Sincere thanks to all who have given so generously to support the Macksville City Library.
Your gifts make our library and our community stronger!
Below is a list of recent gifts to the library:
*Donations to our building fund : $500 donation from the Radium Rangers. Memorials for Barbara Deighton from: Bruce & Eileen Loomis, Cynthia Wood, & Linda Lamb. Memorial for Leslie Symes from Cynthia Wood, Luke & Megan Schroeder family, Jeremy & Mindy Burr family. Memorial for David Kearney from Cynthia Wood. Anonymous donation. Centennial Shirts purchase. Donation from Dennis Kephart. Donation from Adrian & Lynn Suiter. Gift from Linda Lamb. Gift from Ron & Arnita Schultz. Memorials for Norman Nelson from Luke & Megan Shroeder family, Jeremy & Mindy Burr family, & Cindy Wood. Memorial for Dorothy E. Holloway from Cindy Wood. Memorials for Jr. Swartz from: Gloria Taylor, Bruce & Eileen Loomis, and Robb & Jody Suiter. Memorial for Jean Fritzemeyer from Robb & Jody Suiter. Memorial for Mary Ann Fuller from Bruce & Eileen Loomis. Contribution given by Tom & Marilyn Tucker. Gift from Bill & Jill Watkins. Gift given in memory of Margaret Wichser from Cindy Wood. Memorial for Dean Welsch given by Linda Lamb. Memorials for Ira Oak given by Cindy Wood and Robb & Jody Suiter. Giving Tuesday 2022 gifts from: KP Ag Services, LLC, Douglas Springer, Reva Dougherty, and Bruce & Eileen Loomis. Donation for furnishings from Larry & Lyn Fenwick. Donation from Jim Doran. Memorials for Pat Scheck given by: Bruce & Eileen Loomis, Jimmy Black, Shawn & Teara Wolfe, Milton English, Troy & Audrey Wright, Randy Gales, Knoxville TV- Wichita TV, LLC (KAKE), Thomas & Myra Meder, Bill & Joni Bunker, Reba & Clete Weisz, Yolette Miller, Ruth Crispin, Dean & Vicki Kinzie, Cindy Wood, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Lola Waters & Matthew, Jay & Denise Dickson family, Delores Phillips, Mary Ellen Soldan, Ron & Connie Lynn, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Denneth & Marjorie Dinkel, Barbara Deighton, David & Tracy Deighton, Tracy & Deb Bright, Dana & Mark Smith, Dale & Sara Deighton, Jody Dinkel, and Lena Miller. Local Mission offering from Macksville’s Vacation Bible School participants. Memorials for Larry D. Frack and Edna Frack Hart (who worked many hours in the library long ago) given by Elaine Frack. Memorial for Kade Schnoebelen given by Cindy Wood. Memorials for Twylla Suiter given by: Dan & Becky Filbert, Thomas & Teresa Kearney, Dennis & Vicki Apodaca, Jim & Eloise Doran, Mitch & Lisa Minnis, Karl & Amelia Hahn, Kenny & Charlene Keen, John Horner, Brad & Kara Lock, Dennis & Deena Dutton, Matt & Robyn Hall, Rick & Toni Stimatze, Gerald & Kay Jean Bowman, Dan & Faye Aves, Dick & Nancy Bixler, John & Tacy Hamm, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Mike & Jana Lamb, Wayne Miller, Kyle & Ava Bunker, Randy Schmidt, Kirk & Debbie Grizzell, Gary & Nina Seibert, Linda Lamb, Ned & Lyn Oak & family, Phillip & Terri Koelsch, SJN Bank of Kansas, Jill Neidig, Bruce & Eileen Loomis, Cindy Wood, and Sybil Vosburgh. Memorial for Terry Cummins from Linda Lamb. Donation given by Milt Commons. Memorial for Harold Mease given by David & Laurie Watkins. Donations given by Jill Neidig, and Mike & Jana Lamb. Anonymous gift. Donation given by Twylla Suiter. Memorial for Mark Zwink given by Cindy Wood. Gift in memory of David & Eleanor Watkins from Dennis & Sarah Gill. Memorial for Al Baker given by Cindy Wood. Gift from anonymous. Memorials for Joe Butler given by Bruce & Eileen Loomis, Cindy Wood, Mike & Jana Lamb and others. Memorials for Don Vosburgh given by Relda Galli, Jim & Deann Deibert, & Cindy Wood. Donation in memory of Doug Lamb. $800 Grant for Children’s Programming/Materials given by Golden Belt Community Foundation. Memorial for Bud Suiter given by Cindy Wood & Bruce & Eileen Loomis. Memorial for John Springer, and Memorial for Serena Blaske given by Cindy Wood. Christmas Gift in honor of Adrian & Lynn Suiter given by Brad & Susanne Stanley. Memorial for Joy Cudney, and Memorial for Les Deighton given by Cindy Wood. Giving Tuesday 2021 gifts from: Bill & Joni Bunker, Doug & Pat Springer, Julie Bissell, & 25 Days of Giving through the Golden Belt Community Foundation. Donation from Adrian & Lynn Suiter. Memorial for Bud Suiter given by Bruce & Eileen Loomis. Donation from Joyce Suiter. Memorial for Germaine Suiter-Smith given by Robb & Jody Suiter. Memorial for Danny Parr, Memorial for Loren Dreiling, and Memorial for Louise Meyer given by Cindy Wood. Donation from Larry & Lyn Fenwick. Memorial for James Gingerich, Memorial for Karen Deustcher, and Memorial for Grayson Wesley Gregg given by Cindy Wood. Memorial for Rebecca Drake given by Robb & Jody Suiter. Memorial for Dorothy Sparks from Adrian & Lynn Suiter. Gift in memory of Peggy Evans from the St. John Chapter AC of PEO Sisterhood. Gift in memory of Peggy Susoeff and Vivian Zwink from George & Debbie Susoeff. Charitable gift courtesy of Ralph & Mary Ellen Soldan. Giving Tuesday gifts from Julie Bissell and Doug & Pat Springer. Anonymous gift of $500. Christmas