What We Recently Bought for the Library!

Thanks to the generous donations from our community and the hard work of our volunteers, we are now able to fund all programs produced by the Library.  For all the details about the programs, please see the following:

The following are all items which the Longmont Library has purchased with funding from the Friends:

Newly Purchased

  • Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party at Sunset Pool
  • Shelving and Computers for the Children’s Early Literacy Area
  • Museum Passes…coming in July!

Recent Adult Programs

  • From Poultry to Obamacare: A History of How Hospitals and Doctors Get Paid
  • Ukulele Workshop for Beginners
  • The Emerald Ash Borer in Longmont

Recent Children’s and Teens Programs

  • Special Storytimes: Yoga; Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies; Young Scientists
  • A Tale of Snow White, a Musical Version
  • Teen Writers’ Group

Regular Ongoing Support for:

  • ALL Adult Lectures, Programs & Workshops
  • ALL Children & Teens Services Programs (CATS)
  • Book Packs and Storytime Kits
  • Book Page Subscription
  • Books in a Bag
  • Concerts
  • Movie Licenses for Summer Friday Family Films
  • Longmont Chapter of the Spellbinder Storytellers Group
  • WiFi for the BookCycle


  • Amtrak Model Locomotives
  • AWE Early Literacy Stations
  • Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant/Longmont Symphony Preview
  • BookCycle¬†with Bubble Maker & WiFi
  • Branded Popup Tent and Accessories
  • CATS Entrance Renovation
  • Children’s Library Mural
  • Color Printers
  • Commercial Grade Monitors
  • eBook Readers
  • eBooks
  • Experience and Destination Bag Collections
  • Fiber Optic Connections
  • Furniture: Book Displays, Computer Tables, Rolling Displays
  • Gotta See It Popular DVD Collection
  • HD Projector
  • Huge Flat Screen Lobby Monitors to display news and upcoming programs
  • Laminator
  • Library’s Second Floor Remodel
  • Literacy Stations
  • Meeting Room Improvements: includes Mevo Camera, Sound System
  • Lecture Podium for programs
  • Popcorn Maker Cart for Summer Movies
  • Prospector Interlibrary Start Up
  • Robots – the Library’s famous “BiBlis!
  • Telescope Kits
  • Wi-Fi Expanded for the Whole Library
    …and so much more!

Pretty much all of your favorite things about our Library are made possible by our generous Friends Members!