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Recent Donations to the Library

We have had numerous people drop off books to put in our book sale. Stop in and fill a bag for two dollars! All proceeds go back into the library towards the purchase of new items to add to our colleciton. 

We have many people to thank for donations both of items that we put on our sale carts and also items that are added to our collection. Sometimes we don't get the names of those donating items. Please know that we appreciate all the donations and THANK YOU so much! 

Donations were made in memory of Sue Jensen by Ron and Sandy Kadlec and Bill and Elaine Klass. Two Wisconin historical books were purchased in her name.

The CHS class of 1960 made a donation in memory of Wayne Snow. The library also had two donations in memory of Gene Kadlec by Marilyn Moussette Wisner and Lorraine Hillebrand. Books will be purchased for our collection in their names.

Stewart Verhulst of Texas purchased many books and a DVD from our Amazon Wish List in memory of Larry Verhulst of Holcombe. We greatly appreciate the donation made memory of Mr. Verhulst.

The library had a donation from Pat and Ann Sime in memory of Hermie Turany.  The donation will be used for two crocheting book.

Tom and Charlotte Yohnk made a donation in memory of Jane Hurlburt which will be used for two knitting books. Carole Moussette made donations in memory of Gail Mittermeyer and Larry Rufledt. Books will be added to the library in their names. 

If you or your organization would like to make a monetary donation to the library or the "Friends of the Library" group, you can do so by contacting the library.

Donations can be made in memory of someone for the purchase of a book or books. Donations can also be made for future needs of the library. We are always finding areas of need within the library and our inventory.

You may want to check out our Amazon wish list if you would like to make a purchase yourself.

Continuing Donation

Over a number of years we have been receiving an ongoing donation on a monthly basis from several donors.  Eleanor Jones and Jan Klager along with Grace Shipley (now deceased) have donated to our library in memory of Abbie Jones.  Abbie Jones was a former teacher who volunteered at the Cornell Public Library decades ago.  We use their donations to add new items to our collection in a variety of areas including Large Print Books, Adult Audio Books and any areas we designate as in need of additional items.  Over the years we have added over 706 items to our collection with their help!  We appreciate what they have done for us in helping to build our collection with current items our patrons request.  When Grace Shipley died, we received addtional donations in her name.  Through the donations made in her memory we have added 56 books valuing around $800. We truly appreciate what they have done for our library!

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