Meet Our Volunteer, Victoria Burnett

Meet Our Volunteer, Victoria Burnett

“…everyone has a reason to love the library.” I have been in Fort Worth since May 2020 when I got married. I moved here after I graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in English/Journalism. I really like the diversity of Fort Worth; all...
Cigar Smoker 2021: A SMOKIN’ SUCCESS!

Cigar Smoker 2021: A SMOKIN’ SUCCESS!

On May 5, if you were one of the 300 or so people able to get a ticket then you enjoyed a long overdue night out at the Fort Worth Club. The annual Cigar Smoker Gala benefitting the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation returned this year to a sold-out crowd. In a...
CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPY! Meet Our Founder, Betsy Pepper

CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPY! Meet Our Founder, Betsy Pepper

“…I had an internal understanding of ‘to whom much is given, much will be expected’.” Hanging in the foyer of the Central Library is a beautiful portrait of the Founder of The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, Betsy Pepper. What one cannot judge...
Meet Our Board Member, Vianei Braun

Meet Our Board Member, Vianei Braun

“…I’m proud the Foundation has been able to help.” Vianei Braun, an employment lawyer with Decker Jones, is a board member who loves exploring restaurants in the Fort Worth area, finding new music on Amplify817, and cuddling with her pack of rescue...
A Library Without Walls

A Library Without Walls

Change is all around us. It’s what 2020 was filled with, and it’s almost certainly what 2021 will overflow with. Out of the difficulties of COVID-19 came opportunities to learn – from forgetting to push ‘mute’ on a Zoom call to leaving your mask at home when it’s time...