Gift in honor of Adrian & Lynn Suiter given by Brad & Susanne Stanley. Memorial given in honor of Jerry Meyer by Cindy Wood. Gift in memory of Don Overbey given by Cindy Wood. Memorial in honor of David & Eleanor Watkins given by David & Laurie Watkins. Donations on behalf of Donald & Dorothy Sparks. Charitable gift honoring the late Jetta Wellman. Memorial for Milton & Betty Lampe given by Linda Lamb. Memorial for Glen Wood given by Ron & Arnita Schultz. Memorials for Freda Helwig given by: Dee Holman, Jill Fitzsimmons, and Jackie Wingerd. Donation from the Cloverleaf 4-H club in memory of Yesenia Soto Nunez Garcia. Memorials for Roena Emmons given by: Justin & Krista Rankin, Mary Ellen Soldan, Chuck & Elaine Woolf, Eryn Elder, Ruth Bell, Betty Wood, Ned & Lyn Oak family, Delores Phillips, Lola Waters, Mike & Jana Lamb, Larry & Diane Foulk, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Joe Stimatze, Mike & Kelly Benzel, Randy & Debbie Suiter, Margaret Waters, Wilbur & Shirley Wood, Ron & Arnita Schultz, and Randy Schmidt. Memorials for Vivian Zwink given by Glen & Cindy Wood, Luke & Megan Schroeder family, Jeremy & Mindy Burr family, and Roena Emmons. Memorial for Sonny Ralston given by Glen and Cindy Wood. Memorial for Roy Nachtigal given by Glen and Cindy Wood. Memorial for Fredys Wasson given by Ron and Arnita Schultz. $100 gift made possible by the Cloverleaf 4-H Club. Memorial for Maureen Stimatze given by Glen & Cindy Wood. Giving Tuesday donations from Doug & Pat Springer, Julie Bissell, & Kelby & Nicole Adams. Memorial for Esther Rose Staub given by the City of Macksville. Anonymous gift of $500. Memorial for Natalie Zook given by Linda Lamb. Memorial for Jan Howell given by Adrian and Lynn Suiter. Memorial for Amy Sneath from Linda Lamb. Memorial for Virginia ‘Virgie” Emmons from Cindy Wood and KBI friends. Gift in honor of Linda Lamb given by Mike & Jana Lamb. Memorials in honor of Jetta Wellman listed below. Anonymous $1,000 gift. Gift in memory of Fred Krentzel given by Adrian & Lynn Suiter. Memorial for Donna Suiter given by Adrian & Lynn Suiter. Memorials for Beverly Salmon from Joe & Laura Stimatze, Jeff & Shari Parr, Glen & Cindy Wood. Memorial for Bunny Giles from Glen & Cindy Wood. Karen Wellman memorials listed below. Memorial for Mary Ann Swafford from Linda Lamb. Gifts in memory of Ronnie Booth, given by Glen & Cindy Wood, & the Robb Suiter family. Memorial in honor of Dr. Daryl Apley given by the family of Doug Lamb. Memorial for Tony Bell given by Linda Lamb. Donation from Tom Tucker. Research donation from Rusty Mann. Memorial for Keith Young given by the family of Doug Lamb. Memorial in honor of Carolyn (DeVore) Crotts given by the Robb Suiter family. Merry Christmas gift to Don & Sybil Vosburgh from Linda Lamb. Memorials for F. Doug Lamb, listed below. Memorials for Gary Stimatze from Glen & Cindy Wood and Linda Lamb. Gift from Larry & Lyn Fenwick. Gift in memory of Lewellyn Hiatt given by Glen and Cindy Wood. Father’s Day Gift honoring Doug Lamb, from Nita & DG Keenan. Memorials for Wanda Lee Grizzell from Doug & Linda Lamb and Glen & Cindy Wood. Memorials for Bill Soerries and Jerry Williamson given by Glen & Cindy Wood. Gifts from Milt Commons and Charles and Jayne Suiter. Memorial given in honor of Walter Swafford by Doug & Linda Lamb. Christmas Gifts in honor of David & Kay Banks, Don & Sybil Vosburgh, and Mike & Jana Lamb. Memorial given in memory of Billy Lock. Memorial given in honor of Donald K. Peterson by Doug & Linda Lamb. Donations from the Barbecue Benefit (see below), Gifts in memory of Carolyn Breitenbach given by: Freda Helwig, Jackie Wingerd, Les & Barb Deighton, Fiedellas & Martha Loy, and Tracy & Debra Bright. Memorial for Bonnie Miller given by Doug & Linda Lamb. Christmas Gift in honor of Don & Sybil Vosburgh; gifts from Ron & Arnita Schultz, Larry & Reba Adams, Kent & Connie Lamb, Karen Wellman, Larry & Lyn Fenwick, Macksville’s Vacation Bible School Kids 2012 & 2013, Judy Shepard, Brad & Kara Lock, Grace United Methodist Church ($3,292.65), Doug Lamb, MCL Library Board Members & Librarians, Deb Smith & Rosewood, Emma Stimatze (Nepal mission bracelets), & Anonymous (some wanting to share blessings they’ve received) plus gifts in memory of Fern E. Higgins and memorials in honor of Ralph Soldan, Wayne Spencer, Dudley Emmons, Peggy Susoeff, Charles E. Parks, and Darlene Mathes (listed below). Our Capital Improvement Fund began with gifts from Irma Smith.
*$400 donation from the Midwest Energy Community Fund to provide supplies for our 2023 Kansas Reads to Preschoolers program.
*Children’s Books by Jake Maddox: Secondhand Slice, & The Hunter’s Code, given in memory of Leslie Symes by Bruce & Eileen Loomis.
*Eternity plant & hand vacuum from George & Debbie Susoeff.
*$2,250 Dollar General 2023 Summer Reading Grant! Purchased a mobile shelf for board books, two rolling bulletin/white boards, book bags, books for shelves, Brag Tags & other incentives.
*Sculpture from artist, Dennis Kephart for display.
*Painting by Elaine Buckman, donated by the family for display at the library.
