The Foundation, in collaboration with the Friends of the Library, directly support and supplement the work of the library through monetary gifts and volunteer assistance.
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit incorporated in 1958.
The foundation welcomes gifts, bequests, grants, and property of any kind, for the use and benefit of the Grand Island Public Library.
Over the past 50+ years, the Grand Island Public Library Foundation has met a variety of our library’s specific needs with complete or partial funding, including:
- Summer Reading and other early childhood literacy programs
- Purchase of books, audio-visual, and online materials
- Technology such as the Aladdin Rainbow Text Reader
- Capital Campaign for Library renovation and expansion