Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Every wish on our Library WishList has been fulfilled!!!

We're thrilled to report that as of today, the remaining wishes on our Library WishList have been completely funded!

What a great holiday gift! We asked and you donated. We want to thank everyone for spreading the word about our much-needed wishes.




This feat is really astounding considering just how many needs we had. This extensive list of library items will help BPL locations in all corners of our city:

  1. Kindle Keyboard, Wi-Fi, for the Eastwood, Southside and North Avondale Branches (3 e-readers total)
  2. LCD TV with Built-In DVD Player for the Titusville Branch Library
  3. Chair dolly for the Springville Road Branch
  4. 3 Skip Doctor CD/DVD Systems and 2 repair kits for Woodlawn, Southside and Eastwood Branches
  5. Acrylic Ballot Boxes for Western Region (Five Points, Powderly, Smithfield, West End, and Wylam)
  6. Sony Blu-Ray Disc Player with WiFi for the Five Points West
  7. Portable Cart for Audio Visual Equipment at the East Ensley Branch
  8. Steel Magazine Rack for Wylam Branch
  9. Bar Code Scanner for Central's Social Sciences and Government Documents/Microforms Departments
  10. EXPEDIT Shelving unit for the graphic novel collection in Central's Youth Department
  11. 5-Drawer Flat File for Archives Department
  12. Adjustable Table for the East Ensley Branch Library
  13. LEGO Bricks and More Deluxe Brick Box for the Inglenook Branch Library
  14. Square Bean Bags for Springville Road Library
  15. Flannel board for story time at Springville Road Regional Library
  16. Magnet Shapes Maze for West End Branch Library
  17. Laminator for North Avondale Branch Library
  18. 3 sets of Headphones for Kids for the Titusville Branch Library
  19. Laser Presentation Remote for Five Points West Regional Library
  20. Boom Box for Avondale Library
  21. Document Shredder for the East Lake Branch Library
  22. New Camera for the Birmingham Public Library
  23. Table for the Teen Space at Smithfield
  24. Delux Mini Play Cube for BPL's Inglenook and Woodlawn Branches
  25. New binders for audio collection in Central's Fiction Department
  26. Bulletin Board for the Wylam Branch Library
  27. Receipt Printer for Central Social Sciences and Bus, Sci & Tech Departments
  28. Four Parsons Chairs for Meeting Space
  29. NOOK Simple Touch™ with GlowLight™ for the West End Branch

Book Wishes

  1. Wiley CPA Examination Review, (Volumes 1 & 2)
  2. Global History of Architecture 
  3. Cecil Beaton: The New York Years
  4. Inigo Jones: The Architect of Kings 
  5. The world of a seventeenth-century collector…– Van der Hem

Two anonymous donors contributed significantly during our final push to achieve our goal. Likewise, our brilliant group of Young Professionals also made a significant donation for this initiative. We truly appreciate these contributions.

We are so very fortunate to have supporters like you. Thank you for your good-will and your promotion of the Library WishList. We hope you have a nice holiday season and an excellent New Year!

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