ANNE ARUNDEL, Md. — Anne Arundel County Public Library is attempting a extra everlasting strategy to get new folks into the library. On Saturday, they hosted their first-ever tattoo fundraiser.
Friends can decide from an array of literary-themed tattoos, with 40% of the earnings going towards funding all 16 library branches within the county. The occasion was in partnership with The Library Basis and an area tattoo store referred to as Fortunate Hen.
Christine Feldmann, the Director of Advertising and marketing and Communications for the library, says that the fundraiser was impressed by an identical occasion in Denver.
“Tattoo fundraisers have been round for a while, and lots of the tattoo studios within the space are concerned in supporting numerous components of the neighborhood,” mentioned Feldmann. “When growth coordinator, Gina Grove, obtained a tattoo accomplished at Fortunate Hen in November 2021, she thought, ‘Why not a library tattoo fundraiser?’ The idea for the occasion blossomed from there.”
The tattoos value between $100 to $600. For those who missed your likelihood, don’t be concerned. The library says that because of the store’s excessive demand, the library is already in talks of planning future occasions like this one.
Christine says that the beneficiant donations to the library enormously assist higher serve their neighborhood. “When the pandemic occurred, due to neighborhood donors, we have been in a position to arrange curbside pickup, outside Wi-Fi, and take and make craft kits for keen households. Donating to the library helps the neighborhood now and sooner or later.”