Raising money to support, enhance and preserve Bettendorf Public Library programs and services.
It is our vision to grow the endowment fund to assist in solidifying and ensuring the vibrant future of the Bettendorf Public Library Information Center. We will build strong relationships with many individuals, businesses, foundations, grantors and community organization to become the charity of choice for many.
The Library Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1983 to seek private sector support for maintaining the excellence of programs and services offered by the Bettendorf Public Library. We support the Library through projects and services, activities to advance reading and learning, and special programs that enrich the lives of children, families, seniors and new readers. While the everyday operations of the library are supported by tax dollars, it is through private gifts that the library is able to go above and beyond and provide new and innovative programs and services to meet the community’s changing needs. The Library Foundation strives to ensure that the Bettendorf Public Library Information Center can continue to meet the needs of the community, today and tomorrow.