Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Library Foundation

The mission of the Alhambra Civic Center Library Foundation is to support the enhancement of Library facilities, services, and programs and to establish a permanent Library endowment to benefit the citizens of the greater Alhambra area.


The primary goal of the Alhambra Civic Center Library Foundation is to obtain the resources necessary to augment Library services that enrich the lives of the area-wide citizens through tradtional informational needs and as an access point to the digital age.

Operating independently from the City of Alhambra, which bears the expenses of operating and maintaining the Library, the Foundation's Board includes members of Alhambra Civic Center Library Board of Trustees and diverse representatives of Alhambra's corporate and private communities dedicated to enabling the Library to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. 

The Foundation has launched a permanent endowment to support future Library programs and services and to provide personalized financial planning assistance to members of the philanthropic community.


  • ACTIVE fundraising for services and programs

  • ACTIVE publicity, touching everyone in the community

  • BUILD alternative avenues to expand services to the community


When you contribute to the Alhambra Public Library Foundation, you are joining a group of dedicated community volunteers and donors who are committed to "Building Knowledge, Imagination and Possibilities!" Since its establishment in 1992, the Foundation has contributed toward the information needs of the Alhambra community.

The Alhambra Civic Center Library provides us the opportunity to contribute to the community in a unique way. The enjoyment of literature, culture and life-long learning that can be shared for generations.


Donations to the Foundation supports Library programming, summer reading, literacy, collection development, and more!  All donations are tax-deductible and go directly to supporting the Alhambra Civic Center Library.

Please make checks payable to:

Alhambra Public Library Foundation

Mail your check to:

Alhambra Public Library Foundation
101 S. First St.
Alhambra, CA 91801