Friends of the Watertown Regional Library
Friends of the Watertown Regional Library is an independent, non-profit, volunteer organization of people who use their library and take pride in it. Their purpose is to focus public attention on library services, and to help promote the use and enjoyment of the library. Donations are tax deductible.
PO Box 792
Watertown, SD 57201
Check the calendar for scheduled Friends of the Library events.
Officers and Board
- Jim Morgans, President (2013) and Board Member (first term, expires 2015)
- Erland Carlson, President Elect (2014) and Board Member (third term, expires 2014)
- Bev Moore, Secretary (2011) and Board Member (first term, expires 2013)
- Donna Hill, Treasurer (2011) and Board Member (second term, expires 2014)
- Ruth Olson, Board Member (third term, expires 2014)
- Carmen Redlin, Board Member (first term, expires 2015)
- Lory Retzer, Board Member (second term, expires 2013)
- Jean Tangren, Board Member (first term, expires 2015)
- Vivian Westgard, Board Member (first term, expires 2013)
- Mike Mullin, Library Director Ex Officio Member
Board members are elected for three-year terms, for a maximum of three terms.
The annual membership meeting is held between the 15th and the 31st of October.
Quarterly Board meetings
Donations to the Library
- $2,978 for summer reading T-shirts — 2012
- $3,000 to help pay for the cabinets to enclose the South Dakota reference collection — 2012
- $3,000 for ebooks — 2012
- $7,000 for ebooks — 2011
- $9,000 for materials — 2009
- Outdoor bench, picnic table, baskets and carts, and contributed to the cost of the DVD/CD repair machine — 2007
- $5,000 more set aside for furnishing in the young adult area — 2006
- $2,500 set aside for furnishings in the young adult area of the proposed library expansion — 2005
- Movie License — 2004
- $1,000 towards purchase of microfilm reader — 2003
- Digital camera — 2003
- Outdoor bench — 2002
- Paid for storyteller — 2002
Membership forms are available at the library.
|Students and Seniors||$5|
|Individual Lifetime Membership||$100|