Our Work

Library Foundation supporters broaden the Library’s impact in the community.

+ 395%

…increase in the number of children getting library cards during the first 8 months of My First Library Card versus the prior two years.


Library Foundation advocacy helped earn $2.1M additional in the FY23 budget for materials, technology, maintenance, the library match, and support for the Do Your Homework @ the Library program.


…students received high-quality STEAM education through Library NExT the last two years.

Impact Areas

We strengthen communities by supporting and advocating for San Diego Public Libraries

Our support is focused on the areas most crucial to San Diegans’ success in school, in the workplace, and in the community.

From our Community

Our collaboration with the Library creates access points for so many more people to build thriving futures for themselves and their families.”

Sarah Burns
Director of Learning,
San Diego Workforce Partnership