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.
Scholarship Competition Now Open
High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate in the Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship competition.
The competition asks students to write an essay about an individual, or group of individuals, from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of importance to the community at great personal, political or professional risk.
Essays must be submitted before March 15, and winners will be announced in June. One $5,000 scholarship and two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded.
News & Stories
The Rainier Beach Branch, which had been closed since August 2015 for building maintenance and interior renovations, is now re-opened!…
In November, the Foundation helped the Library host Startup Weekend EDU, which brought together a community of people focused on…
Kazuhiro “Kazu” Kibuishi is a Japanese–American graphic novel author and illustrator who is a rock star for young readers. Donations…