Bismarck Library Foundation

About the Foundation

The Bismarck Library Foundation, Inc. was established in 1975 to support the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. Our mission is to enrich publicly-funded Library services by raising private funds to enhance collections, resources and facilities.

Foundation highlights:

  • Raised more than $442,000 to construct a new Teen Center in 2016.
  • Spearheaded the $643,000 Children's Library renovation, completed in 2009.
  • Raised the funds to construct the Library Coffee Shop in 2007.
  • Established an Endowment Fund, which has grown to over $1.24 million since 2001.
  • Raised over $300,000 to complete the new building in the late 1980s.
  • Makes annual contributions for children's and teen programming, books, computer equipment, and much more.

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  1. Cameo Skager

    Foundation Executive Director
    Phone: 701-355-1494

  2. Kristi Simenson

    Foundation Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 701-355-1502