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					                                                                                                        SUMMER 2005                FOUNDATION TO HELP SUPPORT
                                                                                                                                    DISTRICT’S NEW INITIATIVES
                                                                                                                            At its June meeting, the Board of
                                                                                                                            Directors of the Las Vegas-Clark
                                                                                                                            County Library District
                                                                                                                            Foundation pledged their support
                                                                                                                            to several significant initiatives of
                                                                                                                            the Library District’s new Three
                                                                                                                            Year Strategic Service Plan.
                                                                                                                            Prominent among these
                                                                                                                            initiatives is a new service
                                                                                                                            response to help K-8 students
                                                                                                                            succeed in school.                      branches to hear opinions about
                                                                                                                                                                    library services, facilities and
                                                                                                                            Last spring, the Las Vegas-Clark        funding. Staff members
                                   cybercast from Washington,         Las Vegas-Clark County
Events Calendar                                                                                                             County Library District Board of        contributed to the plan by
Highly recommended upcoming
                                   D.C. Info: (702) 507-3459          Library District Foundation
                                                                      Board of Directors
                                                                                                           IN THIS          Trustees decided that a new             completing a survey,
                                                                                                                            planning study was necessary to         participating on the planning
Library District events.
All events free!
                                   October 8, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.                                               ISSUE           determine how to best meet the          committee or providing
                                   15th Storytelling Festival         M. Frances Sponer                                     challenges facing the District          comments and suggestions as
                                   Rainbow Library                    President                                             during a time of explosive
September 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                                                                                                        work progressed.
Second Saturdays
                                   Amphitheater                       Lawrence T. Wong                  Homework Help is    growth and uncertain funding
                                   Nationally-known tellers, jazz     Secretary-Treasurer
Las Vegas Library                  bagpipes and picnics! Come         Kristine Hipwell
                                                                                                          on the Way!       sources. Over a five-month              The data was analyzed by
Second Saturdays presents an                                                                                                period, the Board, library              library consultants Dubberly,
                                   enjoy the tales, the music and     Director                                              administration and staff worked
opportunity to discover the                                                                                                                                         Garcia Associates, Inc., who
museums and attractions of the
                                   the lawn! Info: (702) 507-3711     Patrick J. Klenk                  Fall Donor Events   hard at collecting data for use         integrated it into the Strategic
downtown Cultural Corridor.        October 20-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.      Thomas C. Lawyer                  ”Data & Desserts”   during the planning effort and          Plan and recommended goals
Info: (702) 507-3500                                                                                                        crafting the new plan.                  and objectives for public
                                   Vegas Valley Book Festival         Director                               Sept. 12
                                                                                                                                                                    services, as well as strategic
                                   Las Vegas Library                  Daniel L. Walters                                     A total of 4,232 individuals
September 12, 6-8 p.m.**                                                                                                                                            recommendations for District-
                                   Author visits, book signings and   Director (ex-officio)
Data & Desserts                    a used book sale. For more                                           “An Evening with    completed in-library                    wide support of those services.
Summerlin Library                                                                                                           questionnaires and participated         The resulting new Strategic Plan
Multi-Purpose Room
                                   information about Vegas Valley                                        Marta Becket”      in telephone surveys. A financial       identified five service response
                                   Book Festival authors, visit                                              Nov. 9         study was prepared analyzing
**LVCCLD Foundation Donors                                                                                                                                          areas from the previous Plan
                                                                                      District growth projections.
only. See page 3 for info & RSVP                                                                                                                                    that continue to be relevant to
                                                                      Las Vegas-Clark County                                Community meetings were held            the needs of District residents
September 24, Noon-4 p.m.
                                   November 9, 6-9 p.m.**             Library District Staff Liaisons       Meet the        at each of the Library District’s       and added the K-8 initiative as a
                                   An Evening with Marta
Gran Fiesta!                       Becket                             Daniel L. Walters
                                                                                                           Foundation       12 urban and 11 outlying                new one.
