More members of our community – individuals, corporations and foundations alike—are investing in our libraries and the crucial services they provide to our community. In seven years, the Library Foundation has raised nearly $10.5 million for the Library.

WHY I GIVE

“Planned giving allows me to have a lasting impact.”

“The Library was one of the first places I felt truly independent.”

“I moved to Charlotte and became a customer of the Library in 1990. Some of…
“I’ve been a lifelong reader and know all the opportunities our Library provides. It can…

“an annual neighborhood tradition”

“I got my first personal email address from the Library in the late 1980s, and…
“As a child in Columbus, GA, a trip to our library was to enter a…
“Our family strongly believes in encouraging everyone to read. The Library is one of the…
“I support the Foundation because I see the impact the Library has on our community,…
“My son Brennan and I are avid Library users. I always said if I could…
“I love our Library because I can reserve an e-book, attend a fascinating event with…
“I’m really proud to be a Library supporter and member of the Friends Council. I…

OUR DONORS

Generous contributions make the Library a place where everyone in our community can read, learn, and grow today and tomorrow. Our Library plays a central role in providing free access to information. It remains one of the last great equalizers in our rapidly diversifying world. Investments like yours help create the possibility of growth for the thousands we serve in our community from generation to generation.

CONNECTING WITH COMMUNITY

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