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2017 Issues

Summer reading and a Friends $5 book bag sale~at your Library
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - check it out!
Celebrating 30 years of Wichita Public Library support during 2017
Coming soon: Academy Awards Shorts at the Wichita Public Library
Watch the new Advanced Learning Library go up at www.wichitalibrary.org

2106 Issues

November 2016
Advanced Learning Library progress continues.
Look for the annual fund request coming in December.
Happy Holidays!
Advanced Learning Library Capital Campaign receives new gifts
Join us for the 2016 Big Read Wichita
Save the Date - Big Read Coming October 2016
Groundbreaking for the new Advanced Learning Library on July 6, 2016
Dondlinger Construction approved to build the new Advanced Learning Library
Art Day of Giving coming up April 29th at Watermark Books. Hope you can join us!
Celebrating National Library Week April 10 - 16, 2016
Join us in welcoming Lamont Anderson to the Library Board of Directors.
Celebrating 30 years of Academy Awards Shorts programming

2015 Issues

Mary Lynn Oliver joins Campaign as honorary chair
Foundation announces Campaign to build new Advanced Learning Library
Join us as we welcome Rosie Dool and Library Board President Kellie Hogan to the Foundation Board of Directors.
The Foundation welcomes newest Library Board members, Shelby Peterson, Randall Johnston and Dr. Justin Henry.
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Carnegie Library, May 14, 1915 - 2015
Art Day of Giving 2015
Spring Break at the Library
Check out all of the Library programming!
Celebrating 100 years of the Carnegie Library in Wichita!

2014 Issues

Looking forward to the Big Read Wichita 2015 - help select the 2016 Big Read title
Celebrating 27 years in support of the Wichita Public Library
Congratulations to the Library on the best ever Summer Reading Club.
Coming in September - 2014 Big Read Wichita
Phase 1 of the new central library project is underway. Check out how you can help,
Wichita Public Library: 2014 Library of the Year!
Looking for a special way to celebrate a special event or honor that special someone, check out the Wichita Public Library Foundation.
Check out the many activities for Spring Break at the Library
Just in time for the Academy Awards Shorts. Send me your "winning nominations".

2013 Issues

The Wichita Big Read is happening now. Find out how you can join in as we complete our 7th annual event.
Summer Reading is over and we are getting ready for "Back to School" and the 7th annual Big Read Wichita starting September 20 with the kick-off event at the Wichita Art Museum.
The Library has been in the news, read more
We want to hear from you. Check out www.Activate-Wichita.org for ways you can help.
Help support the Library. Establish a memorial endowment.
Just in time for Spring Break
Have a favorite book that isn't at the Library, just let us know.
Check out Winter Reading at the Library

2012 Issues

The Big Read Wichita is presenting The Great Gatsby. Join us for a fun filled month of exciting programs and book discussions at the Library.
Join us for fall programming.
Foundation dollars at work! This year’s Summer Reading program was a great success. Now in its 24th year of Levand Trust support, the Library saw over 12,000 children and teens, busy librarians and empty shelves...
Announcing a new endowment at the Foundation. Professor John Hyde has established an endowment in memory of his mother, Helen McCarthy Hyde...
In Memory of Marge Setter. Marge loved her library. Her leadership roles included serving as president...
Have you heard? the Library is in the news! Check out Rhonda Holman’s editorial about how our Central Library...
We are celebrating our 25th anniversary.  On April 19, the Foundation recognized some very special people who made this celebration possible. Dick Rademacher, Ed Francis, Jan Randle, Diana Forshee and Jim Gustavson...
Join us April 8 – 14 to celebrate National Library Week. Check out special programming at your favorite branch!
It’s that time of year! Please share your wish list for the Library. We loved having your help last year.
Announcing the 25th Anniversary of the Wichita Public Library Foundation! This year marks a major milestone in the history of the Foundation.
Did You Know?
The circulation desk at the old central library. Not a computer in sight! Check out why a new central library building is a must! Learn more ›
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