Activities

The Association will work toward the overall enhancement of the Bloomsburg University Library programs by:

  • Sponsoring special projects, which have been identified by the Library and which are in concert with the goals and the mission of the Library and the University.
  • Maintaining a website and providing other material to members and the community, informing them of Library and FOBULA events and activities. 
  • Hosting annual fundraising events (such as the book sale) and programs which bring members of the community to the Library and promote its activities to the schools of the region.
  • Working to encourage and support the acquisition of books, diaries, letters and other historically valuable material from people of the region.
  • Encouraging businesses and corporations to donate materials and/or funds that will support the academic programs of the University.
  • Hosting an annual Author’s dinner at the Library to raise funds for programs and attract new members.
  • Sponsoring campaigns for unique projects that would not generally be supported by university funds.
  • Providing student scholarships to enhance their academic pursuance.

Fobula Projects Financed

 

1870 Map of Bloomsburg

Alumni Magazine, 1894-1975

Films and Reel-to-Reel tapes: 22 films and 8 tapes

Student newspaper, 1976-1985

Yearbooks, 1969 & 1972

 

Archival supplies for the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Collection

George Keller contracts and photographs

Henry Carver grave marker for Denver cemetery

Microfilm of Columbia and Northumberland County newspapers (36 reels)

Union Army Civil War rosters for Pennsylvania (4 volumes)

 

Catawissa News-Item, 1915

Columbian, 1898

Democratic Sentinel, 1872-1879

Star of the North, 1850-1859

Voice, 2005-2007

 

Prizes for library surveys

Refreshments for Exam Week

Textbook Scholarships

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