The Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library present annual Mary Knowles Technology Fund check

The Mary Knowles Technology Fund was established by the Friends of the William Jeanes Memorial Library in honor of Mary Knowles, a former beloved library director. The check is presented each October. In response to requests from the Library, the Friends increased this gift in 2014 from $3,000 to $5,000; in 2016 to $5,500; in 2017 to $6,500 and $5,000 in 2018 and 2019.

The library used monies from the Mary Knowles Technology Fund for these updates in 2020:

  • Receiver and wireless microphone for Willaman Community Room
  • Zoombean, Inc. first year license
  • Cash registers for Square credit card readers
  • Phone Tripod
  • Cables and splitters
  • Accessories for credit card machines
  • Virtual Trivia Events
  • Hardware for Square cash registers
  • Mobile hot spots
  • Zoom for various programs
  • Touch-screen monitor for self-check
  • Hard cases for circulating hotspots
  • Virtual programs
  • USB Microphone and Webcam