The Kansas Library Conference FoKL Point newsletter will give you information on these special folks and groups!
Duane Johnson Library Leader Award 2008:
Pat Gaunce, retired Kansas City Kansas Public Library
2007 FOKL Award Winner
Elizabeth Servis, Wichita
Beverly Warren, Perry-Lecompton
Friends of the Perry-Lecompton Community Library
Friends of the Clay Center Carnegie Library
Friends of the Emporia Public Library
School Library Advocacy Group of Wichita
2007 FoKL Challenge Grant Recipients
Friends of Kansas Libraries distributed $2150 to eight Kansas libraries in the form of Challenge Grants during the 2007-08 fiscal year. The libraries and their projects are:
- Augusta Friends of the Library received$200 to purchase materials for a summer preschool reading program.
- Friends of the Graham County Library received $250 to upgrade the library’s audio/visual equipment.
- Friends of the Ida Long Goodman Memorial Library in St. John received $150 to assist with the library’s Internet Cafe & Coffee Bar.
- Friends of the Kingman Carnegie Library received $200 to assist with their mass mailing promoting membership in their Friends group.
- Friends of the Oskaloosa Public Library received $500 to assist with new carpet in their library.
- Friends of the Towanda Public Library received $200 to assist with their Monterey Dinner in conjunction with the City Spring Garage Sale Days.
- Friends of Washburn-Mabee Library in Topeka received $150 to assist with their “CaddyStacks” library miniature golf course and tournament.
- Friends of the White City Public Library received $500 to assist with new carpet in their library.