Become a Donor Circle member
The San Diego Public Library Foundation is committed to a vision of creating a community where all San Diegans are engaged, literate, and empowered to fully participate in a democratic society. Donor Circle members help us achieve that vision by providing critical financial support for the San Diego Public Library, resulting in free, life-changing programs and services offered to millions of children, teens, and adults at each of our 36 branches.
Donor Circle members also benefit from Library Shop discounts, exclusive invitations to author events, and more. Become a member today to support literacy and learning in San Diego.
Sustainer – Minimum Monthly Gift of $5
E-Newsletter / 20% Library Shop discount / Special invitations to Library Foundation events (at $500 annually) / Recognition on Annual Donor Wall (at $1,000 annually)
Circle of Lore – $100 to $499
Circle of Learning – $500 to $1,199
E-Newsletter / 20% Library Shop discount / Special invitations to Library Foundation events / Recognition on Annual Donor Wall (at $1,000)
Circle of Knowledge – $1,200 to $2,499
Circle of Education – $2,500 to $4,999
Circle of Opportunity – $5,000 to $9,999
Knowledge Visionaries – $10,000 and above
Make a lasting legacy through the Carnegie Society
Library supporters who include the Library Foundation in their estate plans become members of the Carnegie Society and Donor Circle members. Carnegie Society members are invited to the annual Carnegie Society Tea, are recognized on the Carnegie Society Wall and receive Library Shop discounts and special invitations to Library Foundation events.
|A||Circle of Lore - $100 to $499|
|B||Circle of Learning - $500 to $1,199|
|C||Circle of Knowledge - $1,200 to $2,499|
|D||Circle of Education - $2,500 to $4,999|
|E||Circle of Opportunity - $5,000 to $9,999|
|F||Knowledge Visionaries - $10,000 and above|
|G||Carnegie Society - Library Foundation in estate plans|
|H||Sustainers - Monthly givers|
|LIST OF BENEFITS||A||B||C||D||E||F||G||H|
|10% Library Shop Discount|
|Private Holiday Shopping Event at the Library Shop||*|
|Special Invitations to Library Foundation Events||*|
|Recognition on Annual Donor Wall||*|
|Additional 10% Library Shop Discount (total of 20%) and Annual Report||*|
|Personalized Group Tour of Central Library||*|
|Private Lunch with City Librarian and Library Foundation State of the City Reception||*|
|Carnegie Society Tea and Recognition on Carnegie Wall|
* All Sustainers receive the benefits of Circle of Lore membership, plus additional benefits corresponding to total annual gift amount.