Educational Institutions

Friends of the Edward Ward Carmack Gallatin Public Library

  • Gallatin, TN

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support the mission and goals of Gallatin Public Library located in Gallatin, Sumner County, TN, through volunteer work, educational efforts and financial support for Library Programs and Projects.

Main Programs

  1. Summer Reading Program

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Service Areas

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Tennessee

Gallatin and Sumner County TN

ruling year

1999

Principal Officer since 2014

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Marti Kastner

Keywords

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SUMNER books library GPL volunteer education program

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EIN

62-1760106

 Number

6174981058

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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) specific accomplishments include: 1. Purchasing 12 new computers for the library 2. Purchasing our library's eBook reader system 3. Funding the 2014 summer reading program specific goals for our current year: 1. Fund the 2015 summer reading program 2. Purchase 12 more new computers for the library 3. Pay for the $6000 audiobook lease for 2015 for the library

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading program is an 8 week long program offered free to children 0-18 years, and to adults of all ages. Each week there is themed programing (2015's theme is "Heroes"). Children have the opportunity to grow their love of reading and to participate in weekly hands-on programs and special events.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)

Adults

Other Named Groups

Budget

$5,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

Gallatin and Sumner County TN

Funding Needs

1. Funding for our 2015 summer reading program "Heroes" ($5000) 2. 12 replacement computers for the library ($9000) 3. Audiobook lease renewal ($6000) 4. New teen and children's books ($5000) 5. Axis 360 eBook yearly fee ($4500)

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Friends of the Edward Ward Carmack Gallatin Public Library

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Marti Kastner

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Marti Kastner

none

Term: Sept 2014 - Aug 2016

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