Capital Campaign Exceeds Fundraising Goal
The Advanced Learning Library Capital Campaign Committee is proud to announce that it has exceeded its fundraising goal of $8,000,000 for a total of $8,800,000 to support the construction of the new library. The committee originally agreed to raise $2.5 million in support of the construction costs. This goal was raised to $5.5 million to expand the footprint of the building to its original size. Finally, an additional $2.5 million was agreed upon by the committee to meet the needs of technology and enhancements for the project.
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Mayor Longwell Addresses Foundation Donor Event
On May 31, 2018, the Mayor of Wichita, Jeff Longwell, congratulated the benefactors of the Advanced Learning Library Capital Campaign.
Library Foundation Welcomes New President/CEO!
Tom Borrego is the new President/CEO of the Wichita Public Library Foundation. “The Wichita Public Library Foundation is beginning a new stage as a charitable foundation and it needs a leader that can guide our Board towards a proactive and visionary organization that better serves the needs of our Wichita library system,” stated Don Barry, Chairperson for the Wichita Public Library Foundation.