Calvert Library Foundation Slide Presentation Final Jan 2010

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Calvert Library Foundation Slide Presentation Final Jan 2010

  1. 1. The Calvert Library Foundation<br />Helping Fund Imagination+Information+Inspiration <br />
  2. 2. 2<br /> “Public Libraries are the crucibles of democracy, the means for Everyman’s pursuit happiness and prosperity, and our guarantors of freedom.”<br />Anonymous<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Calvert Library<br />Truly the Gem of the Chesapeake<br />Not your Granddaddy&apos;s library<br />
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  17. 17. 17<br />Calvert Library<br />The Flagship and her consorts:<br />The Main Library at Prince Frederick<br />Three Branches: The Beaches; Fairview; and, Southern<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />Calvert Library<br />What they provide:<br />Books!<br />Electronic media: tapes; CDs; MP3s; videos; DVDs; Video Games; Wii and more<br />Computers galore<br />Community Programs<br />Meeting rooms<br />Research materials and assistance<br />Ambiance<br />Coffee and camaraderie<br />
  19. 19. 19<br />Calvert Library<br />No Boundaries……<br />Tri-County cooperative access arrangements<br />Beyond the Tri-Counties access<br />Internet access from your home: reserve; extend; research; discover; download<br />Social Networking<br />
  20. 20. 20<br />Calvert Library<br />Among the goals for the future…<br />Lifelong education enhanced!<br />Ever-growing customer access to books, CDs, DVDs, on-line resources!<br />School support expanded! <br />Library Branches replaced or renovated!<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />Calvert Library<br />Internal Organizations to “protect, defend and improve”<br />The Trustees<br />Friends of the Library<br />The Library Foundation<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />What you should know about the Foundation:<br />A non-profit organization eligible to receive charitable donations<br />County citizens raising funds for the Library<br />Going beyond what government makes possible<br />Helping make the difference between being good and being great!<br />
  23. 23. 23<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />Examples of Foundation activities:<br />Authors by the Bay series<br />Fundraising<br />Disbursements for furnishings; computers; programs; staff training; software<br />Facilitating grants from other organizations<br />
  24. 24. 24<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />The Foundation Needs You!!!<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />We want to help you invest your money<br />In Imagination, Information and Inspiration<br />In the future of our County’s children<br />In one of the best things you can do for yourself, your family, and your community<br />
  26. 26. 26<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />How you can help:<br />Give generously through:<br />Underwriting rooms at the Library<br />Underwriting special projects, e.g., Imagination Station<br />Special gifts<br />Bequests in your Will<br />Insurance policies with the Library as beneficiary<br />The giving tree<br />Memorial bricks<br />
  27. 27. 27<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />How you can help:<br />Apply to be a Director of the Foundation<br />… if you like to work for a good cause<br />Directors’ responsibilities include: <br />Monthly meetings; planning; oversight; funds allocations; fundraising activities<br />
  28. 28. 28<br />Calvert Library Foundation<br />How you can contact us:<br />Our web site: www.calvertlibraryfoundation.com<br />Email: calvertlibraryfoundation@somd.lib.md.us<br />Leave a message at the Library: (410) 535-0291      (301) 855-1862 <br />Write to us:<br /> Calvert Library Foundation <br /> c/o Calvert Library Prince Frederick        P.O. Box 3508        Prince Frederick, MD 20678       <br />
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