*Donated shelf for books from Kelby & Nicole Adams.
*$100 from Pratt Walmart for Summer Reading 2023 supplies & prizes.
*Tokens from The Country Store for Summer Reading participants.
*$100 from Golden Belt Telephone for Summer Reading 2023 Grand prizes.
*2022 Business & Organization Supporters of our Building Fund: Macksville’s VIP * Golden Belt Telephone * Minnis Chapel, Inc * Millard Management * Equity Bank * Miller Spraying, LLC * KP Ag Services, LLC * SJN Bank of Kansas * Quivira Insurance Agency * Edward Jones Financial Advisor – Matt Koch * Farm Bureau- John Falk Agency * Seibert Feeding * JT Cafe
*Metal shelf and cubby storage from Fie & Martha Loy.
*Macksville Photo Postcards donated by Ann M. Pearson.
*Donated Books from: Emily Gales, Joyce Suiter, Dennis Kephart, Macksville Christian Church, and Haleigh Wood.
*COOKIES for our GRAND OPENING donated by Kelby & Nicole Adams.
$500.00 2023 New Program Grant from SCKLS to celebrate our GRAND OPENING! (Plus an amazing set of Mustang bookends!)
*$5,000 Children’s Health Grant from the South Central Community Foundation– Kids in the Kitchen program.
*$940.00 Community Grant from the South Central Community Foundation, providing Accessible & Organizational Furnishings for the new addition.
*The Fascinating Science Book For Kids- 500 Amazing Facts, given in memory of Barbara Craig Queen by Luke & Megan Schroeder.
*Sunflower barn quilt, made and donated by Karen Spencer.
*Volunteer Paint Crews for the new addition: Vicky H, Kelly B, Debbie B, Troy & Audrey W, David & Tracy D, Robb, Jody, Jacob & Anna S.
*Book: Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West. Given in memory of Raymond Macey, career lawman (KHP Trooper & KBI Agent), by Cindy Wood.
*Flowers/Plants for landscaping given in memory of Kathleen Wendland from Cindy Wood. (Too be planted once the library addition is complete)
*$50.00 from the Pratt Walmart to sponsor our 2022 Kansas Reads to Preschoolers program.
*$335.00 Given by Midwest Energy to help with library furnishings.
*Board Books: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic by Kennedy and by Whatley, given in memory of Pat Scheck, by the Robb & Jody Suiter family.
*Children’s Book: It Will Be Okay, given “In loving memory of Lydia Monroe Myer, the beautiful infant daughter of Mitch &Chelsi Myer. 1-30-22” from Cynthia Wood.
*Autographed Hank the Cowdog book: The Case of the Lost Camp, donated by Nelda Satterlee.
*Flowers/Plants for landscaping given in memory of Elaine Buckman from Jeff & Shari Parr and Cindy Wood. (Too be planted once the library addition is complete)
*Books: Midwest Gardener’s Handbook; All You Need To Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Midwestern Garden, by Melinda Myers, & children’s book: Flowers Are Calling, by Rita Gray, given in memory of Elaine Buckman from the Robb Suiter family.
*Kids’ books: Hank the Cowdog 1-10, by John Erickson, and Sit. Stay. Love: Life Lessons from a Doggie, by Chalaine Kilduff, given in memory of Bob Buckman from: Jeff & Shari Parr, Mike & Jana Lamb, & Cindy Wood.
*Book: Right Down the Middle: The Ralph Terry Story, given in memory of Mark Zwink by George & Debbie Susoeff.
*Book: The Best Is Yet to Come, by Debbie Macomber, given in memory of Twylla Suiter by the Robb Suiter family.
*Story time hosting by Equity Bank, including DELICIOUS and ADORABLE cookies for snacks!
*Summer Reading Snacks from The Table Coffee Shop.
*Summer Reading Snacks from Library Board Members.
*Bookbags from The Country Store for Summer Reading participants.
*$372 donation from Midwest Energy for Summer Reading books.
*$100 donation from Golden Belt Telephone for our 2022 Summer Reading Program!
*Children’s Books: Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?: All About Dinosaurs by Bonnie Worth, and The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr, given in memory of Kade Schnoebelen by the Robb Suiter family .
*$50 donation from Pratt Walmart Supercenter, supporting our Earth Day program.
*$25,000 Libraries Transform Grant from the South Central Kansas Library System.
*New Flag from Laurie Watkins
*Children’s Book: The Greatest Thing: A Story About Buck O’Neil, by Kansas author, Kristy Nerstheimer, given by Brenda Holcomb
*Children’s Book: I Know a Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello, given in memory of Serena Blaske by the Robb Suiter family.
*$100 donation from Pratt Walmart Supercenter supporting Kansas Reads to Preschoolers 2021.
*Books: Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West, and Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through given in memory of Robert Dale Murrow from George & Debbie Susoeff.
*Book: Till Death by William Johnston given in honor of Robert & Linda Murrow’s anniversary from Susoeff’s.
*Book & video donations by Joyce Suiter, Nicole Adams, Lana Maskus, Laurie Watkins, and Brenda Holcomb.
*Gratitude for artwork by Freda Helwig and Benny Broadfoot, given by the Helwig family.
*Thanks to Cycle Sewing of Great Bend for donating the Storytime Quilt to benefit our library building fund!
*$1,225 from Dollar General to support our 2021 Tails & Tales Summer Reading Program.
*$100 donation from Golden Belt Telephone in support of our 2021 Summer Reading Program.
*$100 donation from Pratt Walmart in support of our 2021 Summer Reading program.
*Fountain drink tokens from The Country Store for all who met their reading goal in Summer Reading 2021!
*Book: The BIG Purple Book of Beginner Books, given in memory of Aunt Oringa McGuire, by the Robb & Jody Suiter family.
*Books: Becoming Elisabeth Elliot and A Tale of Two Kings, given in memory of Peggy Evans, beloved prayer warrior, by George & Debbie Susoeff.
*Prairie Bachelor- The Story of a Kansas Homesteader and the Populist Movement, written by Lynda Beck Fenwick, book donated by Lynn Suiter
*Children’s Book: Colten’s Eggs given by Stephen Sebesta.
