What We Do

The City of Seattle provides funding for basic Library services. But The Seattle Public Library Foundation provides funding for additional resources, programs and services that take our library system to a new level of excellence.

With new and improved library facilities in every part of the city, demand for materials, public computers, and programs has skyrocketed. The Foundation funds important enhancements to the Library, such as added resources and programs for families, seniors, and those with special needs.

Funds donated to the Foundation are used to:

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