Clark County Library               Clark County Library               Executive Director                    Directors
Theater, music, storytellers,      Jewel Box Theatre
dancing, and the 5th Annual        **LVCCLD Foundation Donors         Suzanne Hackett-Morgan
National Book Festival via         only. See page 3 for info & RSVP   Development Director
                                     NEW INITIATIVES (cont’d)                                                                                      SUPPORT YOUR LIBRARIES FOR LIFE

    The K-8 initiative will ensure that students and                Technology can help the District maintain the            Consider one of the simplest and most
    young adults will have access to materials,                     services it provides, despite an increasing              rewarding gifts you can make to express support
    programs, and services that will help them                      population and without the funds to add staff or         for your public library: a bequest in your will or
    succeed in school. Through Homework Help                        build buildings. A few of these efficiencies include a   other estate plans. Many of us want to provide
    Centers, the Library District will offer a safe,                new library computer system that will allow              generously for the institutions we cherish, in
    comfortable environment during the after school                 patrons to be more self-sufficient when using the        addition to our loved ones. A bequest of any size
    hours, and on weekends, where students can                      catalog and other on-line resources and                  in your estate plans can shape the future of the
    receive one-on-one tutoring from older                          investigating self checkout stations.                    Library District Foundation and ensure the
    students and adults; use computers and                                                                                   vitality of library services for generations to
    peripherals such as printers, scanners, digital                 The District is also looking at how branch layouts       come.
    cameras, and graphing calculators; and access                   can be rearranged to maximize efficiency and how
    supportive collections including study aids,                    better handling of materials like books and DVDs         A bequest can be "specific," for a particular
    research databases, and testing software, etc.                  can improve customer satisfaction.                       amount, or "residual," for a percentage of your
    The Homework Help Centers will tap into other                                                                            estate, after other obligations have been met.
    community resources such as the Clark                           The money saved from these increased efficiencies        Bequests also differ in terms of how they may
    County School District and KLVX’s Homework                      can be applied to areas such as maintaining and          be used. An "unrestricted" bequest may be used
    Hotline, plus offer original library programs                   improving the collection, and providing more             for any purpose of the Foundation. "Restricted,"
    such as Middle School Survival and new                          computers and other resources required to meet           limits the bequest’s scope, for example, to youth
    programs for parents and teachers.                              the increasing service demands fueled by the             programming or the Fund for Excellence
                                                                    District’s continuing population growth.                 Endowment.
    The first of these centers will be established at
    the West Las Vegas Library, one of the service                  The Library District’s Board of Trustees has             Naming the Las Vegas-Clark County Library
    areas of greatest need. There are approximately                 determined that it will not go back to the voters in     District Foundation as the beneficiary of a
    5,000 students in the West Las Vegas community.                 the form of another bond issue proposal for many                                                                      Most legacy gifts are designated for The Fund
                                                                                                                             charitable bequest is often as simple as
    Nearly 45% of these students live in households                 years to come. As the Board of Trustees explores                                                                      for Excellence, a permanently restricted
                                                                                                                             adding a few sentences to your will. Before
    whose family income is below the federal poverty                ways of maximizing the efficiencies of its                                                                            endowment whose earnings annually support:
                                                                                                                             making any kind of planned gift, you should
    line. In addition 35% of all residents over age 25              operations, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library           consult with your attorney or financial advisor.
    in the community do not have a high school                      District Foundation is committed to helping                                                                             •   Engaging programs promoting reading for
    diploma.                                                        contribute to the continuation of the Library                                                                               children, teens and their families
                                                                                                                             The following is suggested language for making
                                                                    District’s excellent record of service.                                                                                 •   Readings and performances by well-
                                                                                                                             an unrestricted bequest to the Las Vegas-Clark
    The students of the West Las Vegas Community                                                                                                                                                known authors and artists
                                                                                                                             County Library District Foundation:
    trail their counterparts throughout the city in high            The final Three Year Strategic Service Plan is                                                                          •   Affordable rates for community use of
    school graduation rates, and also lead the Clark                available for viewing in its entirety on the Library                                                                        library theatres and meeting rooms
                                                                                                                             How to Make a Specific Bequest
    County School District in the numbers of students               District’s web site at                                   “I give, devise, and bequeath to the Las Vegas-
    that have failed fourth and eighth grade                                                                                        Gifts of $10,000 or more may be designated for
                                                                                                                             Clark County Library District Foundation of Las
    proficiency in math and reading.                                                                                                                                                      a specific purpose within this endowment and
                                                                                                                             Vegas, Nevada ___% of my estate.”
