2nd Floor Grand Opening

In June 2017, the Library’s second-floor opened to an awe-inspired and energetic crowd of over 1,200 people. Lewiston residents are now discovering and enjoying the benefits of a full-service, twenty-first century library, a strong Library that contributes to the economic, educational and cultural vitality of our city. To ensure vital resources are accessible and available…

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Limited Edition of The Reading Mother

The Lewiston Library Foundation is offering 40 smaller (7.5” X 10”) limited edition copies of Sharon Taylor Hall’s The Reading Mother. Around the base of each are the last two lines of Strickland Garland’s poem: Richer than I you can never be—I had a mother who read to me. These sculptures, in bronze with a…

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Somewhere Over the Reading Rainbow Gala March 17, 2018

Please join us at our annual gala! Saturday March 17, 2018 on the second floor of the Lewiston Library with doors opening at 5:15. Tickets are $100.00 per person. Each ticket eligible to win one of five drawings for $1,000.00 credit each towards travel. Need not be present to win. Buy your ticket today by…

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Up, Up and Away Gala – March 25, 2017

The Library Foundation Gala is March 25th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! We are so excited that this year’s event will be at our own City of Lewiston Library. Please contact a board member of the Library Foundation for tickets! You can also buy tickets at the library, or by sending us a Facebook…

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2016 Comes to a close

As 2016 comes to a close, the Lewiston Library Foundation has just conducted it’s Annual Meeting. We are proud to have contributed over $3M to the City of Lewiston for the Lewiston Public Library and our work is not finished. We especially want to thank the Library Board for your thoughtful and continuous work on…

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Construction has Begun on 2nd Floor!

It’s happened! The Lewiston Library Foundation is pleased to announce that the Lewiston City Council has approved funding to begin construction of the 2nd Floor of the library. This funding covers the basic construction costs, but there are many more expenses. Your financial help is needed now to make this a reality. Construction has already…

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Giving Tuesday, 2016

Black Friday, Cyber Monday—after two days of shopping, a day to give back. Please consider making a donation of any size to help us finish the 2nd floor. Learn more and donate here

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Idaho Gives 2016

Idaho Gives is a statewide, 24-hour giving day taking place on May 5th, 2016, and it’s all online! Since the inaugural event in 2013, Idahoans have raised more than $2.3 Million for participating organizations, one donation at a time.   Mark your calendar and on May 5, join thousands of others around the state in supporting your local…

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Book a Trip on Us!

It’s that time of year again! Our annual fundraiser is set for Saturday, April 16 from 5-8p at the Lewis Clark Plaza.   Tickets are $100 pp and includes beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres provided by Simple Eats. Enjoy alternative jazz while you mingle and enjoy a beautiful evening.   Five lucky individuals will each…

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Book A Trip on Us!

We would like to invite everyone to our upcoming gala event, “Book a Trip on Us”, on Saturday, April 18. Tickets are $100/person, and all proceeds will benefit the Lewiston Library 2nd Floor Fund.  There will be five drawings, each for a $1,000 travel voucher! Travel arrangements by Map Travel Company.  Must be used by June 1, 2016.…

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Lewiston Library Foundation
P.O. Box 1055
Lewiston, ID 83501
208.743.6519