Support Your Library

Seattle loves its libraries. They enrich the lives of everyone in our community, regardless of age or economic circumstance. Donating to The Seattle Public Library Foundation is a way for people who believe in the power of public libraries to change lives and to help keep our Library strong. Learn more in our Case for Support.

Thanks for GivingBIG to the Library!

The Seattle Foundation’s annual day for community-wide giving was a huge success for area non profits, even despite some technical glitches. Thank you to everyone that persevered during the first week of May to make your gifts happen!

We had overwhelming support from the community, with 1,678 donors collectively giving $213,236.68. Counting our match for reaching 1,200 donors, we raised $218,236.68! WOW! Thank you to the amazing generosity of our community and for showing your Library love by standing up to be counted. Every donor counts, and you make our work happen. What’s even more amazing is that this doesn’t count our share of the stretch pool, or employer matches.

Thanks to everyone that GaveBIG to support all the great resources and services that the Library provides for everyone in our community. Donations will buy new picture books for children, fund summer learning programs in our libraries, acquire more ebooks, CDs and DVDs – and much more!

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