If you want to hear Lee Green, the solar eclipse astronomer who spoke to us last year, put Oct. 20 on your calendar. We will have child crafts at 6:30 and Lee at 7:00 pm. He will be at the library to talk about the International Night of the Moon. Guess what – HE IS BRINGING HIS TELESCOPE again.
We have 3 fishing poles at the library that can be checked out for the fishing derby on Sunday, Sept. 9. We thank Ed Straw for getting the fishing poles ready. Catch us by noon on Saturday to borrow a pole.
EDP Renewables North America, owners of the recently approved Bright Stalk Wind Farm, have generously established a $10,000 matching funds grant to help with construction costs of the new Chenoa Public Library. EDPR NA will match all contributions made to the library’s building fund up to $10,000 !!
Chenoa Public Library has raised 50% of its goal !!
Due to our community’s tremendous support, as of November 2017, we have $403,000 in the bank for a new facility that has an expected cost of $800,000.
We are continuing our pledge drive to complete our mission of providing an accessible library to the citizens of Chenoa.
Please contact the library if you wish to help – 815-945-4253. THANK YOU.
Your financial promise to the Chenoa Public Library Building Fund is tremendously appreciated. *Contributions are tax deductible.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller
Chenoa Library is a qualified 501 (3c) and may qualify for matching funds from your employer. Check with your employer. Both State Farm Insurance and Country Companies match grants. If you work at State Farm or have retired from there, you can help us build a new library through two of their grants -
1. Good Neighbor Volunteer Grants – Volunteer with the library for 40 hours each year and we receive $500.00.
2. State Farm will match your donation to us.
Call the library for more details or check at your workplace. Thanks from Sheryl and your Chenoa Library Board of Trustees: Pat Witte, Dan Groce, Lori Carranza, Dawn Neubauer, , Nancy Adams, Steve Bury and Eulie Kight. Thanks from The Friends of the Library.