Library Programs in Need of Support

Family Place Program

The County's award-winning Family Place Program creates learning centers for new parents by offering parent education, emergent literacy, socialization skills training and support for families at local libraries. Donate online now.

On-Line Learning and Training

In 2006, the County Library Foundation secured funding for an on-line homework help program targeting students in grades 4-12.  This internet-based program has provided more than 70,000 students with tutoring services in English, Math, Science and Social Studies annually.  In 2011, program expansion targets adult learning and job skills training. Donate Online Now.

The County Library Foundation, created in 1982, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the County of Los Angeles Public Library.

By raising corporate and private funds and creating partnerships that promote continued education, self-development, and life-long learning, our goal is to enhance the quality of life in local communities, now and in the future.

Current funds at work focus on:

  • On-line Homework Help program
  • Teen outreach
  • Chicano Resource Center
  • Family Place program

The County of Los Angeles Public Library is a network of community libraries serving 3.5 million people in 50 cities and unincorporated areas of the County of Los Angeles.

On October 9, 2012, the County Library Foundation joined Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in presenting County Librarian, Margaret Donnellan Todd with a Centennial Proclamation in celebration of 100 years of exemplary public library service.