Get Involved

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Join the Library Foundation of Los Angeles today and become a supporter of the Los Angeles Public Library, helping to provide essential resources to millions of children, teens, and adults across Los Angeles.

  • Multiple membership levels
  • 15% discount at The Library Store and on ticketed events
  • Advance notice of programs
  • Invitations to Members-only events
Become a Friend

The Los Angeles Public Library has many community support organizations which work with their local library to raise funds and sponsor programs to enhance library service throughout the community.


From volunteering to interning, there are many ways to help support the Los Angeles Public Library.

  • STAR (Story Telling and Reading)
  • Central Library Docent
  • Homework Assistant
  • And many more!

Make a Donation

Your gift to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles helps students succeed, promotes lifelong learning, and nurtures literacy throughout Los Angeles.

Make a donation by check to the Los Angeles Public Library and send it to: Support the Library, 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles CA 90071, or call (213) 228-7500.

Shop The Library Store

Shop a carefully curated collection of fun and eclectic gifts and goods, and give back to your community.

Donate Your Used Books

If you would like to donate books, please call your local branch library to see if they are able to accept donations at this time. Needed titles will be added to the Library's collections. Other titles will be sold at branch book sales, with the proceeds benefiting the Library. Attend a book sale to get a great deal, and support the library!