You can support the Alachua County Library District in many ways, including volunteering at a library or with Friends of the Library and the Alachua County Library District Foundation.
Give a Gift
Your personal gift or organization’s gift to the library in memory of a friend or loved one provides a lasting tribute which benefits the entire community. Celebrate happy times such as the birthday of a child or special friend with a gift to the library in their name. Each book will contain a gift plate with your name as donor and the name of the person honored. You may earmark the funds for materials in your particular area of interest.
You may also mail your check with a gift form, available at all service desks, to:
Alachua County Library District: Donations
401 E. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer nonprofit in Gainesville run independently of the Alachua County Library District. The organization supports the Library District and literacy programs throughout Alachua County.
Friends of the Library is well-known for popular bi-annual book sales held at the Bookhouse located at 430-B N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601. The organization accepts donations of books, records, art, and more for the sale.
Please contact FOL for donation times, sale details, and membership information.
Alachua County Library District Foundation
The Alachua County Library District Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing supplemental funding to the library with an emphasis on long-term support and planned giving.
To learn more, visit acldfound.org.