                                                                                                                                                                                          may be made in memory of, or in honor of, any
    Planning for the Homework Help Center is                                                                                                                                              individual.
                                                                                                                             “I give, devise, and bequeath to the Las Vegas-
    underway with a projected opening date planned                                                                           Clark County Library District Foundation of Las
    for the 2007-08 school year.                                                                                                                                                          Whether you plan to name the Las Vegas-Clark
                                                                                                                             Vegas, Nevada $______.”
                                                                                                                                                                                          County Library District Foundation in your will
    More About the Plan..                                                                                                                                                                 or have already done so, please contact the
                                                                                                                             How to Make a Residual Bequest
                                                                                                                                                                                          Development Office to inform us of your plans.
    The Plan also identified some significant                                                                                (Remainder of estate after all other bequests
                                                                                                                                                                                          Doing so will allow the Library District
    challenges facing the Library District, including                                                                        have been granted)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation to plan for its future needs, and to
    dramatic increases in use by residents in the
                                                                                                                                                                                          recognize you appropriately for your
    absence of funding to build new branches for                                                                             “I give, devise, and bequeath to the Las Vegas-
                                                                                                                                                                                          generosity. If you would like more information,
    underserved areas.                                                                                                       Clark County Library District Foundation of Las
                                                                                                                                                                                          contact Development Director, Suzanne
                                                                                                                             Vegas, Nevada, all the rest, residue and
                                                                                                                                                                                          Hackett-Morgan, CSPG (a certified specialist in
    Recommendations for addressing these                                                                                     remainder of my estate after my final expenses
                                                                                                                                                                                          planned giving) at (702) 507-3559.
    challenges focus on technology to increase                                                                               and any legal obligations have been settled.”
    efficiencies to contain operating costs.

2                                                                                                                                    Family literacy programs like The Storytime Team ensure parents and caregivers have the knowledge      7
             Did You Know…83.7% of the Library District’s patrons report that they are either “very                                  and skills they need to build literate families.
                                   satisfied” or “extremely satisfied” with the Library?
                              MEET THE FOUNDATION DIRECTORS                                                                                         FALL EVENTS YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!
    The nonprofit Las Vegas-Clark County Library                       Kristine Hipwell (Director) received a Bachelor
    District Foundation was formed in 2002 to raise                    of Arts degree in Psychology from UCLA, and a              One of the benefits of Foundation membership is
    private funds to enhance the quality of library                    Master of Education degree in Counseling from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  An Evening with Marta Becket
                                                                                                                                  the opportunity to attend library events created
    services available to District residents and make                  University of Missouri, Columbia. She worked for           exclusively for our donors. This Fall we will be                Nov. 9th
    it possible to respond to community needs                          five years as a university student affairs                 starting our inaugural series of events with two                Clark County Library, 6-9 p.m.
    beyond the scope of the District’s operating                       administrator at a private university in Los               special evenings:
    budget.                                                            Angeles. She has worked as a classroom volunteer                                                                           Marta Becket is an internationally-acclaimed
                                                                       for the past eight years and has served on the                                                           th                classically trained dancer and painter who at age
    The Foundation’s founding Board of Directors                       Board of Managers of the PTA at her children's
                                                                                                                                  Data & Desserts—Sept. 12                                        81 is preparing for her 38th season of original
    included Las Vegas-Clark County Library District                   school. Most recently, she served two years as             Summerlin Library 6 – 8 p.m.                                    dance-pantomimes in her intimate Amargosa
    Trustees M. Frances Sponer and Lawrence T.                         PTA President at Lummis Elementary School.                                                                                 Opera House theatre at Death Valley Junction.
