Library Campaign Nears Goal!

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South Hero Library Campaign Nears Goal

“We are excited to announce that we are closing in on our goal to build a new South Hero Public Library,” said South Hero Library Foundation President Ken Kowalewitz, “thanks to the generosity of our community, and especially several foundation grants and recent notification of a significant bequest.”

To date over $1.2 million has been raised in cash and pledges toward the $1.5 million goal needed to build a new library for South Hero.

“We are confident that our community can help us close the gap so that we can begin construction on our new library later this year,” said Kowalewitz. “It is fitting that our community puts us over the top, as our new library will be far more than a place to check out books and videos. It will act as a Community Center for our town and our County promising engaging social, literary and technological experiences to patrons of all ages, interests and abilities.” Continue reading

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Library Article on Town Meeting Ballot

An article on the 2017 South Hero town meeting ballot will ask voters to approve the restructuring of the governance of the South Hero Library.  If the article passes with a ‘yes’ vote, the change will give the people of South Hero the ability to determine who serves on the Library’s Board of Trustees, by way of election.  Continue reading

501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status Approved!

The South Hero Library Foundation is pleased to announce that the IRS has approved its application as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.  The mission of the SHLF is to provide financial support for the South Hero Library.Combined with our secure online form, making a tax-deductible donation to the Library is easier than ever.

To give online, please visit the South Hero Community Library’s Donation page.