*Memorial books in memory of a favorite cousin, Roy David Watkins: Hot Rod Hamster & The Haunted Hot Rod, given by Jody Watkins Suiter & family.
*$500 Community Grant from Midwest Energy for our Kansas Reads to Pre-Schoolers program- used to purchase books & puppy kits for all 23 Pre-Schoolers, plus 26 Board books for check out at the library.
*Memorial books in memory of Larry Huffman, a career fireman from Bishop, California who died of COVID-19 at age 82. Titles given by Cindy Wood include: Pete the Cat- Firefighter Pete, and All About Firefighters.
*Charitable donation from the late Jetta Wellman supporting the building fund & used to purchase/replace well-loved classics for children of all ages.
*America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation of $2,500, from Jody Suiter, helping fund Summer Reading & the Building Fund.
*$100 donation from Golden Belt Telephone in support of our 2020 Summer Reading Program.
*$100 donation from Pratt Walmart in support of our 2020 Summer Reading program.
Book donation in memory of Glen Wood: Tractor Mac: You’re a Winner given by the Robb Suiter family.
*Recent book donations from: Lyn Fenwick, Karla Youngdahl, Joyce Frey, Laurie Watkins, Lana Maskus, Bobbie Clark, Gary & BJ Nelson, and Carol Blackburn.
*Memorial Books given in memory of Yesenia Soto Nunez Garcia: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, Gallop! 100 FUN Facts About Horses, & Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others Learn to See given by the Cloverleaf 4-H Club.
*Memorial Books in memory of Roena Emmons: The Quilt Walk, I Voted, and A Green, Green Garden, given by the George & Debbie Susoeff family. The Josefina Story Quilt given by the Robb Suiter family.
*Memorial Books: The Dot, Ish, & Word Collector, by Peter H. Reynolds, plus an easel, display board & frame given in memory of Freda Helwig by “Freda’s girls”– Dee (Fitzsimmons) Holman, Jill Fitzsimmons, and Jackie (Fitzsimmons) Wingerd.
*Memorial Book given in memory of Vivian Zwink: I’m Not a Scaredy Cat, by Max Lucado, donated by the Robb Suiter family.
*Five Flats of Flowers for our Earth Day Outreach donated by Stutzmans Greenhouse.
*Memorial Books: A Treasury of Miracles For Friends, by Karen Kingsbury, Courageous World Changers: 50 True Stories of Daring Women of God, by Shirley Raye Redmond, and Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds, given by the Robb Suiter family in memory of Freda Helwig.
*Memorial Books: The Last Fighter Pilot written by Don Brown with Captain Jerry Yellin, and FLIGHT– “Discover the remarkable machines that made possible man’s quest to conquer the skies.” given in memory of Fred Clark by the Robb Suiter family.
*$100 in books given by the Cloverleaf 4-H club after delivering directories from Golden Belt Telephone (and giving $100 to the Building Fund). Click here to see the titles and post.
*$500 gift for Library needs from an anonymous donor.
*Memorial book: Keeping Love Alive As Memories Fade in honor of Paula (Barstow) Walker, from the Robb Suiter family.
*Calendar pages & chocolates from SJN Bank of Kansas.
*24 Pairs of Sesame Street Socks from OutOfPrint.com for the Kansas Reads to PreSchoolers Program!
*Children’s Books given by Bruce & Eileen Loomis in memory of Joyce Loomis— Someplace to Call Home by Sandra Dallas, a Kansas story taking place during the Great Depression- and The Shy Little Kitten, in remembrance of Joyce’s love of kittens, especially “Tuffy!”
*$50 prize from the Stafford County Fair for the Bucket Beautification Challenge! Added to our Building Fund.
*$1,000 from Dollar General for our 2019 Summer Reading program!
*$50 donation from Pratt Walmart for our 2019 Summer Reading party .
*T-Shirts for Summer Reading from Zenda Public Library.
*$100 from Kansas Wildscape for our 2019 OK Kids Program.
*$25 from Great Bend Walmart for our 2019 OK Kids Program.
*Wildflower Seeds– donated by Tractor Supply Company, Pratt, KS for our 2019 OK Kids Program.
*Books given in memory of Zeus, by Jody Suiter: Elle & Coach, Raising a Hero
*Magazine subscription from Debbie Suiter.
*Children’s book: A Crack in the Track, given in memory of Edgar Hake, Eileen Loomis’ father, by Eileen & Bruce Loomis.
*Children’s books given in memory of Grayce Lucas: Falling Up, given by granddaughter, Emily Lucas, and Miss Fannie’s Hat, given by the Robb & Jody Suiter family.
*Memorials to the Building Fund in honor of Jetta Wellman given by: Rodger & Connie Grizzell, Mary Ellen Soldan, Don & Sybil Vosburgh, Linda Lamb, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Dennis & Deena Dutton, Kent & Connie Lamb, Mark Lamb, Jamie Keyes, Kirk & Debbie Grizzell, Mark & Doris Tompkins, Delores Phillips, Macksville VIP Center, Gary & BJ Nelson, Fie & Martha Loy, Ron & Arnita Schultz, Mary Ann Soerries, Donna Maxwell, Janet Ferguson, J.A. & S.A. Wilson, Tom Ostrander, Joan Fleming, Lillian Tompkins, Brad Tompkins & Michelle Serra.
*Children’s Books in memory of Jetta Wellman… Thank You, God, for Rain, A Very Thankful Prayer, and God Gave Us Grateful Hearts. Given by the Robb Suiter family.
*$100 donation from Pratt Walmart for our 2018 Summer Reading party.
*$200 grant from the Kansas Wildscape Foundation for our O.K. Kids program.
*$50 from Great Bend Walmart for flower pots & paints to make toad abodes for our O.K. Kids program.
*$1,000 from Dollar General for our 2018 Summer Reading Program!