    Wong, along with Executive Director, Daniel L.
    Walters, serving in an ex-officio capacity. The                    Patrick J. Klenk (Director) is the President of                                                                            Join us for a private cocktail reception and book
    first activity of the new Foundation was to                        Westar Architectural Group/Nevada Inc. and a                                                                               signing before the presentation honoring the life
    conduct a fundraising planning study to assess                     prominent local architect. He serves on the City of                                                                        of this amazing artist and celebrating the
    the climate for private philanthropic support for                  Las Vegas Historic Preservation Committee, and                                                                             publication of her autobiography by Stephens
    the new Library District Foundation and to                         has served on the KNPR Board of Directors and the                                                                          Press. The event offers a rare Las Vegas
    discover additional leadership potential within                    Clark County Historical Society. Klenk is a Past                                                                           opportunity to meet Marta Becket in person.
    the community. In Spring 2005, three new                           President of the Las Vegas Chapter of the
    members were elected to the Foundation Board,                      American Institute of Architects.                                                                                          The public presentation and reception will follow
    bringing its membership to six. The Foundation                                                                                                                                                in the Jewel Box Theatre at the Clark County
    hopes to fill its three remaining board seats by                   Thomas C. Lawyer (Director), a professional                                                                                Library. Foundation Donors and their guests of
    July 1, 2006. If you would like more                               engineer, is the President of Lawyer Mechanical                                                                            all ages are welcome.
    information, please contact the Development                        Services and District Manager of the Las Vegas
    Office at (702) 507-3559.                                          office of the Trane Companies. An active                                                                                   To RSVP for Data & Desserts or An Evening
                                                                       community volunteer, Lawyer serves on the Board                                                                            With Marta Becket, please call and leave a
    We are happy to introduce you to:                                  of the Las Vegas Art Museum and is a past                                                                                  message at (702) 507-3559 or
    M. Frances Sponer (President), a 19-year                           President of the Las Vegas Executive Association           Unlock the secrets of one of the Library District’s             send an email to
    resident of Nevada, and the President, Founder                     and Better Business Bureau of Las Vegas.                   hidden treasures: its fantastic collection of on-
    and Chief Executive Officer of the AscentrA                                                                                   line research databases.
    Corporate System. Ms. Sponer is honored by In                      Daniel L. Walters (ex-officio) has been
    Business Las Vegas as one of the initial Forty                     Executive Director of the Las Vegas-Clark County           Join Virtual Library Branch Manager Lauren
    Most Influential Women in the Southern Nevada                      Library District since 1998. Since that time, the          Stokes and members of the Foundation Board
    Business Community. She serves as a Trustee of                     District has won several local awards including best       for an evening of hands-on learning and luscious
    the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and                    public sector employer, Company of the Year for            desserts. You’ll learn how to navigate several
    sits on the Board of Directors of Bank of                          integration of the Internet into its operations, and       kinds of high-quality databases—the kinds
    Commerce and the Las Vegas Literary Society.                       recognition for its exceptional diversity                  businesses and universities pay hundreds and
                                                                       employment practices. National awards include              even thousands of dollars a year to subscribe
    Lawrence T. “Tim” Wong (Secretary-                                 recognition for exceptional public relations               to—that you can access FREE on-line with your
    Treasurer) has served as the President and                         campaigns in 2003 and 2004, best large public              Las Vegas-Clark County Library District library
    CEO of Arcata Associates since 1993. He is a                       library web site and the 2003 Library of the Year          card.
    member of the Board of Trustees of the Las                         Award from Gale/Library Journal. Under his
    Vegas-Clark County Library District and a                          leadership, circulation increased 105% in just five        Whether you’re seeking business or investment
    member of: the KNPR Community Advisory                             years. Walters previously served as Director of the        information, genealogical resources, full-text
    Board, Cox Communications Community                                Spokane (WA) Public Library and the Buffalo at             news and articles on nearly any given subject or
    Advisory Board, the American Institute of                          Erie County (NY) Public Library. He is the 2005-06         more, you will come away from this fun event
    Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Air Force                    President of the Public Library Association.               with a new set of skills to make navigating these
    Association, among others.                                                                                                    resources a breeze!

