In Early November of 2018 the Bogota Public Library kicked -off their annual Fund Raising Campaign. Their goal for this year is to raise at least $8,000.00 to help the Library continue their Service to the Borough of Bogota. On Thursday 29- November they passed the $3300.00 mark in donations made. Bogota Student Amani helped move the thermometer closer to their goal. This campaign will continue until 31-December-2018.
The Bogota Public Library was started in 1909 as the Bogota Book Club. On 22-March-1915 the Bogota Public Library was officially incorporated. On 21-May-1989 the present Library building was dedicated at 375 Larch Ave. This included the Senior Centre on the second floor. The Library moved into their new location after using two room in Bogota Borough Hall.
The Library's collection has grown from the original 2,000 volumes, to over 56,000 items in print, audio, visual, and electronic forms. The Bogota Library also offers over 900 free programs each year in a large variety of interests. These range from reading and writing program starting with the youngest Students, to those wanting to learn English as a second language. There are many crafts and learning workshops for every age group. Lectures, Gallery Shows on a diverseness topics.
For more information about the projects and events at the Library please visit their web site at : http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
To donate : Bogotapubliclibrary.org/donate
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.
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