Give Back Tahoe: Friends of the Truckee Library supports literacy
TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Friends of the Truckee Library (FOTL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting, supporting and advocating for the Truckee Library as an essential educational and cultural hub in our community.
Through our efforts, two successful sales tax measures have contributed 65 percent of library funding and we are preparing for the 2016 sales tax renewal.
Sales tax revenues enrich library collections, enhance programming and expand library hours. We hold used book sales and fundraisers throughout the year and are grateful for the generous help of our supporters.
Funds we raise allow us to support adult literacy, children’s programming and cultural offerings, such as our ongoing historical series.
FOTL has been working hard to lay the groundwork for a new, larger library for our growing community. It will offer opportunity to all: ample space for children’s and adult programming; access to cutting edge technology; an enriching place for youth to gather, a place to study, create and explore.
It will become the heart of our town where, through shared learning and culture, young and old will gather together to learn and grow.
FOTL will be co-sponsoring historian Mark McLaughlin’s, “Women Pioneers of the Sierra” on May 12. On April 27, we will be hosting a literary event and fundraiser celebrating the release of Sierra College Dean, Dr. Kim Bateman’s new book, “Crossing the Owls’ Bridge.”
For more information about our Board of Directors, upcoming events, or to receive our monthly e-newsletter, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at truckeefol.org.
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