ACTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC

aka AMLF   |   Acton, MA   |  www.actonmemoriallibraryfoundation.org

Mission

The Acton Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1991 to provide funds to keep the Library open on Sundays for part of the year and to buy materials. Throughout the years of its operation, the Foundation has endeavored to encourage life-long learning for everyone in the community by purchasing thousands of books, starting and maintaining the collection of audio books, purchasing computers and other technology, and supporting the annual Robert Creeley poetry event and other programs. The board of directors is composed of volunteers.

Ruling year info

1992

Principal Officer

Julia Larkin

Main address

PO Box 2781

Acton, MA 01720 USA

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EIN

04-3121101

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (B11)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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

AMLF's programs include an Annual Appeal letter campaign, which raises funds for the following areas: children's books and audio books, adult collection building, audio books and videos, reference materials, and technology. AMLF also collects funds for a general purpose Endowment Fund, which was established to provide long-term investment income to support and improve the quality of library services.

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Financials

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ACTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC

Board of directors
as of 3/19/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Julia Larkin

No affiliation

Term: June 2014 - May 2015

Beth Petr Clerk

No Affiliation

Mousa Shaya Director

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Ann Chang Vice President

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Judy Wolff Director

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Pat Easterly Secretary

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Ian Hirst Treasurer

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Brewster Conant Director Emeritus

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Cornelia Huber Director

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Paulina Knibbe Director

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Donald MacKenzie Director Emeritus

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Marcia Rich Library Director

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Suzanne Shanahan President

No affiliation

Andrea Sorgi Director

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Robert Surdel Director

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Karen Maroni Director

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Priya Akali Director

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Yueyun Ding Director

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Bunny Lawton Director

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Sharon Smith-McManus Director

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No