Our Mission
The Riverside Public Library Foundation raises funds to ensure the excellence of library services for Riverside residents.

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Did You Know?
In 1997 The Foundation was created by visionary Library supporters. Here are just some of the ways our donors have helped us fulfill our mission:
  • Raised approximately $200,000 for the new Orange Terrace Library.
  • On-Line Homework Help for Riverside Students
  • The READy-Set-Go Storymobile
  • Story Time Kits for Daycare Providers
  • Furnishings & Artwork for the Casa Blanca Family Learning Center
  • Computers for the Eastside Cybrary
  • Best Sellers & Children's Books
  • A Special Collection of Martin Luther King Materials
  • Affordable Computer Buying Program For Low Income Students & Their Families
  • A Refurbished Downtown Library Auditorium
  • Veterans' Oral History Project




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2016 Major Donors

Lorraine and Richard Anderson
Anonymous (1)
Anonymous (2)
Drs. Bradley Baum and Carla Lidner Baum
The Bourns Foundation
Chris Carpenter
Gary and Kathy Christmas
Christenson & De Good, CPAs
Irene Conable
Jennifer and Dr. Andrew Corr
Steve and Liz Cunnison
Judy Allen Eisenhauer and Jack Eisenhauer
William Ermert
Tom and Marcia Evans
Charlie and Virginia Field
Carol Fick in memory of Paul Fick
Judy and Bud Fish
Elaine Ford
Amy S. Harrison
Lucy and Frank Heyming
Jaguar Computer Systems
Cheryl Sautter-Konyn and John Konyn
Kountry Folks Homestyle Restaurant
Walter Lech
MaryAnne and Bob Lancaster
Jan and Bill Lewis
Paco Licea, RX Real Estate
Elizabeth Lossing and Bill Nicoletti
Ron and Marsha Loveridge
Gabrielle and Frank Mankin
Marcia and Mac McQuern
Michelle Ouellette
Teri Parker CFP®-CAPTRUST
Ellen and Clarence Peterson Foundation
Barbara A. Purvis
Sue Rainey and John Collins
Riverside East Rotary Foundation, Inc.
Riverside Medical Clinic
Dr. Phyllis and Arnold Rowe
Charity and Matthew Schiller
Barbara and Doug Shackelton
Carole Stadelbacher
Teaman, Ramirez and Smith, Inc.
Wendel and Janis Tucker
Connie and John Wahlin
Ley Yeager/Ofelia Valdez-Yeager