What We Do

What We Do

We Fund

Public libraries are community hubs for information, technology, cultural exploration, and community connection. The Library Foundation funds a variety of literacy projects, building improvements, and librarian-led innovations.

Reading Is

Reading Is Instrumental is the Library’s musical storytime series co-produced by the Library Foundation and the Berkeley Symphony. An all-star lineup reads favorite children’s books accompanied by symphonic musicians.

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We are actively establishing hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) literacy projects for all ages using the nationally acclaimed Cornerstones of Science model for public libraries.