The Friends of the Kern County Library, Inc. is a non-profit organization that supports the goal of excellent library service and resources for all the people of Kern County. With used book and magazine sales and through other activities, the Friends of the Kern County Library, Inc. helps endorse programs, the purchase of library materials, funds for the countywide Summer Reading Program, and more. Additionally, there are also local Friends groups for many of the Kern County Library individual branches.
Library volunteers assist staff through Computer Coaching, Skill Sharing, Shelving, and more.
The Kern County Library accepts
monetary donations, as well as books and materials donations.
Our Amazon Wishlist is updated often with our most popular and most requested titles. Select whichever title and it will ship automatically to Kern County Library Headquarters.
Our Toys ‘R’ Us Wish List Toy Registry is full of items for Kern County Library’s early educational programming.
Search the Toys ‘R’ Us registry by Wish List # to find the Kern County Library: #36478437
Visit our Amazon Wishlist and donate new or gently used LEGOs to support the LEGO Club across Kern County Library branches and help build STEM skills.
Your monetary donation to the Kern County Library is welcomed.
It’s easy. Make a general donation, or donate specifically to Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Audio Visual Materials, Children’s Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Large Print Materials, Operations, Programming, or Young Adult Materials.
For Customer ID, enter your name. If you wish your donation to be used toward a specific need as described above, then enter that information with your name in the Customer ID field.
After 25 years, the chairs at the Beale Memorial Library need reupholstering!
Thank You for Donating to Adopt-a Chair!
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Dr. & William (Pamela) Prewett, Betty Hylton, Douglas & Angela Landon, Bob & Ginger Smith
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Donate to the Adopt-a-Chair program: For Customer ID, enter “Adopt-a-chair.”
Donate to the Kern County Library Foundation
The purpose of the Kern County Library Foundation is to raise funds which will be used towards the enhancement and enrichment of the Kern County Library system. If you are interested in supporting the Library, please make your tax deductible contribution payable to the Kern County Library Foundation c/o Kern County Library, 701 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301. The Foundation is a California nonprofit 501 (c) (3) public benefit corporation (tax I.D. 95-4040808). Donors of $10,000 or more will recognized on the donor wall at the Beale Memorial Library. Donors who donate to other Kern County Library branches will be recognized on the donor walls at that branch, depending on the criteria for that respective branch. Should you wish for additional information, please call the Library at 661.868.0712.
Subscribe to Kern County Library newsletters and follow our social media for up-to-date information on events, programs, and more. When you share library services and more with other community members, you help support the Kern County Library!
Memorial or Honorarium Donation
Fill out the Memorial & Honorarium form below:
And then donate here: For Customer ID, enter the name of the person you wish to honor.
When you get a Library Card, you continue to preserve the library, which is a public resource for all.
What does the Kern County Library mean to you? #IWishMyLibraryKnewPosted by Kern County Library on Wednesday, May 13, 2015