About the $17 for 17 Campaign

If you believe in the power of public libraries, investing just $17 for 2017 (or more) in the Boise Public Library Foundation can help change lives and keep our community strong! Our goal of $50,000 will help fund exciting STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs:

  • ROBOTS & ROBOTICS KITS provide a fun way to teach kids basic coding and logic. ($10,000) 
  • SUMMER STEAM CAMPS serving families and children ($10,000) 
  • PRINT & DIGITAL STEAM MATERIALS for our physical collection ($8,000) 
  • MULTI-WEEK CODING CLASSES for adults ($8,000) 
  • MOBILE ART WALL & SUPPLIES, including new vinyl cutters, large format printers, and an innovative gallery space ($12,000) 
  • MOBILE VR STATION  ($2,000) 
  • KIDPACKS UPDATE would revamp over 100 popular themed activity kits for Pre-K, from Africa to Zoo ($5,000)  
  • ACTIVITY KITS & RESOURCES FOR HOMEBOUND SENIORS & RESIDENTS, providing new materials and resources to seniors and residents of facilities served by our Homebound Services, geared towards maintaining physical and cognitive abilities ($5,000) 

As always, our programs and materials are available to YOU at no charge.

  • To donate online, click here; to donate by phone, call (208) 972-8258; to donate by mail, enclose a check payable to "Boise Public Library Foundation, Inc". Mail to: 

Boise Public Library Administration
715 South Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702

Please specify if this is a special gift in memory of or in honor of an individual.

Thanks to Our $17 for 2017 Donors!

Thank you to everyone who is giving their time and money to make this campaign a success. The result? New library programs and services for you and your family to enjoy!  See $17 for 2017 Donors To-Date.

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 972-8200
Telecirc: (208) 384-4450
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Director: Kevin Booe

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