Library Foundation


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The Champaign Public Library Foundation is committed to raising private funds to create a truly extraordinary library for our community. Your support can help create a library that excels at:

  • Nourishing the love of learning and reading
  • Making information and opportunity available to all
  • Bringing the whole community together

Choose how your gift is designated

  • Unrestricted Fund
  • The Studio at the Library
  • Douglass Branch
  • Children’s Programs & Collections
  • Home Libraries & Mother Goose on the Loose
  • Digital Collections
  • Fund for Excellence (Endowment)

Be a Star Donor

Be a Star Donor with a significant gift of $250, $500, or $1,000.

Memorial and honorary gifts

Honor or remember someone with your gift. A donation to the library is a meaningful way to remember the achievement, birthday, anniversary, or life of a friend or loved one. Every gift is acknowledged with a letter to the donor. Upon request, we will also notify the person being honored or the family of the person being remembered. Make a gift today!

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Foundation Board of Directors

President: David T. Whitford
Treasurer: Charles Lansford

Lynnette Dodds
Phillip Kalantzis-Cope
Pat Keenan
John Kelley
Liz McDonald
Molly Neiswender
Gail Rost
Ally Sehy
Thomas Ulen


Questions? Ask Us.