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Join Douglas County Libraries Foundation in making a difference in Douglas County! Your donation supports the work of the Foundation in funding programs that reach youth, adults and families in Douglas County and across Colorado. Colorado Gives
Why give? Your donation directly impacts our community. Read on to see how, and thank you for helping us make a difference in Douglas County.

Futures So Bright

The Foundation supports vital programs that foster reading readiness and growth, giving kids a head start on school success.
  • Storytime Attendees: 130,735*
  • Children's Materials Circulated: 2,798,687*
  • Programs/Events for Kids: 4,977*
  • Kids Attending Programs/Events: 172,608*

Reaching Seniors

DCL Foundation supports programs and outreach that promote lifelong learning for our community’s mature adults and seniors.
  • Visits Per Capita: 6.43*
  • Volunteer Hours: 44,452*
  • Programs/Events for All Ages: 5,610*

Opening Doors

DCL’s high school diploma programs, citizenship and ESL programs, and adult tutoring services open doors for our neighbors.
  • Practice Your English Attendees: 126**
  • Citizenship Class Students: 23**
  • Career Online High School Scholarships: 12*,**
  • Adults in Tutoring Programs: 76*,**
  • New Citizens' Oaths of Allegiance: 109*,**

Community Connections

Our libraries, which are supported by the Foundation, are critical to neighborhood, workforce and economic development.
  • Circulation Per Capita: 20.19*
  • New Patrons: 21,095*
  • Community Group Meetings: 7,478*
  • Books Donated to Children's Hospital: 500**
* 2017** 2018