Donating to the Jackson County Library Foundation is a way for people who believe in the power of public libraries to change lives and to help keep our libraries strong.

There are several ways you can make a donation to the Jackson County Library Foundation. Gifts of any size are appreciated. We’ll keep your personal and financial information completely confidential.


our Libraries Deserve the Best

Private gifts have made thousands of programs and services available to Jackson County Library patrons throughout our community. Giving an unrestricted gift to the Jackson County Library Foundation allows for the greatest amount of flexibility to apply these funds where they are needed most.


We recognize that donors may wish to support specific library programs and services. To maximize your gift the following ongoing categories have been created for designation purposes:

outreach to the Homebound

Delivers library materials to individuals in Jackson County who cannot get to the library due to age, illness, or disability. Read more

BAby's First Book

Guarantees that almost all of Jackson County's new families will have at least one children's book in their home. Read more →


Purchases books and audiobooks for the library. Read more

Outreach to Child Care

Supports opportunities for children to be exposed to the magic of books and the joy of reading. Read more →


Gives the Foundation the most flexibility in meeting our library's and community’s needs. Read more →


Provides a valuable opportunity to invest in the future of our libraries. Read more

your library

Directs funds to your community library. Read more

Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life.
— Sidney Sheldon