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Meet our Board Chair, John Mackenzie

Meet our Board Chair, John Mackenzie

We are grateful he chose us. When you meet John Mackenzie, it is quite clear that this is a man that is down to earth, dedicated to his friends and family, he is all in, and loves the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation. John was born and raised in Fort Worth. During...
Meet our Board Chair, John Mackenzie

CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPY!

Lucy with her four oldest grandchildren in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan,1993 “I have never known a more generous-giving community than Fort Worth. Fort Worth is generous and remarkable!” Meet Inspiration, Meet Lucy Darden! Setting: the piney woods of...
Meet our Board Chair, John Mackenzie

Message from the President

I find myself overflowing with gratitude for how the library and our team pulled together… Happy new year from the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation. It goes without saying that 2020 was a year like no other. Despite the endless challenges we all faced, the...
Managing in Times of COVID-19

Managing in Times of COVID-19

Written By: Michele Gorman, the Assistant Director, Public Services at Fort Worth Public Library Published in the Texas Library Journal Winter 2020
Impact Delivered in 2020

Impact Delivered in 2020

In a year of wild uncertainty, it quickly became evident that libraries are not only relevant but essential. Your Fort Worth Public Library ranks among the best – having pivoted quickly to deliver BIG results. There have been many successes, new demands, and...
FWPLF History

FWPLF History

The Library Foundation is committed to library excellence by delivering several programs promoting early learning to lifelong learning, providing resources for job training and life skills, encouraging families through interaction, and gathering our neighbors together...