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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2014 Major Donors:

John and Kathy Allavie
Richard and Lorraine Anderson
The Bourns Foundation
Molly and Chris Carpenter
Kathy and Gary Christmas
Jennifer and Andrew Corr
County of Riverside
Marcia and Tom Evans
Nick and Sandy Ferguson
Carol Fick in memory of Paul Fick
Fritts Ford
GAR Laboratories, Inc.
Merla and Barton Gaut
Janet and John Gless
Frank and Lucy Heyming
Georgia Hill
Lloyd and Barbara Holland
Jaguar Computer Systems
Cheryl Sautter-Konyn and John Konyn
MaryAnne and Bob Lancaster
Walter F. Lech
Bill and Jan Lewis
Ron and Marsha Loveridge
Gabrielle and Frank Mankin
Marcia and Mac McQuern
Donna Doty Michalka and Robert Michalka
Jonathan O'Connell of UBS Financial Services
Michelle Ouellette
Teri Parker of Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors
Ellen and Clarence Peterson Foundation
Tena Petix
Virginia Phillips
Barbara A. Purvis
Raincross Exchange Club of Riverside
Susan J. Rainey
Riverside East Rotary Foundation
Phyllis and Arnold Rowe
Matthew and Charity Schiller
Barbara and Douglas Shackelton
Mary Ann and Richard Stalder
Stronghold Engineering
Kathy Wright and Dwight Tate
Teaman, Ramirez & Smith, Inc.
Connie and John Wahlin
Sally and Dean Wilson
Jacques S. Yeager, Sr.
Ley Yeager/Ofelia Valdez Yeager
Connie and Larry Zahn