Library Foundation

Foundation Group photo

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization that provides support to the library by securing and managing donations from individuals, businesses and foundations to support the library above and beyond what public funding provides.

Mr. Jones with Library Card

News and Stories

J.P. Jones, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II, shows off his new Veteran and Armed Forces library card. A 50-year resident of Arlington Heights, J.P. visits the library regularly. Any active-duty military or veteran resident of Arlington Heights is eligible for this new card. The Foundation donated the funds to print the cards with a U.S. flag design and the words, “thank you for your service.”

professional kitchen

Founder's Circle

The Foundation is raising funds to support the commercial-grade professional kitchen at the library's makerspace planned to open in fall 2020. For a limited time, the Foundation is offering a unique opportunity to become part of the Founder's Circle. Gifts of any amount are welcomed at any time.

girl reading

Donate now

The library makes a difference in the lives of everyone in our community! Please consider making a gift to the Gifts to the Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donate online or mail a check to 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Your dollars go even farther with a matching gift. Many companies sponsor matching gift programs to encourage employees to support their community. Most companies match dollar for dollar, and some will double or triple match gifts.