Bismarck Library Foundation

Celebrate the Past and Invest In The Future! 

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Donate $100 to commemorate the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library's 100th anniversary. Receive a $10 gift card to The Gifted Bean Coffee House.  A thank you note and receipt will be sent to you.

About the Foundation

The Bismarck Library Foundation, Inc. was established in 1975 to support the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. Our mission is to enrich publicly-funded Library services by raising private funds to enhance collections, resources and facilities.

Foundation highlights:

  • Raised more than $442,000 to construct a new Teen Center in 2016.
  • Spearheaded the $643,000 Children's Library renovation, completed in 2009.
  • Raised the funds to construct the Library Coffee Shop in 2007.
  • Established an Endowment Fund, which has grown to over $1.24 million since 2001.
  • Raised over $300,000 to complete the new building in the late 1980s.
  • Makes annual contributions for children's and teen programming, books, computer equipment, and much more.

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  1. Cameo Skager

    Foundation Executive Director
    Phone: 701-355-1494

  2. Kristi Simenson

    Foundation Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 701-355-1502