Annual Campaign Kicks Off
A contribution to the 2015-2016 Annual Campaign of the Way Public Library Foundation & Friends will help us to maintain our exceptional level of library service, while continuing to meet the growing needs of the community. Last year’s contributions to the annual campaign supported the purchase of books, DVDs, music CDs, books on CD, toys, databases and funded numerous special events and projects such as our recent facelift. Donations also supported many programs, which included story times, film series, Book Buddies, concerts, book groups, author visits and informative programs on travel, college, business, employment, health, history, and current events.
Please join our family of supporters and consider a contribution to Way. All donations are tax-deductible.
“Perrysburg Village Voices,” Local History Book Available
The year 2016 will mark 200 years since the founding of Perrysburg and the coming bicentennial is being heralded with a new book.
Richard Baranowski, Way Library’s Local History Librarian is releasing “Perrysburg Village Voices: Hometown Stories of the Past.” Subtitled “Celebrating Perrysburg’s Bicentennial 1816-2016,” the book contains 50 transcribed oral history interviews, many conducted at the library in his role as local history librarian. The book features a lively cross section of Perrysburg city and township residents, many of whom are descendants of Perrysburg pioneer families. Enhancing the book are 175 photographs, some dating back to the mid-1800s. The price of this hardcover volume is $25.00 plus $5.00 for shipping and handling.
Leave a Legacy
Making a bequest to the Way Public Library Foundation & Friends not only is a sign of benevolence, but also is the mark of your desire to help shape the future.
The proceeds of any planned gift can be unrestricted, allowing the Foundation to meet the needs of the Way Public Library as they arise, or can be restricted, offering a way for you to support a program or area in which you are particularly interested.
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A strong public library is the foundation upon which a community can preserve the past, empower lives today, and build for the future.
Our goal is to continue to provide support:
- for projects that encourage children and young adults
- to cultivate a life-long enthusiasm for reading and learning
- to continue to support collections, programs, and services
- to act as advocates to ensure that library services continue on into the future.
Whether donating online, through the mail or in person, you can always specify where you would like your donation to be put to best use.
The Way Public Library Foundation & Friends is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded by a group of citizens who understood that a strong public library would not be possible through public funding alone