Members of the Rosa Shattuck Circle are those who give $1,000 or more to the library. Rosa Shattuck, a Berkeley pioneer who believed libraries change lives and make a community strong, secured the funding and donated the land for Berkeley’s first permanent public library in 1903. She continued to support the Berkeley Public Library for the rest of her life.
Special benefits for our Rosa Shattuck donors — Invitations to the annual Rosa Shattuck Circle reception and other special gatherings throughout the year • Advance notice of programs and author events • Annotated selections of Fiction Set In Berkeley by Sayre Van Young • Listing in the Foundation’s Donor Report • The joy of knowing you are providing critical resources for library excellence and innovation!
Rosa Shattuck Circle Reception @ The Commons in Central Library, 2018
Rosa Shattuck Circle Reception @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch, 2017
Rosa Shattuck Circle Reception @ West Branch, 2016