Beacon Street Diary blog

Thank you

If you have already responded to our fundraising mailing, we thank you. If you haven't gotten around to it yet, please consider donating online through our website or by mailing us your check.

Here are some of the things we accomplished in 2006:

Nearly 35,000 records cataloged in our online catalog.

Increase in Library use and patrons from October 2005-October 2006

  • 87% increase in new users/patrons who became borrowers
  • 63% increase in materials retrieved by staff members for patrons
  • 41% increase in photocopies made for patrons
  • 32% increase in books borrowed in person
  • 13% increase in patron visits

In the past two months, Peggy has represented the American Congregational Association to more than 600 people.

Jess has new and significant collections coming to the archives in 2007. We'll give you more details on these as we take possession.

Help us continue this work and more. Join us in fulfilling our dream of becoming "The Center for the Study of American Congregationalism".  We thank you again for your generosity.