Tremonton Library Events March 2013

25 02 2013

Story Hour every Friday at 10 a.m.

A Dr. Suess party will be held at the Tremonton City library on Saturday, March 2, from 1-3 p.m.  There will be stories, activities, a tongue twister contest and losts of Suess fun.

An adult activity about emergency preparedness is set for Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m.

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Summer Reading Kick-Off June 1, 2012

7 09 2011

This year’s Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party was held on June 1st from 2-4p.m. at Schumann Park. The Friends of the Library, Tremonton Chapter helped with preparations.  Everyone can sign up until June 22nd and set reading goals for the summer.  There are contests for those, children, teens or adults who reach their reading goals and a party in August.

  • There were crafts
  • Games
  • Entertainment
  • Storytelling
  • Food
We are in our third year of helping the library with its Summer Reading Program. This year, through local business donations, we were able to purchase and donate 600 books to the Tremonton/Garland Libraries for their Summer Reading Programs. Each person who signed up and set a summertime reading goal received a book in his/her sign-up packet.
  • Join the fun! 🙂




What Have Friends Provided?

7 09 2011

Friends of the Library,Tremonton Chapter has only been in existence for a short time.   However,we have many goals we would like to accomplish.  So far the following are among our contributions:

  • Funding for the 2013 Summer Reading Program. In 2010 around 300 books were handed out to kids and teens who signed up for the program.  This money came from soliciting area businesses and service organizations.  In 2012 about 534 books were handed out to 682 people who attended the Summer Reading Kick off Party.  There were 444 people who signed up for Summer Reading.
  • Staffing for the Summer Reading Kick-Off,with face-painting,storytelling,crafts,lunch and drinks,snow cones,games and entertainment. Thanks to all of the volunteers.
  • Staffing for the Fish Pond and crafts at the Summer Reading Program Closing Reward Party.
  • Participation in the city tree planting.
  • Used Book Sale during the Tremonton City Days.
  • FOL training with a state library employee.
  • Developed a website for Friends of the Library, Tremonton Chapter–www.tremontonfriendsofthelibrary.com
  • Set up a email account–tremontonfol@gmail.com
  • Set up a Post Office Box–Friends of the Library,Tremonton Chapter; P.O. Box 414; Tremonton,UT 84337
  • Worked closely with the Library Board and Library to support the Library programs.
  • Now, meet bi-monthly to put programs and fundraisers in place.




Poinsettia Sale and Library Christmas Tree

7 09 2011

The Friends of the Library,Tremonton Chapter Board stands in front of the Tremonton City Library Christmas tree they decorated 2011.

The board is selling poinsettias for a Library Christmas Fundraiser to help with start-up costs and its non-profit application fees. Friends of the Library, Tremonton Chapter looks forward to helping the library with summer reading programs and will raise money for other library needs that fall outside of the allotted city budget. We are seeking members to work on various committees to promote and help the library.

December 2011

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA SALE 2012

  • 6″ Pot = $13.00, 8″ Pot $25.00
  • Pick Up December 1 from 9am – 8pm
  • Enduring Red, Freedom Peppermint (Pink), Red Glitter (White Specks), or White
  • Locally grown at Mountain View Nursery, 10185 N 4400 W Elwood
  • Make checks to Friends of the Library (FOL), Tremonton Chapter
  • Tax Deductible, proceeds benefit Tremonton City Library

The poinsettias available come in 6 and 12-inch sized pots can be ordered in three colors—vibrant red,pink or red with white spots and are $13 and $25, respectively. Contact the board if you are interested in joining Friends or if you are interested in buying a poinsettia(s) or making a contribution. You may pay for your order by mailing a check to FOL,Tremonton Chapter; P.O. Box 414; Tremonton,UT 84337. Or Sign Up Order at the Tremonton City Library.

Plants can be picked up Dec. 1 from 9am to 8 pm at Mountain View Nursery,10145 N. 4400 W. in Elwood. To contact Friends email them at tremontonfol@gmail.com.

For Questions or Orders Contact:

  • Ida Walters 257-1998
  • Melanie Capener 279-6000 (text preferred)
  • Margo Tackett 257-2836




What do Friends Accomplish?

7 09 2011

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Friends support and promote the Tremonton Public Library’s growth.
Friends raise money for materials and books.
Friends staff and plan the FOL Book Sale
Friends sponsor library programs like lectures,author events and book signings.
Friends sponsor events for kids that encourage positive learning experiences and further good association with the library, i.e. the Summer Reading Program.
Friends lobby the city’s public officials on the Tremonton Library’s behalf.





What in the World is a Friend?

7 09 2011

The  Friends of the Library (FOL), Tremonton Chapter is a non-profit 501c(3) group of Bear River Valley community citizens who have the desire to promote the interest and to stimulate the growth and welfare of the Tremonton Public Library.

The group envisions the library as a cultural and educational asset to Tremonton and the Bear River Valley.  FOL, Tremonton Chapter hosts events and activities for the Library that will foster cultural awareness and community involvement, while supporting the resources, and promoting enjoyment of the Library.

FOL also conducts fundraisers for the Library to assist with needs beyond the scope of the Library budget.  At the center of FOL’s purpose is to fund the Summer Reading Program and improve upon the program each year.

Members pay annual dues, which are tax deductible.  Monies raised from the organization’s book sale, the poinsettia sale and other endeavors add funds to the Library for equipment, services and programs. We also accept book donations from the public.  Books can be dropped off at the Tremonton Public Library.





FOL Mission Statement

7 09 2011

The Friends of the Library, Tremonton, Utah Chapter Inc. is a non-profit, tax exempt organization registered under 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code dedicated to supporting the Tremonton City Library, its mission and programs.

The FOL organization offers financial support for Library programs, community outreach and facilities improvements, through activities such as book sales and dues collection, ensuring that extra funding beyond the Library’s regular budget is safely protected and earmarked to enhance the Library’s services.

The FOL organization aims to engage the community in Library programs.  It seeks to upgrade the quality of  Library services by means of gifts, reading materials, collections, facilities and programs.

Tax deductible donations of time and money (through dues) allow FOL to advocate for library programs, underwrite the Summer Reading Programs which encourage kids and teens to read year round, and  support the spirit of volunteerism, advocacy and participation in community education through the Library.