BENEFITING, PROMOTING, SUPPORTING, ENCOURAGING, AND ENHANCING THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OF THE LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY SINCE 1980.

A MESSAGE FOR THE COMMUNITY

The Library Foundation joins our friends and colleagues in Louisville and across the nation in the battle against overt and systemic racism. The Library Foundation staff, volunteers and donors understand that education and knowledge are powerful weapons against ignorance, hate and racism. By continuously advocating for public dollars and soliciting private donor dollars in support of the Louisville Free Public Library system, we are committed to ensuring the future of an institution vital in combating racism – an institution that serves all people in all areas of our community. Read More

A NOTE ON CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

The health and safety of our patrons is a primary concern for the Library Foundation. Therefore, in response to the current concerns about the COVID-19 virus, the Library Foundation has decided to cancel all Branch Out events until further notice. We will continue to follow the recommendations from the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness as well as state public health officials and will continue to keep you informed as we make decisions concerning future events. For more information on COVID-19 and LFPL programming, visit the Louisville Free Public Library website.
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The Library can help you stay informed, entertained, and engaged for FREE – without leaving home!

As you know, the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) has temporarily shut it’s doors, but during this time of uncertainty and social distancing, LFPL is still bridging the physical distance between us and allowing our community to continue to learn, to grow, and to engage. How can you help LFPL provide important and free services? Want a full list LFPL online resources?    Read On! 

The Library Foundation is celebrating 40 years!

Since 1980, the Library Foundation has supported the Louisville Free Public Library by raising private dollars to supplement public funding received by LFPL. Public dollars from state and local governments cover only a portion of the library’s expenses. It takes community members – like you – to add a margin of excellence that the community wants and needs in a library system.

Read what the Foundation has been up to for the past 40 years!

Page Turners Monthly Giving Program

KEEP THE PAGES TURNING WITH YOUR MONTHLY GIFT!

The Louisville Free Public Library is an essential resource for the entire community. Page Turners know that strong libraries equal strong communities. Help us to write the next chapter for the Louisville Free Public Library. Consider a $40 per month Anniversary Gift – Your anniversary gift will fund Early Literacy Initiatives, Summer Reading Programs, STEAM Programming, Adult Literacy Programs, Author Events, How-To Festival, New Books, Technology and Equipment and more!

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