PRESIDENT: Glenda Alexander
PUBLICITY: Suzanne Mahan

The Hardtner Friends of Library was founded in February of 1999 with 58 members and 3 Lifetime members and 2 Honorary members.
The History Committee is preserving the History of the Hardtner School in the Tornado room. They are also preserving community photos events and newspapers. History Committee members are Sheryl Ingram, Della Trotter, and Juanita Smith.

History Committee members Della Trotter and Juanita Smith

The Finance committee has completed 5 fund raisers, the sale of alumni books, with the history of the school and names of all graduates, during the 4th of July Celebration they sold fireworks glasses, they have had 2 auctions and 2 afghan raffles. They have received 6 matching grants from the KanOkla Telephone Association.
2000 - Members have raised enough money to remodel the library restroom and add 2 new book shelves.
2001 - Funds were raised to add a DSL line, to upgrade the computers, buy a fire proof file cabinet to store old photos and memorabilia, put in a wheel chair ramp, add children's furniture, and add another book shelf.
2002 - Funds were raised to remodel the children's room, a heater, air conditioner, storm windows, carpet, cordless phone and book cart were part of this remodeling project. A memorial book shelf was given in honor of Maureen Allen, by her former students
2003 - Funds were raised for Summer Reading. A de-humidifier was purchased with matching funds. The Library was painted with donations of paint from Grant Construction Company. Tom Wells Painting provided the Labor. A Karaoke machine and DVD player were donated by Lifetime Friends member Suzanne Mitchell.

A Tiger and Dragon protect the newly remodeled children's Room.

2004 -Funds were raised and a KanOkla Matching funds grant was given to paint the store room, build new shelving, purchase new end of range shelf, a big book cart, and big books. A special gift from the South Barber Recreation Commission allowed us to purchase a new file cabinet, computer desk and laminator.

2005-Money is currently being raised to paint and recarpet the library. We also hope to replace two windows put in handicapped doors and a wheel chair ramp.


Membership Categories

Individual . . . . . . . . $5.00
Lifetime ................$250.00
Worker.....3 volunteer hours

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Friends of Hardtner Library
Box 38
Hardtner, KS 67057

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