Ways to Give



There is no other public-private partnership like it….the Lafayette Library and Learning Center relies on donations for over 50% of the hours, programs and operations of this stunning public library. YOUR gift makes a difference.

Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, I.D. #26-0403799. Charitable donations are tax deductible subject to IRS provisions.

Give Online or download a donation form here. Check donations made payable to LLLCF (Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation) can be mailed to:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 214 Lafayette, CA 94549

For more information contact the LLLCF: (925) 283-6513 x 102  


Matching Gifts

Many companies will match or even double your contribution to the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation (LLLCF), making your support all the more significant. Please check with your human resources department for more information. They will provide you with the paperwork to request a matching gift to the LLLCF.


Gifts of Stock

The LLLCF accepts gifts of any stocks, common or preferred. Contact the Foundation office at (925) 283-6513 x102.


Planned Giving

The Phillip R. Lemos Legacy Circle honors those who have included the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation in their estate plans. Your planned gift will provide for future generations of library users. Email Beth Needel, Executive Director, or call (925)283-6513 x104 to learn more.


Sponsorships & Grants

The Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation (LLLCF) seeks corporate and private sponsorship and grants to support Library innovative programming, community outreach and special events. Contact the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation (LLLCF) office at (925) 283-6513 x102 for more information.  



The LLLCF offers a comprehensive calendar of programs. The programs are promoted through a variety of touch points to the Lafayette community and beyond its borders. Sponsors enjoy the benefit of their brand being represented in LLLCF communications, including:

  • Press releases, event brochures, and other promotional material
  • Weekly AdLib e-newsletter to 5,000 households
  • Recognition on the LLLC web site
  • Pre-program signage in the Main Library



The Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation applies for grants and awards on behalf of the library and in support of library programs, services and resources. Many of the library’s most innovative and popular programming would not exist without the grant and sponsorship support of local, regional, and national organizations. Grants also enable the library to offer the latest in science and technology to the community. Family, corporate and business, and private foundations give generously each year to support the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.