*Memorials to the Building Fund in Karen Wellman’s memory given by the following: Mike & Jana Lamb, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Rodger Grizzell, Randy & Debbie Suiter, Lance & Joyce Miller, Mary Ellen Soldan, SJN Bank of Kansas, Roger Wellman, Nelda Satterlee, Don & Sybil Vosburgh, Lenny & Donna Gales, Linda Lamb, Mark & Cathy Esfeld, Jeannie Aves, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Gary & Nina Seibert, Ned & Lyn Oak, Dean & Vicki Kinzie, Dennis & Deena Dutton, John & Lynn Penny, Jeff & Angela Ediger family, Gerald Bowman, Kent & Connie Lamb, Bill & Nancy Mattingly, USD 351, Kirk & Debbie Grizzell, Tracy & Debra Bright, Toby & Sheri Holmes family & kids, Denise Dohrman, Ronald & Connie Lynn, John & Iva Lou Dunn, Mark & Doris Tompkins, Lola Waters and Matthew, Delores Phillips, Jane Oeser, Dave & Darlene Klug, Leonard & Lisa Klug, Karen Spencer, Gary & BJ Nelson, Mark & Kathy Schepers, Betty Wood, Darrell & Natalie Wood, Mike & Marcia Johnson, Yolette Miller, Fiedellas & Martha Loy, Betty C. Linton, Kristy Beran and Hanna & Sarah, Ron & Arnita Schultz, Maurine Stimatze, Mary Ann Soerries, Nancy Mattingly, Kristy Beran, Hannah & Sarah, John & Vicky Clark, George & Debbie Susoeff, Glen & Cindy Wood.
*Books given by the Robb & Jody Suiter family: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? given in honor of Karen Wellman, Florence Nightingale in honor of Bunny Giles, and Three Little Dinosaurs given in memory of Julie Tomlianovich.
*$2,000 grant from the South Central Community Foundation for our Stafford County Smiles Program.
*Thanks to all who gave memorials in honor of Doug Lamb… a farmer who strove to ‘sow seeds’ for future generations: Leon & Nora Sanders, Norman & Bonnie McVey, Eula Lock, Max & Winona Perkins, Randy & Debbie Suiter, Bill & Joni Bunker, Rodger & Carolyn Grizzell, Dick & Donnitta Plowman, Dale & Christie Pacey, Chester & Fay Fairbank, Adela Banks, Raymond & Donna Zimmerman, George & Debbie Susoeff, Kenneth & Suzanne Schei, Santa Fe Trail Auto Club, Stan & Sharon McAhren, Ryan & Sheila Witt, David & Kay Banks, Tom & Marilyn Tucker, Thomas & Donna Stejskal, Dean & Vicki Kinzie, Kenny Kisner, Alan & Janet Schlesener, Delmer Shenold, Kirk Shenold, Kathy Mertens, K.C. & Beverly Fenwick, Constance Jones, Paul & Betty Jo Gilkison, Kevin Gilkison, Joe & Donna Butcher, Rocky & Kimberly Jo Fairbank, Greg Eller, First National Bank in Cimarron, Craig & Donita Fisher, Matthew Busche & Tamra Banks, Douglas & Margaret Graebner, Milton & Darlene English, Rick & Toni Stimatze, Lola Mae Gilkison, Larry & Cindy Ryan, Mr. & Mrs. Donald Smith, Ron & Arnita Schultz, Harry & Dorothy Stites, Vernon Fouse, Shirley Fouse, Steven & Linda Kephart, Jacob & Shirley Roenbaugh, Dennis & Deena Dutton, Rick & Danette Russell, Phil Nusser, Margaret Waters, Eric Waters, Rudolph & Madge Pauls, David Ellis, Jr., Corey & Lisa Weber, Troy & Angie Hanson, Bill & Jill Watkins, Vicki Perez, Kay Hemphill, Everett & Jo Hudson, Tad & Shannon Tranbarger, Lola Waters & Matthew, SJN Bank of Kansas, Sam & Sharon Crissman family, Ron & Timarie Walters, Merlene Baird, Gilbert & Ruby Manke, Wilbur & Shirley Wood, Richard & Kristy Stalcup, Glen & Cindy Wood, Bill & Okema Shaw, Nicholas & Kaylee Keen, Kevin & Vera Schultz, Carolyn Crotts, Ned & Lyn Oak family, Mike & Jana Lamb, Eugene & Judy Seibert, Don Zook, Ron & Roberta Seiler, Jean Fanshier, Jerry & Ruth Miller, Chad & April Cleveland, Karen Wellman, Don & Sybil Vosburgh, Jeannie Aves, Karen Spencer, Mary Ellen Soldan, Gary & Nina Seibert, Les & Barb Deighton, David & Tracy Deighton, Tracy & Deb Bright, Dale & Sara Deighton, Mark & Dayna Smith, Brian Davis, Kevin Davis, Wayne Miller, Fred & Bobby Clark, Kurt & Beth Keesling, Jody & LuAnn Brister, Kelly & Debbie Kephart, John & Tacy Hamm, Lance & Joyce Miller, Teddy & Carol Gingrich family, Rick & Janet Hudson, Kirk & Debbie Grizzell, Doyle & Peggy Wilson, Mr. & Mrs. Larry Tranbarger, Gary, Rita, Emma & Weston Stimatze, Glenn & Ronda Monaghan, Tracy Monaghan, Jessica Petty, Darrell & Natalie Wood, Rosie Cooper, Clinton & Bonnie Russell, Robert & Dedria Ashworth, Fiedellas & Martha Loy, Delores Phillips, Merwin & Lenna Frye, Dennis & Doris Rice, Greg & Marilyn Giles, Clayton & Barbara Grimmett, Richard & Mary Bates, Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Welch, Kent & Connie Lamb family, Dan & Marcia Suiter, VIP Senior Center, Kurt & RoAnn Fairchild, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Jim & Geneva Piland, FT Larned Sams, Lillis Stambaugh, Mr. & Mrs. Lee Titus, Allen & Kristy Kugler, Larry & Reba Adams, Virginia Russell, Gary & Lynette Curtis, Charles & Elaine Woolf, Donald & Shelly Piland, Marvin & Eunice Proctor, Lorene Froetschner, James & Meribeth Busenbark, Gerald & Heidi Goodman, Mark & Cynthia Keenan, John & Gwen Keyser, Robert & Rosemarie Rein, Kenny & Charlene Keen, Troy & Alisa Fisher, Dean & Donna Hanken, Ed & Marjory Scheufler, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Blain & Janette Hildreth, Dennis Hildreth, Nancy & Steve Anderson, Cleone Stewart, Jim & Kathy Clark, Logan & Kathryn McAllister, Galyn & Janet Devore, Justin & Karen Vosburgh, Jim & Cibyl Ronen, Joe & Marcene Butler, Dick & Nancy Bixler
*Consumer Reports 2018 subscription given by Debbie Suiter.
