Friends

Supporting our library in its mission to best serve our community.

 
 
 
 
Friend of the Ledding Library

Friends

Supporting the Ledding Library of Milwaukie through volunteer services, fund raising and information sharing that will benefit the community.

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200k+

Dollars Raised

We have raised more than $200,000 over the past five years, allowing us to fund concerts, cultural forums, children’s programs, and make a sizable donation toward the building fund of the new library.

 

67+

Years Serving our community

Since our founding in 1952, we have been instrumental in ensuring Milwaukie has an adequate library for the whole community.

 
 

300+

neighbors are friends

Our friends and supporters are local community members like you.

 
 

Our Gifts

Our gifts to the library help make it a vibrant space that welcomes our community members. Below are a few of the many ways we are able to give back to our community’s generosity.

 

NEW BUILDING FUND
Our $150,000 donation will help with the costs associated with the new library.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
We sponsor a summer reading program, which gives each youth participant a free book and provides weekly prize drawings for adults.

CULTURAL PROGRAMMING
We sponsor cultural forums and cultural passes that offer patrons free and discounted admission to local museums and galleries

BUILDING ENHANCEMENTS
We donated the circulation desk counter, bike racks, children’s computers, young adult furniture, and exterior flowers.

 
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Our gifts to the library

Thank you, Friends. Your generosity makes it possible for the Ledding Library to give back to the community over and over again with programs, books, the amazing Lucky Day collection, summer reading incentives, specialty collections, Kindles, and more.

Thank you for all you do.

— Ledding Staff Member, Read More

 

 

 

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Become A Friend

It’s easy to become a member with annual dues starting at $10 for an individual member or family.

 

Volunteer opportunities

There are many ways for you to get involved as a Friend. From volunteering at our annual book and plant sales to helping out behind the scenes, you can make a difference and help us support our library.

Make a financial donation

We are able to support our library thanks to your generosity. There are many ways to make a difference: make a cash donation, set up a qualified charitable donation, or support us while you shop.

Donate books or plants

The funds we raise during our annual book and plant sales wouldn’t be possible without the support of our community members. Learn more about donating plants and books for these events.