Library Lets Loose – Virtual Edition

Join Honorary Hosts Cindy Wallis-Lage and Kent Lage, on September 12 for Johnson County Library’s signature fundraising event, Library Lets Loose – as they embrace the virtual experience this year!

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

Time: 7 – 9 pm (6:30 pm virtual Welcome Reception)

Register Here!

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

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

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

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

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

$1,500 Newbery Level
Joan & Bert Berkley Blue Heron Foundation
The Clark Enersen Partners
Creative Planning
Mark and Nancy Gilman
McCownGordon Construction, LLC
PGAV Architects
Rick and Denise Mills
Sapp Design Architects
Shawnee Mission Post
Stepp & Rothwell Inc.
Turner Construction Company

$750 Edgar Level
Erwin and Phyllis Abrams
Baker & Taylor
Chris Anderson and Lyn Buckley
Jon and Sarah Baum
Gary and Lynne Brown
Ava and Mike Christie
Rich and Morgan Cook
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC
Zack and Susan Hangauer
Nancy Hupp
JE Dunn
Johnson County Community College Foundation
Kansas Gas Service
Paul and Suzanne Koontz
Brad Korris and Missy Bruhn
Asher and Audrey Langworthy
Olathe Public Schools
Amy and John Ruo
Greg and Stephanie Stollsteimer
Titan Built, LLC

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

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

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

For sponsorship information, contact: Stephanie Stollsteimer, stollsteimers@jocolibrary.org

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

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