Pierce County Library System is getting community support with Friends of the Libraries and Pierce County Library Foundation.
In 2010 Friends of the Library groups from 17 libraries contributed $32,971 for library needs. These volunteer organizations are instrumental in supporting and promoting libraries.
In fiscal year 2010-11, Pierce County Library Foundation awarded $338,147 for library projects and programs that included helping people apply for jobs, preparing children to read and the University Place Library Campaign. The Foundation’s 20-member volunteer Board of Directors raises and allocates charitable gifts to expand library services beyond tax-based funding and help enhance greatly needed services.
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