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Eugene Public LIbrary

Eugene Public Library FoundationEugene, Oregon is home to an award-winning library much beloved by the community. Established in 1984, the Eugene Public Library Foundation has sought private support to improve the services and programs of our Library. The mission of the Eugene Public Library Foundation is to raise funds, develop advocates and provide other resources to enhance and perpetuate the quality of the Eugene Public Library.

The EPLF is gearing up to become more connected to you!
Let us know what you think of our new website and be our “Friend” or “Fan” on Facebook. You are a big part of the reason we have a fabulous Eugene Public Library. We can’t thank you enough, and want to let you know what’s going on from time to time. Thank you so much for your generous and continued commitment to information access, children’s literacy, and a more enlightened community.

Booked for the Evening 2013 – A huge success!

Thank you to all of our volunteers, guests, event partners and our amazing library staff for their help in creating a successful and enjoyable event for support of Young Adult Services in the Eugene Public Library.  Keep watching for the final results..coming soon! [more]

The Foundation Visits Women’sGift

We were delighted to be asked to speak at the monthly meeting of an organization called “Women’sGift” in March.  Accepting the initial invitation to speak, did not prepare us for the wonderful afternoon in store.  A lovely drive to a beautiful home with gracious hospitality was only surpassed by the size of the heart in […] [more]

3,122 library shelves named!

Members of the Eugene community continue to benefit from the opportunity to name a shelf. Thank to all of you, we now have 3,122 named shelves in the library. They all represent an important aspect of your lives, and they enhance our library too! Thank you for your help! Naming a library shelf only costs […] [more]

In the Spotlight
Thank you to our Donors and Partners!

Thank you to our Donors and Partners! The Foundation Board of Directors offer their sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to the Eugene Public Library Foundation over the years, since the beginning in 1984. Every gift of every size is important. Maintaining an excellent public library requires a strong partnership between private and public entities. […] [more]

Foundation funds Live Homework Help for another year!

With help from a Cressey Family Charitable Trust grant, the Eugene Public Library Foundation has been able to help the Eugene Library provide Live Homework Help for students of all ages. Students have access to live tutors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is also coordinated outreach to teachers, parents and caregivers, […] [more]

Ways to Support the Library
Foundation mugs are here!

These beautiful hot/cold travel mugs are available for your sipping pleasure.  The secure seal lid means you can sip and read in the Eugene Public Library.  Combine that with the .25 cent discount you will receive on any Café Novella beverage for the life of the cup, and you have a great bargain at $15 each. Choose red […] [more]

Leave a Legacy: One Percent for the Library Foundation

You’ve probably seen the banner in the downtown library when you stopped in recently. The One Percent for the Library campaign has begun to give everyone the opportunity to support the Eugene Public Library as a legacy. When you leave a gift in your estate plan to the Library Foundation, it will help support the […] [more]