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Support Library Programs and Services

Carlsbad City Library continues to enhance the community as a center for education, life-long learning, and access to information, enriching the life of every patron, thanks to the generosity of those who give to the Library. Your support strengthens Carlsbad City Library’s place among the nation's distinguished public libraries.

Every contribution given is carefully managed in order to provide the greatest benefit to those using the Library and participating in its programs. General donations will only be used to support library programs and services or purchase library materials. However, donors can direct their donations to support specific library programs and services, such as: 

  • Adult literacy
  • Children's programs
  • Teen programs
  • Summer reading program
  • Author visits
  • Carlsbad playreaders
  • Carlsbad Reads Together
  • Concerts
  • Magee Park Poets
  • Carlsbad History Room
  • Genealogy
  • Computers and wireless upgrades
  • Bilingual services
  • Book clubs
  • Homebound delivery
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Mango Languages online learning system

If you would like your donation to be directed toward a specific program or service please provide the name or general description of the program, if you would like to support a particular facility (Dove Library, Cole Library or Library Learning Center), and your contact information or email so we may contact you if we need additional information.

Feel free to contact the Library if you have questions or would like to talk further about other giving ideas at or by phone at 706-602-2014.