                                                                                                                                  The event is intended for adults and students                                        Marta Becket
        M. Frances              T. “Tim” Wong
                                                                                                 C. Lawyer
                                                                                                                    Daniel L.
                                                                                                                    Walters       over 16. Alcohol and light appetizers will also be
                                                          (Director)           (Director)        (Director)        (ex-officio)   served. NOTE: Event is limited to 20 attendees.

6             Did You Know…The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District helped over 1,200 people improve their                                                                                                                                            3
                                                                                                                                        This was the second highest user satisfaction rating in the nation among public libraries of our size (Source:
              English language literacy skills through its C.A.L.L. program last year?                                                  Dubberly Garcia & Associates).
                  LIBRARY DISTRICT FOUNDATION DONORS                                                                                                    LIBRARY DISTRICT FOUNDATION DONORS
                                            through June 30, 2005                                                                                                                  through June 30, 2005

    Conservator                             Thomas W. Trenholm                       Agnes C. Butterfield                           Olaf H. Haldorsen                        Debra A. McGlynn                        Lila W. Scott
    Brad Burns                              Elizabeth G. Tuggle                      Rex M. Caffery                                 Jason Hall                               Holly G. McKinnis                       Susan L. See
    David Davari                            James L. Unger                           Charles W. Cain                                Murrel L. Hamilton                       Tammy McWilliams                        Herbert Seid
    Frederick and Kristine Hipwell          Frank P. Wardlaw                         Stephanie Callewaert                           Mahala Hankins                           Julio A. Melendez                       Morton I. Shear
    Daniel L. Walters and Mary E. Petty     Thomas C. Webster                        Guy Carlotti                                   Larry E. Hanneman                        Joe D. Mercer                           William L. Sherman
    Tim and Shari Wong                      Stephen H. Weinstein                     Yvonne D. Carlson                              Judith W. Hansen                         Armando O. Meza                         Richard D. Shoop
                                            Sara R. Weinstein                        Matthew A. Carter                              Joseph P. Hardy                          Dominic Migliorato                      David B. Silva
    Sustainer                               Kathleen K. Wolgamot                     Floyd O. Chaffee                               Matthew Harris                           Edward J. Miller                        Donald G. Sippel
    Jay L. Cunningham                       Ruby Young                               Norman A. Champion                             Irwin Helford                            Kenneth Milton                          Mervin S. Skillestad
    Russell W. Dorn                         A & H Restaurant & Bar Supply            Tracey Chasse                                  Edward J. Hennessy                       Allene K. Misch                         Robert L. Smith
    Nancy A. French                         Robert A. Fielden, Inc.                  Barbara Chozahinoff                            Scott Hergott                            Leona A. Monroe                         James C. Smith
    Suzanne F. Hackett-Morgan               Performing Arts Society of Nevada        William V. Christ                              Cynthia A. Hernon                        William J. Moore                        Lam M. Smith
    Frederick James                         Cadillac of Las Vegas West               Linda A. Close                                 Barry Herr                               Mike J. Morris                          Donna Smith
    Patricia Marvel                         General Mills Foundation Gift-Matching   Dora L. Coatsworth                             Edith A. Hicks                           James E. Morris                         Jack A. St. Clair
    Southwest Gas Corporation Foundation    Program                                  W. A. Coe                                      John T. Hileman                          James F. Morrison                       Sam Steinfeld
                                            Sprint Foundation                        Winsor A. Cooper                               Joseph R. Hill                           Richard E. Mortenson                    Julie N. Stephens
