December 31, 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.
Your Year-End gift supports the following programs:
- LaunchPad – A free college application that mentors students (and families) through the process applying for college from list selection to essay writing and scholarship guidance.
- Literacy & Learning – Virtual education shows, e-books & audiobooks, language classes, and reading challenges are just a few of the programs that teach, connect, & inspire generations of readers.
- Mobile Hotpots – Providing Wi-Fi to those who need it most. Cardholders can check out devices for free internet at home for remote learning, job searches, or gaming.
- Arts & Culture – 3rd Thursday Jazz, take & make craft kits, Amplify817 and instrument lending & lessons – the library provides many programs to spark creativity while connecting you to local artists.
- STEM – Providing programs and tools to student and adults alike, to expand learning through science and technology with 3D printers, maker kits and interactive discovery spaces.
- Creative Spaces – Supporting the libraries in expanding is service delivery at new branches to renovations and upgrades of existing spaces – to provide the most relevant, safe and accessible spaces for our community.