All profits from the sale of books at the Book Outlet go directly to the library to support both operations and programming. Below is a list of recent projects that we have supported.
Annual financial sponsor for annual Summer Reading Programs, BOTH the younger children AND the young adults (annually)
Sponsor for newly remodeled Central Library Gallery area that is now the new site for Media (2003)
Sponsor for new Young Adult area at the Central Library (2003)
Annual awards sponsor for Martin Luther King, Jr. Fine Arts Contest (annually)
Wagging Tales Literacy Program sponsor (2003)
Sponsor for refurbishing of South Branch staff lounge (2004)
Chess tables for North Region library customers (2002)
Sponsor for Adult Reading Program prizes (annually, when we have an adult reading program)
Purchased children’s puppet stage for the Central Library (2002)
Purchased several book cases for new book display at the Central Library (2002)
Purchased tables for the Public Lounge at the Central Library (2002)
Purchased special display rack for young adult magazines for the MLK, Jr. Library
The FAPL bookstore was the reader’s choice for “Best Place to Buy Used Books” in the Aurora Sentinel’s Best of Aurora 2003 awards.
The Aurora Public Library’s Wagging Tales program was awarded Project of the Year from the Colorado Association of Libraries. The FAPL funded this project to the tune of more than $3,000.