Albert Lea Public Library Foundation

The mission of the Albert Lea Public Library Foundation is to promote appreciation, interest and support for and to the Albert Lea Public Library including to help the Albert Lea Public Library fulfill its mission of serving the peoples of the City of Albert Lea and Freeborn County by establishing a permanent fund to assist in providing funds to enhance the facilities and the scope of services provided by tax resources from the City of Albert Lea and Freeborn County. The Albert Lea Public Library Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) and is governed by a board that approves purchase requests by the Albert Lea Public Library.

The Albert Lea Public Library Foundation has supported a number of projects in recent years. Some examples include funding the teen space in the Fiction Library and the purchase of extra chairs to support programming. 

Donations to the Albert Lea Public Library Foundation are tax-deductible. Donations can be sent to the Albert Lea Public Library Foundation, 211 E. Clark St., Albert Lea, MN 56007. Donors will receive a letter of recognition. Checks can be made out to the Albert Lea Public Library Foundation.