How the Funds are Used

  • funding of summer reading programs for children and young adults, including rewards and small “achievement” prizes
  • funding throughout the year of special projects and programs
  • funding for each library’s individual needs and support of local book review programs
  • funding for library promotional materials (bookmarks, book bags, etc.)
  • funding of “free” parking for patrons of the Central Library who use City parking spaces
  • providing the “free” monthly book review/newsletter: “Book Page”
  • funding of a videotape history of the local regional library
  • provides major grants when new branches are planned (Nelson, Louisa and Greene County branches in the recent past, a new Crozet branch in the future).
  • annual financial support for the Virginia Festival of the Book
  • annual contribution to the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund, to provide for the library’s future needs

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