* Books given in memory of Uncle Doug Lamb by the Robb & Jody Suiter family (Second Suns, An Invisible Thread, Take it From Me, and Roughneck Grace)
*”Thanks” to all who supported the Barbecue Benefit : Mary Bates & Jessica Coyle of JT Café, Cloverleaf 4-H, Eileen Loomis, Lynn Suiter, Deb Maseberg, Mary Ellen Soldan, Karen Spencer, Janet Hudson, Audrey Wright, Debbie Susoeff, Nicole Adams, Linda Pence, Jeannie Aves, and Linda & Rob Murrow for their donations of food and service! Plus, THANKS to all who gave to the Addition Fund.
*Book Donations from: Nicole Adams, Vickey Hall, Jeff Mildren, Ned & Lyn Oak, Hamilton & Robin Bock, Paul & Cheryl Skalsky, Dennis & Cindy Kephart, Hank Barstow, Marcia Suiter, Lyn Fenwick, Lance Lickiss, and Laurie Watkins.
*$100 from Pratt Walmart for our 2017 Summer Reading Program!
*Summer Reading Snacks from our local Girl Scout troop… sharing the generosity of others to benefit our community!
*$1,000 from Dollar General for our 2017 Summer Reading Program!
*$2,500 America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation given by Monsanto, thanks to SF County Farmers, Justin & Karen Vosburgh ($1,500 used for technology and programming & $1,000 added to our Building Fund!)
*$100 book donation given by Elaine Frack… instead of flowers that fade…
*Children’s book- Digger and Daisy Go to the Doctor given by the Robb Suiter family…”In memory of Janice Nusser…. courageous and strong, her light shines on…”
*$1,500 from Dollar General for our 2016 Summer Reading Program!!!
* Many boxes of yummy Girl Scout cookies for our Summer Reading Program from Troop #12!
*$100 from Pratt Walmart for our 2016 Summer Reading Program
*3 Roller Coaster books given by Elaine Frack, and the book, The Roller Coaster Kid, given by the Robb Suiter family, in memory of Larry Frack.
*Book “Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs” donated by the Robb Suiter family in honor of Blanche Hodson Hawes.
*”Thank You” Plate (loaded with cookies!) from the Cloverleaf 4-H club
*MHS Yearbooks from Connie Grizzell.
*Macksville Yearbooks, photos, and memorabilia from Elaine (Hudson) Frack.
*Memorial in honor of Karen (Tucker) Coblentz from Sherry (Prescott) Heyen.
*Building fund gift in memory of Darlene Mathes from Doug and Linda Lamb.
*Building fund gift in memory of Charles E. Parks given by Fie and Martha Loy.
*Peggy Susoeff is dearly missed at our little library; thank you for memorials given by: JR Swartz, Tracy & Debbie Bright, Delores Phillips, VIP Center, Jim McClure, Karen Spencer, Lola & Matthew Waters, Doyle & Peggy Wilson, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Mike & Jana Lamb, Doug & Linda Lamb, Carey & Pat Haner, Joyce Suiter, Randy & Debbie Suiter, Don & Carol Peterson, Glen & Cynthia Wood, Rick & Janet Hudson, Troy & Audrey Wright, Freda Helwig, Larry & Carol Tranbarger, Karen Wellman, Mary Ellen Soldan, G.S. Decker, Robb & Jody Suiter family and Bruce & Eileen Loomis.
*Building fund gifts in memory of Dudley Emmons were given by: Glen & Cynthia Wood, Darrell & Natalie Wood.
*Those who gave memorials to our building fund in honor of Ralph Soldan: Zora Anderson, Dan & Faye Aves, Jeannie Aves, Bob & Marcia Bayless, Hal Berkley, Gerald & Kay Jean Bowman, Merle & Ann Eva Buckbee, Paul & Debbie Carroll, Alma Christenson & Cathy, Connie , Carma & Chris, Clay & Bonnie Christenson, Terry & Carol Christian, Les & Barb Deighton, David & Tracy Deighton, Dale & Sara Deighton, Tracy & Deb Bright, Mark & Dana Smith, Patsy Gullett, Doug & Linda Lamb Kent & Connie Lamb Mike & Jana Lamb, Ron & Connie Lynn, Bet & Jeanette McCormick, Lance & Joyce Miller, Ned & Lyn Oak, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Don & Carol Peterson, Delores Phillips, Ron & Arnita Schultz, Gary & Nina Seibert, St John Natl. Bank, officer, directors & staff, Everett Sowers & Marilyn Koch, Karen Spencer, Gary & Maurine Stimatze, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Joyce Suiter, Robb Suiter family, Bill & Cinda Unruh, Don & Sybil Vosburgh, Lola & Matthew Waters, Rick & Barbara White, Doyle & Peggy Wilson, Glen & Cynthia Wood, Wilbur & Shirley Wood, Chuck & Elaine Woolf.
