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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.


Thanks to you, we did it!

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The Seattle Public Library Foundation is excited to announce the completion of our anonymous $100,000 challenge match for the Endowment Fund for Children and Teen Programs.

The Endowment for Children & Teen Programs generates earnings each year that are used to support Library programs that help children learn – programs like Raising A Reader and the Global Reading Challenge that really spark a child’s interest in reading.

We couldn’t have done it without the more than 150 donors who stepped forward to meet this challenge. Thank you very much for helping us earn this wonderful match.


A Generous Family that Gives Back to the Community

Foundation donors Carolyn Rohr and Donovan Deakin both grew up in families that loved and used libraries.  So when they…

You Make a Gift, We Send the Card!

It’s that time again. Time to decide what to give mom, your brother-in-law, Great Aunt Nellie, and the rest of…

Scholarship Contest Now Open!

The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to announce the second year of the Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship.

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