In 2009 Friends of the Library groups from 17 libraries contributed $44,650 for library needs. These volunteer organizations are instrumental in supporting and promoting libraries.
In 2009, Pierce County Library Foundation awarded $202,535 for library programs that included helping people with job searches, preparing children to read, summer reading 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.
Pierce County Library System
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