Friends’ Impact

Since 1941 The Friends of The Seattle Public Library has been instrumental in providing books to dozens of organizations throughout the city, providing more than 8,000 books last year. The Friends has partnered with the library to donate books to 36 underserved community groups in support of The Seattle Public Library.

Below are different community partners touched by The Friends last year, one book at a time.

Boys & Girls Club

Tent City 3

Denise Louie Head Start

Olympic Hills Kindergarten

Olympic Hills Jump Start Program

Olympic Hills Headstart

Olympic Hills Summer School

North Helpline

North Helpline Foodbank

Seattle Parks Department

YouthCare Youth Build Program

Family Works Service Center

Family Works Food Bank

Cascade Center

Jackson Park Village

Youth Tutoring Program

Mary’s Place

West Seattle Food Bank

Urban Rest Stop Clinic

University District Food Bank

Kline Galland

North Seattle Family Center/WIC

Seattle/King County Health Clinic

University Family YMCA


Neighborcare Health

John Rogers Jump Start Program

Lake City WIC

Little Brook Park lunch program

Low Income Housing Institute

Yesler Community Center

Hunger Intervention Program

Reach Out and Read program at UW Pediatric Care