Our Mission

To connect and inspire donors to support Calgary Public Library’s innovative and enhanced programs and services beyond their core funding.

Our Vision

To propel Calgary Public Library to be an inspirational pillar of our community and a global leader in library innovation.

Our Values

The staff and Board of Directors of the Calgary Public Library Foundation live these values and use them to guide our interactions with our community, our donors, Calgary Public Library, and each other:

  • Innovation: We seek and support visionary, bold ideas to create the future of libraries.
  • Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to responsibly and sustainably manage donor funds and experiences.
  • Gratitude: We passionately show our appreciation of our donors and work to inspire the next generation of library supporters through stewardship.
  • Belonging: We create equity by fostering meaningful connections in our community.
  • Curiosity: We continuously learn and improve to support our community.