Current Fundraisers

Funraiser

The Pottstown Regional Public Library wants your help! The cost of running the library has increased drastically over the past 2 years, yet our funding from the state of Pennsylvania and our 4 local municipalities** has either remained the same or has been cut. Our staff is dedicated to our local community, therefore we want to make sure our doors are open for the next 100 years! 

Here’s a list of all the ways we are fundraising for 2022 and beyond! Keep checking back as this page will be updated throughout the year. 

**Changes by municipality

-Pottstown Borough: The borough is giving us the same 3%, but due to reduced tax income, the total amount given to the library can vary.  

-Lower Pottsgrove: Giving has remained the same with no increase or decrease. 

-Upper Pottsgrove: Cut funding  from $32,000 in 2020 to $5,000 in 2021.

-West Pottsgrove: Cut from $20,000 in 2019 to $10,000 in 2021. 

Thank you for considering helping!

More ways you can help!

-Monetary donations: Monthly, or ongoing donations are even better.

-Talk to your commissioner for your municipalities about how great the library is and ask them to consider increasing funding. 

-Participate in our monthly fundraisers.

-Let us know of any corporations in our area that are looking to give back to their community!

-Let our staff know how much you appreciate them! A kind word goes a LONG way when we are short staffed!

Candy Bars

Check out our Candy Bar fundraiser. Purchase your candy bars at the front desk the next time you stop in!

Flavors Subject to Availability: 
Solid Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Almond, Milk Chocolate Crispy, Milk Chocolate Caramel, Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter,  Milk Chocolate Toffee Almond, Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel, Milk Chocolate Pretzel, Solid Dark Chocolate, Dark Chocolate Coconut Custard, Dark Chocolate Mint, Dark Chocolate Lava Cake.

Cost: $2 each
           $3 for 2 bars
           $5 for 3 bars

Candybar fundraiser, $2.00 for 1 bar. $3.00 for 2 bars, $5.00 for 3 bars.

Cookie Walk

Cookie walk Dec. 1 7-9pm. Scan the QR Code to purchase tickets!

Join us to kick off the holiday season with a cookie walk at the library on December 1st from 7-9pm. Featuring Mount Laurel Brass Ensemble performing holiday music. 

Tickets are $25 and that gets you a tin to fill up with your favorite holiday cookies.

Can’t attend? We are accepting donations of cookies and monetary sponsorships.  

Email: cjohnson@mclinc.org with any questions. 

Visit this link to purchase your tickets!

Library Tumblers

Choose from two designs, we have tumblers available here at the library. 

  1. I have no shelf control
  2. Yes, I do need all these books. 

Both tumblers have our library logo on the back. 

Cost: 1 for $15
            2 for $25

Stop by the front desk and pick up your tumblers today. 

Library Tumblers 1for $15 or 2 for $25

Bonfire

Buy your library merch via Bonfire!

Check out our Bonfire page! Scan the QR code or click the link.

We will be having various designs on the page, so keep checking back for new/different items!

Gachapon

Our ongoing fundraiser is the gachapon!

What is Gachapon you ask? It’s a prize machine in our youth services department, that has a variety of prizes such as T-shirts, books, small stuffed animals, keychains, toys, and more! Prizes are updated regularly!

At the main circulation desk, you can purchase Gachapon token tickets.  

Token Prices:

  • 1 token – $0.50
  • 2 tokens – $1.00
  • 5 tokens – $2.00
  • 10 tokens – $4.00
  • 15 tokens -$5.00

Once you have your ticket, come to the Youth Services Department to exchange the ticket for a token to put in the machine and get your prize.  Tickets do not have to be redeemed the day they are purchased. 

If you want a custom coupon/ticket book inquire in the Youth Services Department. Cost will be for a book of 25 coupons plus $7.50 for processing. 

Gachapon fundraiser. Buy coupons to exchange for tokens to win prizes.

Library Bag!

For a minimum $5.00 donation you will receive a Pottstown Regional Public Library reinforced tote bag! Carry your holds home with style!

Ask the front desk for more information and to receive your bag!

Pottstown Library Honor Wall

Pottstown Regional Public Library is proud to announce a new “Honor Wall” display case located on the Main Floor of the library honoring local citizens and groups!

Special thanks goes out to Whitegate Contracting for the free installation of the Honor Wall. 

Special thanks also goes out to Howard and Shirley Kalis for getting the brass plaques polished and ready for installation. 

There are 54 Brass Plaques available for purchase to honor a person or a group of your choice. 

Stop in during library hours to view the Honor Wall and pick up a form from the front desk. 

Size & Price:
Large (Green form): $2000
Medium Tall (Pink form): $1000
Medium Short (Blue form): $500
Short (Yellow form): $200

Honor Wall Fundraising Opportunity. Contact the library for more information.

Coming Soon!

Here’s a list of fundraisers that are coming soon to Pottstown Regional Public Library! 

  • Borough Approved Leaf Bags – August to November
  • Holiday Book Tree – November 15th to December 31st
  • Brass Band Concert and Cookie Walk – December 1st