Foundation

Urbandale Public Library Foundation

The Urbandale Public Library Foundation, Inc. was created in 1988 to handle donations to further the growth of the Urbandale Public Library. There are many ways contributors may choose to give to the foundation in support of the library. Library staff and foundation board members are available to discuss with you and your advisors how you may participate. Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Monday of the month in the conference room of the library, 3520 86th Street.

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Foundation Members
Meeting Schedule & Minutes

Gifts & Donations to the Library

In Memorium

Donating Materials

Volunteering

The Urbandale Public Library Foundation gathers funds through the following:

• Ongoing Book Sale – Located near the circulation desk
• Annual fundraising campaign
• Accepts memorial contributions in honor of friends or loved ones
• Meeting room donations – groups using the meeting rooms make donations in the name of the organizations

Items/services purchased by the Foundation include:

• Teleidoscope for the flower garden
• Sponsored several library programs for adults and children
• Landscaping the flower garden at the front of the library
• “Book Pages” for patrons
• Raised a million dollars to build the current library building
• Annual volunteer recognition luncheon
• Supplement the purchase of books, CDs, and DVDs
• Upgrade of public computers
• Website maintenance and design