Carnegie-Stout Public Library Foundation - Donations

​​January, 2002 - October, 2016 $546,820
2000 to 2002 - $69,000

Total $615,820


Equipment and Technology
Introduction of public computers - through a grant - pre-2002
Introduction of laptop computers (John Deere donation)
Circulating laptop computers for adults $10,999.00
Circulating laptop computers for teens $12,250.00
Laser color printer $3,208
Laminator $773
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earlyliteracystation
Early literacy station $2,500 (grants from Wahlert Foundation, Alliant Energy and the Schoen Family Charitable Trust)

Digitization of the Dubuque the Encyclopedia (grant through the City of Dubuque) $1,075 

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Portable Digital Media Lab (includes $8,000 Best Buy grant) $14,750

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3d2

3D Printer $3,000

Mini iPads for Circulation $4,075








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Maker Space $45,000

Furniture for Maker Space DRA Grant with Foundation match $7,500

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Administration & Facility
newwebsite

New web site $28,000

Digitization project $8,000
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Advertising $8,000

Upgrading the YA area – 2006  $5,000

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YS shelving

Shelving in Youth Services - $7,152

Bookdrops $8,796

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selfchecks
Self-check machines - $29,751 DRA grant and match 

Library van $18,000 DRA grant and match and Library van design $3,100

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mezzanine furniture

Furniture for the mezzanine during renovation $13,000 DRA grant and match

Treatment to prevent UV damage – windows (McDonough Foundation grant) $10,000 

Donation to renovation $1,000

Collection Development

Best-Buy Makerspace grant $8,000 

Replacing classic books $3,000 

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ebooks

e-Books $16,500 (start-up with a $7,500 DRA grant)

Popular music start-up $6,000

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dvdcollection

DVD collection start-up $8,378 (DRA grant)

Introduction of Blu-Ray format $5,000

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youngreading

Non-fiction for teens $5,000

Playaways  $5,000

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childrensgraphic

Children’s graphic novels $3,000

Adult graphic novels $3,000

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YAaudio

Young Adult audio CD starter $2,016

Adult Audio books $3,131 

Individual specialized collections such as Globe Trekker’s 72-disk set of DVDs on travel $1,231; the “Great Lecture Library”$2,360 on CD and $1036 for animated heroes; Spoken Arts Treasury $250  

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reference books

Reference books $16,664

Reference databases total $35,272
Tutor.com $16,200 (two years) 
ProQuest $8,750 
Ref USA $7,000
Grant Select $475
Foundation Search $ 3,275

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website refresh

Web site refresh $5,000 2015

Collection Support

Children’s VHS tapes $3,519 

MP3 players $1,437

DVD player $300

Blu-Ray players $2,500 

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microfilm

Microfilms of Iowa and Federal census $1,500

Lending library - DRA grant and match $ 21,000

Leased collection for lending library $18,600

Inventory of the Iowa Books collection $1,000


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Digitization of the Telegraph Herald (Clive W. and Mona M. Lacy grant) $50,000

Programming & Programming Support
Author visits - Richard Peck $5,000

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murder mystery

Murder mystery dinner $1,000 

Wii equipment $3,500

wii equipment
arteasels

Easels for Art @ your library $4,600 

Storybook walk   $2,500 to match grants from John Deere and Theisen’s 

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Centennial events, 2002  $5,687 

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Books for Babies (DRA grant and match) $8,000

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Summer Reading Program brochure $1,788 (grant from Dupaco Community Credit Union)

Publishing for the Fingerplay booklet $2,866

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Book Discussion Group at the Boys & Girls Club (Dr. & Mrs. Ed Alt gift) $2,767

beverages

Funding for beverages for the Iowa Library Association Reception, 2012

Passport to the Library Children’s Program $2,760

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bridgetoreading

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten DRA Grant with Foundation match $7,304















Bridge to Reading Program $1,000









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