Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christian County Library Giving Out FREE Gift Cards This Christmas

Looking for a last-minute gift card for that hard-to-buy-for person in your life? Thinking about picking up a little something for yourself now that you've bought and wrapped for everyone else? Still searching for that perfect gift for your child or grandchild to help them improve their literacy skills and engage their imaginations, not just for this season but for years to come?

Have I got good news for you. Today and tomorrow, the Christian County Library is handing out FREE gift cards. You might know them by another name... library cards. You can use them to brush up on your favorite hobby, learn a new recipe, transport to another time and place, solve a mystery, and much MUCH more!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to pick up the perfect gift this holiday season. (But if you do, don't fret --you can come in anytime the Library is open and grab a library card.)

Happy holidays from the Christian County Library Foundation!

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Christian County Library Foundation Receives Generous Donation from the Stanley and Elaine Ball Foundation

The Library Foundation is honored to receive a $100,000 contribution from Central Trust and the Ball family foundation. The entire article can be viewed at the Springfield News-Leader website.

The Library Foundation has been blessed with this and other donations throughout 2015. If you would like to make a donation in any amount, you can do so in person at the Christian County Library or simply click on the "Donate Now" button.

Thank you to everyone who has made this an outstanding 2015 for the Library Foundation!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Consider the Christian County Library Foundation this #GivingTuesday

Started in 2012, Giving Tuesday a global effort to help put the focus on giving to local charities during the holidays. Giving Tuesday takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving every year... which just so happens to be TODAY!

As you are contributing to causes and organizations that promote causes near and dear to you, please consider making a contribution to the Christian County Library Foundation this season by clicking on the Donate Now button below.

Don't worry if you miss your chance to donate on Giving Tuesday --the Christian County Library Foundation gladly accepts gifts all year long.

Thank you for your continued support this holiday season!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Headliner News Article on Clever Land Donation to the Library Foundation

Front Row: Todd Hensley and Fred Ravenscroft.
Back Row: Ken Barthlette, Greg Lafferty, Jim Meadows, and Darren Garrison.
Image By: Christian County Headliner News
Thank you to the folks at the Christian County Headliner News for covering the recent donation of land in Clever by Todd Hensley. You can check out the full story at the Headliner News website.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Are You Interested in Serving?

The Christian County Library Foundation is looking to fill one spot on our Board of Directors. Candidates are expected to attend CC Library Foundation monthly general meetings; participate in the planning, set up, hosting, and tear down after Foundation events; and work to solicit resources from the public (businesses and private citizens) on behalf of the Foundation in order to help us support the Christian County Library District.

Applicant are asked to fill out this online form to help the Foundation identify potential candidates. All online applications should be submitted no later than Tuesday, November 30, 2015. The Foundation reserves the right to extend the application deadline based on response.

So, if you've ever wanted to know how you can get involved with supporting your library and helping us meet the ever-growing needs of this ever-growing community, then fill out the online form and someone from the Foundation will get in touch with you soon!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Support the library foundation by sponsoring our Trivia Night event

Trivia Night tickets on sale NOW!

Building on the success of our first ever Trivia Night event this past February --- and because so many of you asked for it --- The Christian County Library Foundation is proud to host our next Trivia Night on Saturday, October 17, at Fremont Hills Country Club.

See the flyer for more details or stop into the library to purchase your tickets today!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Free Bluegrass Concert; Friday, October 23rd

In conjunction with Sparta Persimmon Days, Family Pharmacy is proud to present a night of live bluegrass music to benefit the Christian County Library Foundation.

The music begins at 7:00 pm at Sparta Middle School, featuring the sounds of High Strung. The concert is free to the public. Donations collected will help the Christian County Library Foundation improve and expand library services across all of the county.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Congratulations Trivia Night winners!

Congratulations to our 1st place

...and 2nd place

...teams from our 2015 Trivia Night.

And thank you to everyone who sponsored the event, donated items to the silent auction, and attended the event. The final numbers are being crunched, but the Foundation can say without a doubt that the turnout, participation, and support shown to the Christian County Library system far and away exceeded our expectations. We were then and continue to be amazed by your generosity and support.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Christian County Library Foundation presents Trivia Night 2015

Saturday, February 7

Fremont Hills Country Club

Silent Auction 5:30 pm
Trivia 6:00 pm

For ticket information or to inquire about becoming a sponsor, please contact the Christian County Library at (417) 581-2432 or Joey Mills by phone at (417) 872-7401 or by e-mail at joey.lynn.mills@gmail.com.

Thank you to our sponsors, Family Pharmacy and Lynn Morris, 140th District Representative, Missouri House of Representatives.