Most Calgary Public Library locations and all book drops are temporarily closed until further notice to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Read about our Path to Reopening

Calgary Public Library Foundation

Invest in Potentials Realized

The Calgary Public Library Foundation supports the Library through fundraising.

We connect people and organizations who want to make a difference with the opportunity to improve our shared community. All donations cultivate innovation and bring the Library to those who need it most.

Since 2011, the Library Foundation has raised more than $60 million in support of the Calgary Public Library. Our 21,500 donors are helping to build a stronger Calgary.

Calgary Public Library Foundation

Book donations

Due to COVID-19, the Calgary Public Library has suspended its book donation program indefinitely. We thank you for your interest in donating books to the Calgary Public Library; for information on other ways to provide support please visit the Library Foundation’s Ways to Give page. The Library is not able to advise on book donation alternatives at this time.