Adrian Library Project - sponsored by the Lismore Area Community Foundation
Fundraiser for Southwest Initiative Foundation

LACF raising money for Southwest Initiative Foundation

Adrian Branch Library Renovation Project

THE LIBRARY HAS RE-OPENED!

On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Adrian Branch Library held its Grand Re-Opening.  More than 300 people visited the Library that day!  

Since that time, we have had a lot of people stop in, people checking out as well as ordering items, and people signing up for FREE Library Cards!

Many people have asked about continued donations to the Library.  We have created a separate non-budgetary account for the Adrian Branch Library, that can be added to and will be used solely for the Adrian Branch Library.   This special ongoing fund was made possible through the generosity of our donators.  The fundraiser through LACF will be coming to a close, but donations can still be mailed in, with checks being made out to:  "Adrian Branch Library;"  214 Maine Avenue, P.O. Box 39, Adrian, MN   56110.  Future donations will be used to add special items, services, and programs for the Library.   The Library always welcomes donations for books, so that we can continue with our goal of replacing worn out copies of classics, children's favorites, teen series, graphic novels, and special editions for adults.  All donations are tax-deductible.  We hope that this fund, which will accrue interest, will continue to contribute to the Library for years to come.  

KSFY-TV, Sioux Falls, SD, did a series of interviews on Wednesday, July 12, 21017, from the Adrian Branch Library.  The full story was aired on the 5:00 p.m. news on July 12, 2017.  The interviews can be found in the KSFY webpage:

http://www.ksfy.com/content/news/Adrian-Branch-Library-renovations-complete-after-84000-was-raised-434013703.html

THANK YOU to everyone that has donated to the fundraiser!  It is greatly appreciated.  Thank you to ALL of you for your support!

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On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, the AHS Senior High students in grades 9-12 transferred the Library book collection from the current location, to the temporary site at 100 E. 1st Street.  Approximately 200 students made four to five trips each, and carried arm loads of books in a continuous line on that sunny afternoon.  
KSFY-TV was there to film the event, as well as other news sources: 

http://www.ksfy.com/content/news/Students-help-transfer-books-during-Adrian-Library-renovations-4112...

LIBRARY IN THE NEWS!

The Adrian Branch Library was featured on KSFY-TV, Sioux Falls, SD, on January 12, 2017. The news items below include four interviews done, in anticipation of the moving of the collection:

Please watch all four videos! 

http://www.ksfy.com/video?vid=410519495

http://www.ksfy.com/video?vid=410517545

http://www.ksfy.com/video?vid=410516625

http://www.ksfy.com/content/news/Small-town-library-raises-enough-funds-to-redesign-and-renovate-410490205.html




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