*Memorials for Wayne Spencer went towards our building fund. Wayne had a special place in his heart for children and for the Macksville community. The addition to the library will be a visible way to continue his legacy of caring and helping others. Those who gave memorials are: Robert & Dedria Ashworth, Norma Jean Aves, Charles & Julie Bissell, Gerald & Kay Jean Bowman, Church of the Cross- Salina, KS, Fred & Bobby Clark, Kennie & Margery Clark, Jack & Linda Cooley, G.S. Decker, Kirk & Debbie Grizzell, Wanda Lee Grizzell, Pat Gullett, John & Tacy Hamm, David Harter, Freda Helwig, Rick & Janet Hudson, Milton John, Kenneth & Charlene Keen, Doug & Linda Lamb, Bruce & Eileen Loomis, Fie & Martha Loy, Macksville Fire Department, Gregg & Deborah Maseberg, Jerry & Ruth Miller, Mitch & Lisa Minnis, Jerry & Kaye Paden, Jim & Geneva Piland, Gerald Prescott, Ron & Arnita Schultz, Emerson & Jan Shields, Ralph & Mary Ellen Soldan, Ron & Marti, Ronbo, Ryan and Holly Spencer, Joe & Laura Stimatze, Adrian & Lynn Suiter, Joyce Suiter, Robb & Jody Suiter family, Larry & Carol Tranbarger, VIP Center, Henry & Lee Walker, Lola Waters and Matthew, Karen Wellman, Jerry & Jan Williamson, Doyle & Peggy Wilson, Rita Wilson, Glen & Cindy Wood, Wilbur & Shirley Wood, Troy & Audrey Wright family, Eric & Kim Hatch, Lynn & Jean Rundle, Kathy Kopfman, Ray & Judy Hutson, James & Valorie Higgins, Janice Higgins, Nancy Smith, Bill & Elsie Schaben, George & Debra Susoeff, Peggy Susoeff, Rita Gross, Clifford Moon, Roland & Janel Martin, Eileen Schmutz, Beverly Fenwick, Joann Patterson, Marvin Cossaart, David & Patricia Mills, Bobby & Linda Higgins, Bill & Charlene Spencer, Raymond Jr. Swartz, Alan & Roz Crane.
*$700 from the South Central Community Foundation for Fire Safety Programming and “Maintain Don’t Gain.”
*$100 Donation from the Macksville Recreation Commission to provide prize money for our Maintain Don’t Gain Program.
*$1,500 Summer Reading Grant from Dollar General!!!
*Stafford County Reading Challenge BINGO supporters: Bookends, Hutchinson; El Roys Pizza, Stafford; Quivira Insurance, Stafford; The Country Store, Macksville; Ida Long Goodman Library, Nora E. Larabee Library, Macksville City Library, & Macksville School Libraries. (Kindle Fire, Kindle White, gift certificates, books, money & prizes!)
*$120 Grant for Summer Reading Prize books from the State Library
*$80 donation for our 2014 Summer Reading Party from Pratt Walmart
*$130 grant + 30 shirts from the Kansas Wildscape Foundation for our Animal Program.
*$630 Grant from the South Central Community Foundation for “Maintain Don’t Gain” programming for adults & “Drink Think” programming for MGS.
*Kansas Dental Association; Dr. Joe Rosenberg, DDS; Dr. Grant Ringler: all donated toothbrushes for our Drink Think programming! Volunteers for Drink Think programming: Terri Renfro & Nutrition/Wellness students, Becky Filbert, Carolyn Dunn, Sydney Blanton (plus t-shirts from Stafford County EcoDevo), Byoung Lee, June Miller, Debbie Suiter, & Eileen Loomis.
*$805.90 Grant from the Golden Belt Community Foundation– for electronic readers for the library (a Kindle, a Nook, and an iPad), plus accessories and applications.
*Handcrafted stand and loaner table from Doug Lamb for our AWE Learning Station.
*$1,889.15 Summer Reading Grant from Dollar General!!!!!
*$130 grant + 30 shirts from the Kansas Wildscape Foundation for our Bird Program
*$75 donation for our 2013 Summer Reading Party from Pratt Walmart
*Scenic stove door painting by Don Tillery, given by Farol Tillery.
*Book donations from: Jackie Wingerd, Barb Deighton, Kayla Clowers, Dauna Herman, Dan Filbert, Peggy Susoeff, Freda Helwig, Tessa Lickiss, Lance Lickiss, Chris McMullen, Pat Scheck, Linda Murrow, Nicole Adams, Jim Doran, Gerald Bowman, Charles E. Parks, and Pat Gullett.
*Memorial Book: The Little Red Hen given by Jody Suiter in honor of Jane Mease.
*$500 grant from South Central Community Foundation for Maintain Don’t Gain and My-Plate healthy programming.
*$2,000 Summer Reading Grant in 2012 from Dollar General
*$75 donation for our 2012 Summer Reading Party from Pratt Walmart
*Art books from the DUC Library Program
*Memorial book for Brynlin Sanders from the Bruce & Eileen Loomis family.
*Money for children’s books in memory of Marcie Satterlee from Paulette Miller.
*$2,500 from America’s Farmers Grows Communities made possible by Justin & Karen Vosburgh.
*GUMC Sunday School Kids- Two children’s books, one in memory of Marcie Satterlee and one in memory of Brynlin Sanders.
*Thanks to Secret Santas everywhere who support our library & our town in so many ways!
*Book Donations from: Larry & Reba Adams, Shirley Wood, Carolyn Breitenbach, Freda Helwig, Gerald Bowman, & Deb Maseberg.
*Thanks to Larry & Lyn Fenwick for their amazing Oz presentation & books for the library.
*Thanks to Dan Renfro & O.K.Kids for making our ROCK program possible!
*For Macksville’s 125th celebration: We received a Programming Grant from SCKLS for our Author Talk and Family Literacy Program. Thanks to the MHS Kays and Kayettes for volunteering their time and talents at both events. (especially Diego, Lezlie & Rachael for acting skills!) Thanks to the Christian Church for the loan of the chairs & puppet theatre, and to the Susoeff’s & co. for delivering them to the library and park. Thanks to Deb Smith and Rosewood for the quilt which was raffled off to help library addition fund. Thanks to Melissa E. for reading the Spanish version of Little Red and to Mike & Kelly B. for reading another Little Red in dialogue style. Thanks to the MHS art classes for the awesome artwork display! And, thanks to Kathy H., Audrey A., Lynn S., Jill W., Robb S., and many others who assisted and supported this endeavor in so many ways! And, last but not least, thanks to Cheryl Unruh for her participation and the donation of books for the library & door prizes!
