Become a Friend

Become a Friend of St. Louis Public Library

When you become a Friend of St. Louis Public Library, your dollars provide library users opportunities to experience the wider world through a diverse range of programs and services.

Your gift provides annual support for a number of free St. Louis Public Library (SLPL) programs and initiatives, including arts and cultural programs and Born to Read, the Library’s early childhood literacy initiative.

Benefits of Being a Friend

As a Friend of St. Louis Public Library, you are invited to join us at a variety of events each year. Experience your library in new ways through exhibit previews, cultural and performing arts programs, and special behind-the-scenes tours. You also receive St. Louis Public Library Foundation’s monthly e-newsletter, a discount at SLPL’s online store, and special Friend’s rates for ticketed events.

Out-of-Area Library Card

Do you live outside St. Louis City or County? No problem! When you become a Friend of St. Louis Public Library, you are eligible to receive a library card and enjoy access to St. Louis Public Library resources remotely. Click here to learn more.

Give Monthly To Give More

Become a sustaining donor and join the growing number of Friends who have generously decided on easy and convenient monthly gifts to the St. Louis Public Library Foundation.

Make a little go a long way.
By spreading your gift across twelve months, your budget sees little impact, but your gift creates a big impact for the thousands that rely on St. Louis Public Library each year.

Plant seeds for the future.
Help provide financial stability that allows St. Louis Public Library to plan ahead knowing they have your support.

Set it and forget it.
Not only are monthly sustaining donations beneficial to St. Louis Public Library Foundation, but it is convenient for YOU! Simply enter your information and you are all set, ensuring your support is making a difference in your community.

Become a monthly sustaining donor today and receive special St. Louis Public Library socks!

Ways To Give

By Phone

Call us at 314-539-0359 to make your gift by phone

By Mail

St. Louis Public Library Foundation
1415 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

Request Information

Contact us by calling 314-539-0359 or emailing

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