    Contributor                                                                      Thomas F. Cornett                              Jean H. Hite                             Robert S. Nagahama                      Gene C. Stephens
    Joan D. Brookhyser                      Donor                                    Philip M. Coulson                              Thomas C. Hodges                         Hilton B. Nass                          Linda S. Stout
    Peggy J. Broxterman                     R. E. Alger                              Beatrice Danziger                              George A. Hoke                           Giuseppe L. Natale                      Alma M. Strabala
    Dorothy Q. Butte                        Sonya Ali                                Donald Y. Day                                  Jonathan J. Hong                         Elmer Nathenson                         John B. Sweeney
    Domingo Cambeiro                        Diane E. Allard                          David B. D'Braunstein                          Lynn Hoover                              Ruth Nevins                             Andrew M. Tamminga
    Russell S. Courson                      Herbert Altman                           Carl A. Deberardinis                           John M. Hubbs                            Karen Newmiller                         Chi Tang
    Casey J. Crist                          Lord B. Alvarade                         Arthur Dejoya                                  Richard C. Huntington                    Trevor Nogueria                         Ron Thom
    Amie M. Doetzer                         Joseph C. Anderson                       William R. Deloe                               Insurance Solutions Group                James A. Nott                           Dick Thomas
    Larry J. Edwards                        Jacques Antheaume                        Robert Denis                                   Sheila M. Jacobs                         Jessie M. Novero                        Regina D. Thomas
    William P. Forsythe                     Robert C. Anthony                        W. M. Dougall                                  Eric James                               M. J. Nowlin                            Carmen C. Thompson
    Esther J. Frankenstein                  Sebastian A. Anzaldo                     Myrtle J. Douglas                              Virginia B. James                        Jessica M. Nusbaum                      Ruth J. Thornton
    June Gildersleeve                       Grace Armstrong                          Herbert C. Duval                               Ronald B. Jensen                         Alfred J. Oertle                        Edward J. Thurnbeck
    Augustus Hawkins                        Brian K. Ashton                          Alexander Edelstein                            Michele E. Johnson                       James Ortega                            Ben Tolly
    Charles Head                            Milagros C. Asistio                      Samuel E. Edwards                              Laura H. Jones                           Wayne L. Page                           Julieta S. Traje
    John E. Hiatt                           James T. Aubrey                          Barbara M. Egnitz                              Carlos J. Keller                         Darren C. Page                          Karen L. Trimble
    Verlia D. Hoggard                       H. V. Babich                             Roy M. Eike                                    Harry L. Keneman                         James J. Parks                          Harry Trott
    Guy R. Hudson                           Elaine P. Baggett                        Charles E. Erickson                            Jamie E. Kew                             Robert T. Passera                       Joyce A. Ulibarri
    Jack A. Jurasky                         Pamela M. Baier                          C. S. Evans                                    Helen Kiros                              Steven B. Perry                         Catherine T. Underdown
    Elinor R. Karp                          Glenn F. Ball                            Angela M. Faria                                Lyle W. Klassen                          Stacia L. Petersen                      Edgardo Valdivieso
    Brian Katz                              Joseph W. Bartish                        Carliss A. Farrow                              Alfred J. Klein                          Cassandra E. Petersen                   Jose G. Villarreal
    Kevin R. Krenzien                       David W. Bartlett                        Michael F. Fay                                 Frank L. Kocvara                         Bernadette Pinkard                      Romeo A. Vivo
    Randi E. Lampert                        Michael A. Batchelder                    Robert L. Feldman                              William K. Koeski                        Charles E. Popham                       Joseph Vranesh
    Thomas C. Lawyer                        John W. Batdorf                          Don Fennell                                    Janet E. Kofkin                          Walter J. Przybyla                      Iris L. Wall
    Alan G. Lewinter                        Janet L. Baumann                         Teresita M. Fickenworth                        George H. Koga                           Frank B. Pustay                         Claude N. Warren
    Tara Lindis                             Donald S. Bean                           Robert A. Fielden                              Kevin C. Krank                           Aaron Raeder                            Charles Waterman