*Summer Reading Grant from Dollar General for $1,352.79. We were able to purchase: a book cart, fun craft materials, inflatable globes for each child, and MANY amazing biography books!!!!
*Books and headphones from local author, Charley Neely.
*$60 from the Pratt Walmart for Summer Reading!
*$100 from Macksville’s Girl Scout Troop 12 for Summer Reading!
*Book donations from: Gerald Bowman, Freda Helwig, and Barb Garcia.
*Memorials for Elna Rothrock from: Norma Smith; Gregg & Deborah Maseberg; Bruce & Eileen Loomis; Joy Cudney; Hamm Bash; Chad & April Cleveland; Ed & Norma Fox; John & Leslie Green; Bill & Laura Maskus; Nelda Satterlee; Hamm Bash; Les & Barb Deighton; David & Tracy Deighton; Tracy & Deb Bright; Mark & Dana Smith; Dale & Sara Deighton; Janet Marriott; Wayne & Karen Spencer; Hamm Auction & Real Estate; Marvin & Delores Phillips; Rita Sundet; Kirk & Debbie Grizzell; Wilbur & Shirley Wood; Chester & Wanda Lee Grizzell; Don & Carol Peterson; Darrell & Natalie Wood; Doug & Linda Lamb; Wilbert Bevan; Rick & Janet Hudson; Adrian & Lynn Suiter; Robb & Jody Suiter; Ron & Arnita Schultz; Johnston & Eisenhauer; Laubhan & Harbert, LC; Dale & Grayce Lucas; Wayne & Yolette Miller; Sharon Brack; Kent & Connie Lamb; Larry & Lyn Fenwick; Charles & Betty Sulzen; Leroy & Constance Graham; Mike & Arlene Casey; Joe & LuAnn Klein; Kathleen & Dean Hemphill; Bevery Baker, Mike & Ben. Elna loved children, and this money will be used for children’s books and programming, honoring her memory and benefitting our youth for generations to come!
*Memorial for Marcia Koeppen from Leonard & Shirley Bayer.
*Memorials for Keith O’Connor (MHS class of 1939) from Nancy Bascom Crosby and Linda Capriola.
*$750 grant for Healthy Kids Programming from the South Central Community Foundation (used for books, a camera, boombox, cds, & food samples for multiple programs for the MGS pre-K and Kindergarten classes). Healthy Kids programming also possible thanks to: Stafford County Health Dept (for food pyramid and food examples), Amy Collins- KSU Extension Agent (guest reader & provided a dairy snack for the kids), Mary’s Kitchen (for paper sample cups), Vickie James- with Healthy Kids Challenge (for ideas & game/instructional materials) Eileen Loomis & Debbie Susoeff for time & assistance.
*Memorials for Lori Lamb (MHS class of 1977) from Bill & Jill Watkins, Cloverleaf 4-H Club, and the GUMC Sunday School Class.
*Interlibrary Loan Donation from Aaron B.
*Prizes, books, and/or money donations for summer reading from: Rita Wilson, Thomas Urban, Karen Spencer, Rick Hudson, Barb Garcia, and Amy Hageman.
*Snacks for Summer Reading from Library Board Members: Jon Z., Audrey W., Audrey A., Jack N., Karen S., Kathy H., and Debbie S. 🙂
*$1551.86 Grant from Dollar General for the 2010 Summer Reading Program!
*$25 from the Pratt Walmart for 2010 Summer Reading Supplies
*Colorful planters out front- courtesy of STUCO and their SCCF grant.
*Donation of Videos from the Kinsley Library
*Book donations from Dauna Herman, Narissa Stevenson, Freda Helwig (along with a plant for the library), Kathy Harvey, Kayla Clowers, Lloyd Gallimore, Barb Garcia, Gerald Bowman, Dorothy Sparks (along with Macksville map donations), Matthew Waters, Jana Lamb, and others (see below).
*$50 from Pratt Walmart for 2009 Summer Reading supplies
*$1030 grant from SCCF to purchase our message board sign and picnic table!
*Time and talents of wonderful volunteers during the Summer Reading program– (hope I remember everyone!)–Debbie Suseoff, Eileen Loomis, Debbie Suiter, Yaz, Karissa, Stefany, Ailin, Rebekah, Alaina, Amy, and all the ‘Moms’ who helped out!
*Thanks to Spencers and SCKLS for funds to purchase tote bags for Summer Reading 2009!
*$500 grant from the South Central Community Foundation for a book shelf and books about one room schoolhouses
*Memorial in Celebration of Doug and Linda Lamb’s 50th Wedding Anniversary given by Larry and Lyn Fenwick
*Memorial in Celebration of Adrian and Lynn Suiter’s 50th Wedding Anniversary given by Larry and Lyn Fenwick
*Matching grant from SCKLS enabling us to purchase a second patron computer and a staff computer
*Summer reading T-shirts sponsored by Davis Plumbing -2008
*First aid kit, yearbooks, and flashlights given by Wayne and Karen Spencer
*Used book donations given by: Cindy Wood, Brenda Adams, Matthew Waters, Shelley Evans, Hunter Waters, Peggy Suseoff, Gerald Bowman, Debbie Suseoff, Margaret Swartz, the Trousdale Methodist Church, Deb Smith, Gina Greene, Lynn Suiter, Susanne Stanley, Karson Waters, Katrina Waters, and other generous donors.
*Christmas decorations & Little Red Riding Hood doll given by Jetta Wellman
*New books given by: GUMC Sunday School class
*United States flag given by the Girls Scouts, troop #50012
*Carpentry work performed by Mr. Maseberg
*Toys/prizes for summer reading from Sybil Vosburgh
*Money given on behalf of the now disbanded Contemporary Homemakers club
*Special thanks to those who gave money to the library in memory of Irabel Oak. The money has been used to purchase books that our book budget could not afford, and it has been a wonderful way to honor a woman who treasured books and wholeheartedly supported her community. Thank you! These gifts will benefit many generations to come!