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What’s New at the EPLF?

‘Booked for the Evening’ raises funds for Teen Center!

‘Booked for the Evening’ raises funds for Teen Center!

More than 230 community members ‘Booked’ themselves at the much-anticipated EPLF fall event, and enjoyed a delightful evening of food, entertainment, and conviviality at the Valley River Inn on September 22. Booked for the Evening, the EPLF’s annual fundraiser, attracted many new friends and supporters as well as a core community of library-lovers with its… Read More

Happy Birthday, Imagination Library of Eugene

Founded by Dolly Parton – Funded by Eugene Public Library Foundation In September, the Imagination Library of Eugene celebrated its 4th birthday. Four years of providing free books, mailed monthly to Eugene children aged 0–5. The books come straight to their door, cultivating a culture of literacy in our community. The program has grown astronomically! We… Read More

President’s Note

Dear Friends, A heartfelt thanks for supporting the Eugene Public Library. You helped make the 2017 Booked for the Evening event a smashing success. You also contributed throughout the year to help grow the library collection, promote childhood literacy, and support crucial community resources like Homework Help and Sensory Storytime, activities and outreach . Soon,… Read More

Foundation Presents Biggest Gift Yet to the Library

The Eugene Public Library works hard to expand, enhance and strengthen programs and services at Eugene Public Library. We are honored to join with our library to bring lifelong learning and enrichment to all Eugene residents. With the help of many generous donors and benefactors, the Foundation gift to the library increases every year. We… Read More

President’s Note

Dear Friends, What an honor to take up the chairmanship of this terrific organization! Many thanks to past President Don Churnside for his leadership, and for his continued support as a Foundation board member. Summer’s bounty isn’t limited to the farms surrounding our beautiful city. The library offers a variety of summer activities for just… Read More

Kids’ Book Reviews

Kids who receive Imagination Library books tell us what they think! Eli and Cody recently met at the Eugene Public Library to talk about their favorite books. The 4-year-old boys have been receiving Imagination Library books for about two years. Since the kick-off of Eugene’s Imagination Library chapter on Sept. 5, 2014, the program has… Read More

Library Staff Spotlight

Connie Bennett, Director of Eugene Public Library Connie Bennett has spent her life connecting people to information. Her journey has come full circle, starting with early memories of living in University of Oregon student housing, where her father completed his Ph.D. in physics; to Washington State, Africa, California, Texas, Costa Rica, Colorado, and finally “home”… Read More

President’s Note

Dear Friends, This is an exciting time for the Eugene Public Library Foundation, thanks to your donations. The second annual Imagination Library Luncheon took place at Valley River Inn on April 6th. More than 300 of you joined us to help continue this great program. The Register-Guard recently featured the Imagination Library in a front-page… Read More

Giving That Inspires

Giving that Inspires features our Eugene Public Library Foundation supporters whose time and energy have benefited our public library. The Eugene Public Library Foundation Board of Directors, Emeritus Board, and Staff humbly thank and honor our donors for their continued service and support of the Eugene Public Library and the programs that are funded through the Eugene Public… Read More

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