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Friends of the Andy Ausonio Library is a Friends Group, established in 1985. Our primary goal is to support the Director and Patrons through fundraising, advocacy, volunteerism, public awareness campaigns, and literacy programs.

Purpose

The purpose of our organization shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in the Library to foster community participation in, support for, and cooperation with the Library in developing Library services and facilities for the community; and to solicit and encourage gifts, endowments and bequests.

Articles of Incorporation and bylaws

The Friends of the Andy Ausonio Library was organized for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Executive Board of Officers include; President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Chairmen of Committees, shall be appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board of Officers. Branch Librarian, David Tavarez is an ex-officio member of the Executive Board of Officers.

Membership

Open to all individuals, families, and organizations with an agreement of their purpose. There are different types or classifications and memberships: Individuals, Families, Business, and Organizations. For questions concerning memberships and dues, contact Joanne Silva (Secretary) by sending her an email or by calling her directly at (831) 633-2251. See slides of past classes and services from our page, Programs.

Donations

Cash donations are appreciated, and written checks may be addressed to the Friends of Andy Ausonio Library. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the I.R.S. Donation envelopes are available from front desk of the Andy Ausonio Library, and are also enclosed with our bimonthly newsletters. You may choose to make your donation a memorial, honorary, or gift. An acknowledgment of your gift may be included.

Memorial Tree

In the lobby of the Andy Ausonio Library, the Memorial Tree can be easily seen from both entrances. Donors may select different options to honor the memory of a person, family, or business. The name of the individual or organization may be engraved on different shapes to include leaves (i.e., brass, aluminum, and copper), acorns, butterflies, small rocks, and large rocks. Donation envelopes provide information on the selections available.

The donation tree have leaves, acorns, butterflies, small rocks, and large rocks.
photograph of two large computer screens with microphone, keyboard, mouse, and small 3D printing of Lola, the yellow space creature with mouse ears created from Google Blocks.

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Donation Envelope from the front desk.

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