Library Support Groups

Library Foundations and Endowments | Friends of the Library

Library Foundations and Endowments

Santa Clara County Library District Foundation

The SCCLD Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides additional financial support for innovative programs to inspire reading.

This group provides the following type of support for the Santa Clara County Library District:

  • Materials for the learner participants of The Reading Program
  • Classes in Spanish to teach valuable computer skills
  • Bookmobile services including programs and Lunch at the Library
  • Innovative programs benefiting many, including at-risk youth and families in need

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Community Support

Two of our communities, Cupertino and Los Altos, have formed Library Foundations and Endowments in order to provide additional financial support for their local libraries.

These endowments provide the following type of support for their local libraries:

  • Furnishing newly renovated libraries
  • Financing additional hours of operation
  • Providing further funding for library materials

Find Out More:

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Friends of the Library

Would you like to take a more active approach to supporting your local library? Consider joining one of the Friends of the Library groups listed below! Each Friends group is independently operated to help support a local library through fundraising, volunteering, and awareness. Friends of the Library groups also invite the community to Used Book Sales, with proceeds supporting library services.

Learn more about your library's Friends of the Library group as well as Used Book Sales:

Friends of the Campbell Library

Friends of the Cupertino Library

Friends of the Gilroy Library

Friends of the Library of Los Altos

Friends of the Milpitas Library

Friends of the Morgan Hill Library

Friends of the Saratoga Libraries



Please visit our Donations page.

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