Our Mission


The mission of Milwaukee Public Library Foundation is to provide essential support through private contributions for books, materials, programs, and library facilities to ensure the Milwaukee Public Library's continued standing as a great library responsive to community needs.

Milwaukee Public Library Foundation supports critical resources instrumental in providing inspiration and opportunity for all who rely on the library to improve their daily lives. Because of your support, Milwaukee Public Library is a source of knowledge, empowerment, and enrichment; offered to every citizen walking through its doors—for more than 2 million annual visitors.