2016 Friends Purchases


Through the generosity of the Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library, the Library has been able to provide the following items and services:

Books and Materials
New books
Four sets of 2016 World Book Encyclopedias (for Feldheym and branches)

Staff Development
Funding for conferences, workshops, technical training classes, and other continuing education endeavors for staff

Miscellaneous Equipment and repairs
Lamination refill cartridges
Blinds for Bing Wong Auditorium
Mini blinds for Villasenor Branch
Flash drives for resale to patrons
Floor fans for Reference and Villasenor
Printer ribbons for Circulation
Dry erase board calendar for children's room
Dual layer DVD drive to download new software (for installation of new IT equipment)
Emergency water supplies for all branches
DVD shelving project at Inghram
Blu-Ray DVD player
Printer ink cartridges
Step stools for book stacks at Feldheym and branches
Samsung 32-inch television and wall mount to use with new blu-ray DVD player

Library Enhancement purchases
Story time supplies and refreshments for Feldheym and branches
Holiday supplies, art supplies, and refreshments for Feldheym and branches
Shelving units for the IT monitors
Television set for viewing online computer training
Banners for the Children's Room and Young Adult areas
Annual movie licensing for Feldheym
Facebook boosts for concert events in January
Annual Christmas Breakfast and gift exchange
Monthly maintenance of the fish tanks in the Children's Room
Library membership renewals

Special Programming
Summer Reading Program expenses: programs, incentives, books, prizes, etc.
Funds to provide performers for adult, teen and children's programs
Funds to provide for author visits and book-signing events Santa and Mrs. Claus visits

Computers and Technology upgrades
Cable ties
100 licenses for Windows 10
External storage drives as part of technology upgrade
Citizen Receipt Printers for circulation desks at Feldheym and branches
Uninterruptible Power Supply/Battery Back-up for Feldheym
Projector compatible with new laptop
Printer for the Children's Room