Friends of the L.D. Fargo Public Library was founded in 1987 to support the library staff and Library Board; sponsor programs designed to improve the social, cultural and intellectual life of the community; and promote the library in all phases of community life.

The annual meeting of the Friends was held in October. Following is the report for the period October 2018-September 2019.

Major Expenses: $1,170 for children’s program—Read, Rhythm and Rhyme; $1,000 scholarship to a Lake Mills area high school senior; $600 for a 3-year supply of stamps; $522 for new, reusable holiday decorations; $486 for printing and office supplies; $355 for children’s program supplies; $330 to Jefferson County Literacy Council for adult summer reading program incentives; $301 for garden tour; $200 for Lake Mills High School play fund; $144 for Author Showcase; $133 each for holiday roping for the library’s light posts and Halloween candy for Witches’ Night Out; and $100 for Chamber of Commerce membership.

Major Income: $2,360 from individual/family memberships; $1850 from corporate memberships; $718 from used book sales; $650 from the garden tour; and $157 from sales at the Fall Festival.

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