How YSLA Supports the Library

Ongoing support:

  • Support for levy campaigns
  • Refreshments for library programs
  • Funding for display ads in the Yellow Springs News Red Book and special issues
  • Responding to the needs of the library, large and small


 Previous Support Activities

Since 2000:

  • New shelving for media
  • Favorite book posters for Yellow Springs schools featuring teachers and support staff
  • A small table for use next to the photocopier
  • Staff appreciation “goodie bags”
  • Matching funds for Louisiana post-Katrina library relief
  • A tea-kettle for the staff room
  • Bike racks, computer headphones and a Kathy Moulton print of the library
  • $15,000 toward the library exterior renovation
  • New beanbag chairs for the teen area
  • Support for the Miami Valley Therapy Dogs (as thanks for their “Read to the Dogs” participation

Before 2000:

  • Corky Schiff Circulating Art Collection
  • $50,000 for the sculpture Garden with Jon Barlow Hudson’s “Book Tree”
  • $17,000 towards 1999 renovation of the library’s interior
  • The first public computer