Friends of the Library
New This Year! Friends Sponsor a New Library Fund
This fall, the Eldora
Library Endowment Fund was established through the Hardin County
Community Endowment Foundation, an
of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. At our local level
it was set up through the Friends of the Eldora Public
You may want to consider a year-end gift to the Library Endowment. Donations to the endowment may be of any amount and are fully deductible to the extent permitted by federal law. They may be in the form of cash, grain, gifts of securities, or in selected cases, other gifts of value. Donors will also receive a 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit, in addition to their Federal Tax deductions, for all gifts to the permanent endowment. For additional information on giving to the Eldora Public Library Endowment, please contact the Library at 641-939-2173 or contact Stacey Anderson, HCCEF Affiliate Director, at (641) 373-4070
Gifts to the Library Over the Years
Above you can see some of what the Friends have given: books, display table, Lego table, and microfilm cabinet. The Friends of the Library is a 501(c)3 organization. If you would like to make a contribution to the Friends or join the Friends please call 641-939-2173.
2012 - Cash match for Libri Foundation grant books, audiobooks, DVDs, puzzle table, and summer reading program support.
2011 - Family DVDs, audio CDs, support for Summer Reading Program.
2010 - Books, support for Summer Reading Program.
2009 - Contribution for the new library checkout/catalog system, books, support for the Summer Reading Program, staff training.
2008 - Books, support for the Summer Reading Program.
2007 Year - Childrens books, Lego table and chairs, prize books, summer reading rewards.
2007 - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library starting in Eldora! Friends of the Library is the 501(c)3 sponsoring organization handling the finances. Kiwanis is a co-sponsor helping register children and fundraising. Area organizations contribute funds.
2006 - Fax machine, boom box, puppet, Libri Foundation grant match, Heritage Quest subscription, Nintendo DS prize, help for Summer Reading Program, filing cabinet.
2005 - Over 90 children's books were purchased totaling about $1000. In December of 2005 the Friends of the Library contributed $750 towards the purchase of audio books on CD.