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2019 Record Year of Giving to the Library

The Library Foundation reports 2019 as record year of giving to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. We give tremendous thanks to the many foundation donors who made these gifts totaling $1,344,909.95 possible. 

With donors’ gifts we provided funds to the Library in 2019 for:

     $25,367.11             Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

       $7,222.26              Millennium Café

       $1,000.00              Annual Scholarship

   $198,935.44             Program and Services


                                            Music For a Sunday Afternoon

                                            Red Carpet Vehicle

                                            Supplies for Baker Genealogy Center

                                            Supplies for Summer Reading and Learn & Play Bus

 $1,036,355.44            Renovation Costs

                                            Claire’s Courtyard

                                            Learning Center

                                            Red Carpet Large Print Collection

                                            Alice C. Sabatini Gallery

      $76,029.70             Annual Distribution (5% of undesignated funds)


Thank you donors!

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