About the Foundation

The Boerne Public Library Library Foundation,a 501 (c) 3 organization, supports the library and the literacy needs of the Boerne community.  In 1993, with the rise of technology, internet access and a growing population, a group of citizens created the foundation to provide private funds for the library.  Working with the City, this group began fundraising for library equipment needs, programs and services that were beyond the city’s budget.  Over the past 25 years, the foundation has raised funds and awareness for our library – our community hub. Today, the Boerne Public Library Foundation provides funding for capital needs, special events, literacy programs, children’s and teen activities, and cultural and educational projects.  Funds for these projects and programs are generated by individual donations, gifts, bequests, grants and other forms of public and private assistance.

Supporting literacy for the betterment of our community is our mission.  In 2016, after several years of planning, the foundation launched Boerne Reads.  Because strong literacy skills are the foundation for life success, the foundation is committed to increasing the access to books for children living in crisis and poverty.  Because so many children are unable to get to the library, the foundation is bringing the books to them.  Through partnerships with local support organizations and the school district, books are reaching the children through avenues where they are already receiving regular support.  To learn more about Boerne Reads, click HERE.

The Board

Board Chair – Matt Nelson
Vice Chair – Jeff Ahlfors
2nd Vice Chair – Joe Granados
Secretary – Robb Weller
Jayne Burton – Trustee
Rebecca Foley – Trustee
Robert Harlan – Trustee
Dana Mathews – Trustee
Kristi Rabinowitz – Trustee
Our Staff
Executive Director – Ariel Brooks-Stevens
Development Director – Vanessa Brady

Support Literacy Today

 
 
 
 
 

Boerne Public Library Foundation
PO Box 1232
Boerne, Texas 78006
(210) 421-6132

Quick Links

Home
About
Support at Work
Donate Online
Events