All Foundation Articles

Successful Foundation Fundraiser at Moe’s Southwest Grill
The Library Foundation recently received $850 from a special pre-opening event at the new Moe’s Southwest Grill in Glen Burnie.
Annapolis Library Foundation Information Network wins Regional Award for Excellence

Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Foundation Information Network (FIN) was recently honored by The Foundation Center, the world’s leading source of information on philanthropy, fundraising and grant programs. The Annapolis Regional Library-based FIN was honored with Certificates of Achievement for earning the highest network achievement score for Maryland and for the Northeast Region in 2015.

Foundation Funds Enhance the Library throughout the County
Woman and child playing with a large wooden interactive toy with slides, beads and other tactile elements
Woman and child playing with a large wooden interactive toy with slides, beads and other tactile elements.
Parole Rotary Increases Support to Library’s SRC
Since 2011, The Rotary Club of Parole has donated a total of $10,000 to help the library promote good summer reading habits for thousands of Anne Arundel County school children and adults.
Girl reading a book at the library
Anne Arundel Women Giving Together Grant Supports Early Literacy
The Library Foundation is grateful to Anne Arundel Women Giving Together for its grant of $15,000 in 2015 to create a Family Literacy Center within the Severn Community Library’s Discovery Dock children’s area.
Two children playing with a sand table
Library Trucks Get a Colorful New Look
The Foundation-funded colorful images were installed on the library’s delivery trucks in early 2016.
Library truck with large images with Schuh, Coates, and Steadman in front
Donation Boxes Placed in Libraries
The Library Foundation has provided donation boxes for all library locations.
New donation box at library branches. Cathy Belcher, Amy Bartholomee, and Steve Schuh
Why I Support the Library Foundation

“I believe books should be available for everyone, that everyone should have access to online resources, computers. The Library’s added so much to my life. I want everyone to have that.”

Alexandra Fotos and a LaunchPad learning tablet
Cathy Belcher recognized for service
The Library Foundation recognizes Foundation Director Cathy Belcher for her six years of service as Secretary of the Foundation Board.
Foundation drawing winners
Anne Arundel STEM Festival's STEM Day Foundation drawing winners