvey Texas Foundation, Inc.
8/2010
$10,000.00 Used for landscaping, materials and equipment for library
Thomas County Community Foundation
7/2010
$318.54 For extra speakers in basement for those with hearing problems.
Paul Layland Memorials
5/2010
Paul Layland Memorials for library
Northwest Kansas Library System
4/2010
$725.00 for Catalog Software
LISTA
4/2010
$4,058.00 for Catalog Software
Kiwanis Foundations of Colby
4/2010
$100.00 for children's materials in honor of National Library Week.
Midwest Energy
3/2010
$500.00 Help defray costs of Summer Reading special programs.
Thomas County Council for Aging
2/2010
$1,207.00 for the purchase of unabridged audio books and videos.
Maxine Neville Revocable Trust
12/2009
Large endowment given to the Library.
Thomas County Attorney Special Law Enforcement
12/2009
$1,261.91 to purchase DVD's with art and photography themes and instructions for visual learners.
Smart Start Northwest Kansas Project
11/2009
$1,000.00 for services and materials for those patrons who are 0 to 3 years old.

Kiwanis Foundation of Colby

10/2009

Matching $400.00 towards the purchasing of a Wii gaming system.

Midwest Energy

9/2009

$250.00 towards purchasing a new World Book Encyclopedia Set.

Walmart, Inc.

6/2009

$1,000.00 to help fund the Youth activities in the basement for the summer. They helped to fund the PlayStation II and Wii games; as well as puzzles, board games, and fun food activities for the youth on Mondays and Fridays.

Midwest Energy
3/2009
$495.00 for purchasing non-fiction items.
Colby Police Special Law Enforcement Fund
4/2009
$400.00 given through the Thomas County Community Foundation for the Library in Motion trip for middle school students.

Colby Police Special Law Enforcement Fund

3/2009

$702.00 given through the Thomas County Community Foundation for the purchase of a lapel microphone for guest presenters at library functions; and also for two audio speakers to improve the ability of patrons to hear while special events are being held in the basement.

Walmart, Inc.
1/2009
$1,000.00 to help fund special crafts and activities for weekly Storytime sessions.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
2009
$1,300.00 for a new computer, its supplies and other costs for the system.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2008

$2,600.00 for a new computer, its supplies and other costs for the system.

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