Support the Possibilities

The Jefferson County Library Foundation (JCLF), opens a new window is a group of dedicated workers and volunteers committed to fostering Jefferson County Public Library's (JCPL) services through monetary donations and capital investment projects. Giving to the Jefferson County Library Foundation supports everything you love about JCPL; from signature events like the Library Summer Challenge to developing STEM and early literacy initiatives, the Foundation helps JCPL provide fun, exciting and educational opportunities to patrons across the county.

We're pleased to partner with this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and its dedicated staff and volunteer teams to help support library programs.

What Your Donation Does

Your generous gift to the Jefferson County Library Foundation helps fund everything that you love about JCPL.

Signature Events

Early Literacy and School Aged Initiatives

Lifelong Learning Opportunities

STEAM Projects

  • Makerspaces, equipment and more

How to Get Involved

From monetary donations to used book donations, there are a variety of ways that you can contribute to JCLF.

  • Donate Money: One-time and monthly monetary gifts accepted via the Colorado Gives website, opens a new window.
  • Donate Books, CDS, DVDs, LPS: The Foundation regularly accepts donations of used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs and puzzles on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn more, opens a new window about what the Foundation does and does not accept.
  • Purchase Books: Visit the Whale's Tale Book and Gifts, opens a new window store at the Colorado Mills Mall to purchase new-to-you books.
  • Attend Events: The Foundation offers a variety of great programs throughout the year including author talks, restaurant tastings, advance film screenings and the beloved Whale of a Used Book Sale.

Additional donation options, opens a new window include used car donations, legacy gifts and more. Learn about all your options at, opens a new window.

Volunteer for the Foundation

Looking for more ways to get involved? Volunteers for the Foundation keep this great nonprofit running by staffing used book sales, pop-up locations, organizing the warehouse and more. Discover how to volunteer, opens a new window for the Foundation. There are additional volunteer opportunities, opens a new window at JCPL.

Learn more, opens a new window about the Jefferson County Library Foundation and how they support JCPL.

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