When you invest in the library, you invest in our community.

Public funding only provides the core operations for the library and private support greatly enhances library services. Every year at this time the Foundation renews our annual commitment to the library with a significant gift, made possible by donors like you.

Since 1990, the year we formed, the Duluth Library Foundation has gifted over $900,000 to our library—supporting library programs of all kinds, purchasing thousands of new books and materials, implementing new technologies, and launching the Every Child Ready Duluth initiative.

We’re not stopping there. Our year-end goal is to reach the $1 million milestone of total gifts to the library and we need your help! Looking ahead, library manager Carla Powers shared that Foundation gifts, in addition to the purchase of new books and materials, will help to support:

  1. Educational programs that serve all ages, from birth to older adults.
  2. Events that enrich the community with inspiration and entertainment.
  3. Library resources that strengthen and expand economic opportunities.

Your gifts are hard at work every day at the library. 

Your gift, no matter what size, makes it possible for the library to continue its role as a vital resource for books, digital items, and critical programs for our community.

Give Now to Reach $1 Million!

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