Become a Library Associates member today. Your contribution enhances the Los Angeles Public Library, one of the most vital civic and cultural institutions in the city. The Library Associates, a support group of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, provides funds that strengthen and enrich the Library. Become a Library Associate and support innovative Library programs and services that encourage literacy and life-long learning in Los Angeles.

Membership levels and benefits are listed below:

Supporter $50 /1yr or $85 /2yrs

(100% of gift is tax deductible)

Contributor $100 /1yr or $170 /2yrs
  • All preceding benefits plus...
  • Bookplate placed in a special volume at Central Library
  • Eligibility to join Young Literati

(100% of gift is tax deductible)

Sustainer $250 /1yr or $425 /2yrs

($220 is tax-deductible)

Guarantor $500 /1yr or $850 /2yrs
  • All preceding benefits plus...
  • Invitations for up to four to attend the Gregory Peck Reading Series
  • Invitation to one Leadership Circle event

($440 is tax-deductible)

Friend $10-49
  • Donors waive all benefits

(100% of gift is tax deductible)

To learn more about the Library Associates, please contact the Foundation at or (213) 228-7500.

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