    John E. Lowry                           Melvin G. Beatty                         John E. Fleming                                Gerald W. Kring                          Lillian L. Ramsey                       Mary J. Watson
    Agnes F. Macrury                        Ronald Benigo                            James M. Flynn                                 David E. Kusiek                          Marjorie Randerson                      Roger W. Watson
    Elaine E. Marin                         Robert J. Berry                          David Fott                                     Louis F. Lamatrice                       Kala Rehm                               John H. Weaver
    Albert J. McFadden                      Kevin C. Bialas                          Joseph A. Franck                               Jeffrey M. LaPour                        Kathleen Renois                         Corby N. Weber
    Edward A. Mellman                       K. J. Bierman                            Sandra C. Frank                                Jessica Lee                              Norma M. Restivo                        James K. Weber
    Pamela Mohr                             Joann Bingham                            Kendall Franklin                               Howard Lee                               Rogelio A. Reyes                        Arthur Weiss
    Patricia A. Morgan                      Carol Bishop                             Sandy Frunzi                                   H. C. Lippman                            Robert C. Rhees                         J. Stuart Wells
    Robert L. Morgan                        Dalerie J. Blackburn                     Timothy F. Galvin                              Myrna J. Livingstone                     Else Rich                               Lee White
    Geno Munari                             Rosalie Blackman                         John Gatto                                     Janice Long                              William N. Richardson                   Maebelle A. Wier
    Nicholas J. Nowicki                     Phillip A. Blount                        David Georgia                                  Andres Lopez                             Michelle Richter                        Patti Wildey
    Jane D. Osborne                         Stanley O. Bokelmann                     Adele F. Gerhardt                              Lyle P. Louis                            Ernest Rinaldi                          Wilson P. Williams
    Annie Paulton                           Barbara J. Bonk                          Geraldine Gerrits                              Christopher M. Lush                      Antonio M. Rivera                       John A. Williams
    Margo S. Peck                           Janice G. Booth                          L. E. Godycki                                  Lewis M. Lymon                           Magdalena R. Roman                      Harry T. Wineman
    Ann C. Pongracz                         Robert L. Boudreaux                      Helen F. Goggin                                John J. Lyon                             R. Ian Ross                             Harold A. Winters
    Albert Prendergast                      Erie Boykin                              Dolores Goldstein                              Richard Maiorana                         Howard I. Rothstein                     Patricia D. Wollard
    George S. Roberts                       Lamar Briley                             Marcia F. Gomez                                Emerson D. Mann                          William V. Ruggiero                     Irene Woods
    Steven Sanders                          Jerome H. Brin                           Gloria Gonzalez                                Katheryne Marchiano                      Rimantas A. Rukstele                    Arline K. Wurstner
    Karalyn J. Schenck                      Walter L. Brower                         Jody Gordon                                    Johnnie Martin                           Joseph I. Salgo                         Jackson Yee
    Thomas J. Schoeman                      Kay M. Browne                            Rolando G. Granados                            Ida M. Martin                            Jennifer G. Sandoval                    Norman York
    Beverly Solow                           Robert R. Bruce                          Agnes-Maria Greve-Manning                      Kimberly A. Mason                        Robyn Saul                              John M. Yunker
    Keith Spencer                           Ray G. Buckwalter                        Patricia A. Grier                              Patricia J. Mau                          Virginia Schau                          H. P. Zieler
    James A. Summer                         Michael J. Burke                         Gail V. Haines                                 Kenneth Mayer                            Pamela J. Scott                         Joseph Zinnes
    Fern D. Tracey                          Judith B. Butcher                        Garvin W. Haist                                Conrado B. Mayo                          Michelle A. Scott

4       Did You Know… Patron checkouts during fiscal year 2004-2005 totaled 10.76 million items. This is the fifth consecutive year in which the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has broken circulation records.                      5
        The FY 2004-2005 achievement is a 6% increase over the FY 2003-2004 record-breaking statistic of 10.16 million items and is an astonishing 105% increase over the 1999-2000 circulation of 5.2 million items.

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