Library Lets Loose: Sept. 12

Join our Honorary Hosts Cindy Wallis-Lage and Kent Lage, on September 12 for our signature fundraising event – as we embrace the virtual experience this year!

New this Year: Virtual Event
Library lovers everywhere can enjoy this fun and festive online event.  Guests will enjoy a brief, fun program then move on to choose from a variety of virtual rooms for unique experience like storytelling, trivia, and music performances — and more!

Celebrity stories
This 8-part video series will celebrate the Library and recognize our incredible sponsors. “Celebrity guests” will share a Library story special to them.  This series will air on our social platforms and be available on our website. 

Sponsors Bring Essential Support and Funding
Financial support of Library Lets Loose helps the Johnson County Library Foundation serve the community above and beyond what public funding provides.

Please Join us as a Sponsor for Library Lets Loose!
Thank you to the Library lovers below who have already made their pledge:

$5,000 Hugo Level
Cindy Wallis-Lage and Kent Lage, Honorary Hosts
Carol and Fred Logan
Dale and Vickie Trott

$3,000 Caldecott Level
Bill and Anne Blessing
Friends of Johnson County Library

$1,500 Newbery Level
Creative Planning
McCownGordon Construction, LLC
Rick and Denise Mills
Shawnee Mission Post

$750 Edgar Level
Erwin and Phyllis Abrams
Chris Anderson and Lyn Buckley
Zack and Susan Hangauer
JE Dunn
Kansas Gas Service
Asher and Audrey Langworthy
Greg and Stephanie Stollsteimer

Your Foundation Support
Essential online Library services have been going strong during the pandemic despite library building closings. Library lovers keep coming back for record visits to access the eLibrary, the Librarians Answers platform, and online programming and events. Your support in ways small and large keep the Library vibrant for our community above and beyond what public funding provides.

Since 1996 the Foundation has supported Library collection and resources and programs for patrons of all ages including:

  • Online programming for education and entertainment
  • Early literacy initiatives
  • Teen Literary programs
  • Adult writing programs
  • Youth homework assistance
  • Art and community engagement programs
  • Youth-at-risk programs
  • Incarcerated services
  • Race Project KC

For sponsorship information, contact: Stephanie Stollsteimer, [email protected]

The IRS recognizes the JCL Foundation as a 501(c)(3) organization. 

Your investment in Johnson County Library generates a 300% return.