Support Your Library

Celebrate our 100th Anniversary

Our core community programs and services are largely supported by donors like you. Help us empower individuals and communities by providing opportunities for all to read, learn, create and connect.

Make your mark with a 100th anniversary gift

Gifts of $100 or more in 2022 will be recognized in our online library catalog as a special, one-time Catalog of CCPL Foundation Donors. Establish your place among your favorite authors by adding your name to the library catalog!

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Our Impact

Our Impact

This year, our Foundation has designated more than $200,000 for critical programs. Kindergarten Club, a highly successful program that ensures early childhood success and family engagement, is one of the programs our Foundation funds so it can continue to help families and children in need.

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Fundraising Events


Flourish is Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation’s culinary fundraiser that raises funds to support our youth literacy programs. Look forward to a night of amazing food and phenomenal silent auction items that are all for a good cause!

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Reading the Green

Reading the Green is the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation’s annual golf outing and is always a sellout. Held at the beautiful Lakewood Country Club, the event is always filled with great golf, friends and food!

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The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series

The Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation’s signature event — the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series — brings the literary world’s best writers, journalists and storytellers to the Maltz Performing Arts Center at Case Western Reserve University.

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We have volunteer opportunities available for our programs 1-2-3 READ, Homework Centers, and STEAM activities.

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Join a Friends Group

Our Library has 25 individual Friends of the Library organizations associated with our branches. The Friends organizations throughout our system fund programs in part through used books sales.

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