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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.


Save the Date for GiveBIG – Coming May 10! 


May 10th marks the seventh year of GiveBIG, The Seattle Foundation’s annual community giving program. It’s a big day for us at the Foundation because we have raised a special $50,000 fund that will match our GiveBIG gifts. This year, give $100 or more through GiveBIG and you’ll be invited to a special backstage tour of the Central Library. You can start making gifts on April 27; our goal is securing 1500 donors by midnight on May 10.



Harriet Bullitt Donates Edward Curtis’ ‘The North American Indian’ to the Library

Philanthropist Harriet Bullitt has donated her rare collection of Edward S. Curtis’ “The North American Indian” to The Seattle Public…

Norcliffe Challenge Completed!

We did it!  Thanks to more than 500 generous donors, The Seattle Public Library Foundation completed the Norcliffe Challenge—raising $3.5…

Microsoft Grants New Software Licenses to the Library

In 2016, Microsoft made a generous donation of computer software licenses to the Library through The Seattle Public Library Foundation.…

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