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Friends of WRL
Friends of the Watertown Regional Library is an independent, nonprofit 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.

2017 Book Sale Poster

Annual Meeting Agenda
Draft Minutes for Approval at the Annual Meeting
Financials for Annual Meeting

2017 Newsletter
2015 Newsletter
2014 Newsletter
2013 Newsletter
2012 Newsletter

Donations to the Library
  • $2,000 for shelving in the storeroom (2017)
  • $400 for subscription to the "World Travel" database (2017)
  • $2,622 for subscription to NoveList (2017)
  • $1,400 for books in memory of Grace Turbak (2017)
  • $1,000 for the Termesphere display and program (2016)
  • $1,834 for library tote bags (2016)
  • $5,000 towards the purchase of a new microfilm machine (2016)
  • Two small shopping carts (2015)
  • A library banner (2015)
  • $5,700 for "child proof" electronic tablets and a cricket machine for the children's department and a smart TV for the Community Room. (2014)
  • $500 matching funds for grant to do the mural in the Young Adult area (2013)
  • $7,000 for paper books (2013)
  • $3,000 for ebooks (2013)
  • $865 for two letterboards (2013)
  • $722 to expand the art hanging system (2013)
  • $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 e-books (2012)
  • $7,000 for e-books (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)

Fees
Membership forms are available at the library.
  • Students and seniors - $5
  • Individual  - $10
  • Family  -$15
  • Organization  - $50
  • Individual Lifetime Membership  - $100

Exectutive Board

  • Jim Morgans, second term, expires 10/2018      
  • Shelly Alivine, second term, expires 10/2019 -- Treasurer     
  • Becky Lubbers, first term expires 10/2017
  • Carolyn Hoffman, second term expires 10/2019      
  • Ken Dagel, first term expires 10/2019      
  • Colleen Lindberg, first term, expires 10/2018      
  • Deb Shephard, first term expires 10/2017 -- President      
  • Julie Moes, first term expires 10/2017 
  • Jean Tangren, first term expires 10/2018
  • Dee Dee Whitman, ex officio

Contact Us
Friends of Watertown Regional Library
Email

P.O. Box 792
Watertown, SD 57201

Ph: 605-882-6220