Support the Austin Public Library

Thank you for your interest in supporting lifelong literacy and learning. There are many ways to support the Austin Public Library. We can put your gift to work right away!

Supporting the Austin Public Library gives you the opportunity to make a local and lasting impact on the Austin community. When you support the Library with your time or with a financial gift, you are making a statement about the importance of the Library in your life and the lives of others.

If you are interested in collaborating with the Austin Public Library on a grant or want more information for making an individual gift, please contact the Library Development Administrator at 512-974-7388.

Make a Financial Gift or Dedication

You may make a financial gift using the Library's Gift Donation Form or by donating in person at any Library location. The Gift Donation Form allows you to designate how your gift will be spent. Gifts can be made in any amount.

Mail the completed Gift Donation Form to:

Austin Public Library
PO Box 2287
Austin, TX 78768-2287

Alternatively, the completed form can be scanned and emailed to sue.soy@austintexas.gov. Questions? Call Sue Soy at 512-974-7388.

More Options for Giving

Austin Energy's Parks and Libraries Fund

Have you noticed that your monthly Austin Energy bill invites you to fill in a donation amount for Parks and Libraries? These donated funds support Austin Parks and the Austin Public Library. The Library uses the donated funds to add eBooks, eMagazines, streaming video and downloadable music to the collection. Every dollar expands the Virtual Library for everyone in the community.

Shop and Donate Austin Public Library's Bookstore, Recycled Reads

The Austin Public Library accepts donations of best sellers and popular titles for the collection as well as for sale at the book store, Recycled Reads. Books and other media can be donated at any Library location or at Recycled Reads during operating hours Thursday through Sunday. For more information about donating books and other media to the Library, check out the Recycled Reads FAQ. To set up an appointment to for large donations, call Recycled Reads at 512-974-7460.