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Scramble fore Books

The "Scramble fore Books" is scheduled for Saturday, September 10th 2022 at the Twin Falls Golf Club. There will be two shotgun starts for quicker play! Download the PDF for more details and call now for early reservations: (208) 736-6205.

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TFPL Foundation

The Twin Falls Public Library Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1986 to provide ongoing and permanent support to the Twin Falls Public Library.

To learn more about foundation events and donating, contact the Foundation Office at:

Phone: (208) 736-6205

Email: tfplfoundation@gmail.com

Address
201 Fourth Avenue East
Twin Falls, ID 83301


Mission Statement

"It is the Mission of the Twin Falls Public Library Foundation, Inc. to provide support for the programs and services of the Twin Falls Public Library beyond those which can be provided through its regular channels and levels of funding; but not to take the place of any of those regular channels or levels of funding."


Donations

Donations to the Library are made possible through the Twin Falls Public Library Foundation, Inc. If you would like to donate, please fill out the Donation Form and send it to: Twin Falls Public Library Foundation, 201 4th Ave E, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Bookplates are placed in books that have been purchased with your donated funds. People who donate $150 or more can be honored with a Gold Leaf on the "Giving Tree." The "Giving Tree" was designed and sculpted by local artist Gus Flowers and is located on the main floor of the Library.

The Twin Falls Public Library Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation established to provide ongoing support to the Twin Falls Public Library and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) exempt organization. Accordingly, gifts to the Foundation are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes subject to applicable regulations. In addition to being deductible as described above, a donation to the Library Foundation also qualifies for the Idaho Credit for Contribution to Education Entities (i.e. Idaho Education Tax Credit). Consult your tax adviser for complete details.

Donated funds go towards the following book plates:

  • Memorials
  • In honor
  • In celebration
  • Donated by...

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree and aspen leaves were designed and sculpted by local artist Gus Flowers. This work of art is displayed on the main floor of the Twin Falls Public Library for all to enjoy.

  • $150: A gold aspen leaf inscribed with a name of your choice.
  • $500: A gold aspen leaf inscribed with a name of your choice, and an option to establish a Book Endowment.
  • $1,000: A gold aspen leaf inscribed with a name of your choice, an option to establish a Book Endowment, and an engraved plaque on the Major Donor wall.
The Giving Tree was created by artist Gus Flowers. The leaves bear the names of those who have donated to the Foundation, or have been designated by a donor. For more information on how to purchase a leaf, please click on "The Giving Tree" or fill out a "Donation Form", and mail it to the Foundation. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

The Giving Tree Store

Upon entering the Library, you will notice the beautiful Giving Tree on your right. The Giving Tree Store is located in that same area, and was dedicated on December 11, 2009.  In addition to selling gently used books, there are colorful canvas bookbags, a DVD about the Bonneville Flood, and the Tales of the Tract book and audio book authored by James F. Varley.

As donations are received, we include movies on DVDs, music CDs, audio books, and specially priced items in the bookcase. Patrons enjoy watching for the fun “special” books that are donated!

For used books

  • Paperbacks are $0.50
  • Hardbacks are $1.00
  • Non-print items (audio, movies, and music) are $0.50 - $3.00

Foundation Board of Directors

Board of Directors: May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022

  • President: Mary Fort
  • Vice President: Gary Heidemann
  • Secretary: Mary Barron
  • Treasurer: Susan Tenney
  • Director: Carol Boyd
  • Director: Brett Madron
  • Director: Matt Nelson
  • Director: Janie Johnson
  • Director: Gary Palmer
  • Director: Kelly Stover
  • Library Trustee Liaison: Jennifer Hall
  • Foundation Executive Director: Diane Van Engelen

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