WLPL Foundation


The Board of Directors of the West Lafayette Public Library Foundation

invites you to the 2016 Donor Reception - Friday, September 9th at 6:30pm


Please join us at the 2016 “Thank You Reception” for West Lafayette Public Library Foundation donors.

We’ll hear about the Foundation’s work from President Nancy Dunn, learn about the Library’s development and activities over the past year from Library Director Nick Schenkel and enjoy refreshments and the opportunity to talk with other Library donors.

Our annual brainstorming of wishes and ideas to make our Library even better will cap off our evening.

Guests are welcome.

This year’s Donor reception party begins at 6:30pm on Friday, September 9
at the West Lafayette Public Library with music, beverages, & hors d’oeuvres

Please RSVP with name(s) of those who will be attending to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (765) 743-2261

SPECIAL NOTE: thanks to your generosity, the Library Foundation is partnering with the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette to expand our book donation to each child attending this year’s Family Fun Day and Global Fest programs!

Foundation board members: President: Nancy Dunn Vice President: Jill May Secretary: Tetia Lee Treasurer: Nick Schenkel Members: Zachary Baiel Sue Doke Mark Davis Linda Eales Michael Oxenrider



View the Foundation's 2015 Donor Letter Here



Cultivating a community of readers while expanding our community's love for reading and strengthening our Library is what our Library Foundation does so well – thanks to YOUR ongoing support.


Mission Statement

"The purpose for which the Foundation is organized is to promote, aid and encourage library purposes, activities and endeavors of every kind and description for the West Lafayette Public Library."


How to get involved

  • Donate your money, your books, your time
  • Donations can be made to the Foundation in memory of loved ones
  • Donations can be made to the Foundation in honor of treasured members of family, friends, community
  • Donations can be made to the Foundation for the annual fund which supports Library collection building and programs through matching grant and special requests
  • Donations to the Foundation can be earmarked to one our special project funds: children and youth, music and the arts, outreach services, Periodicals/magazines


Current, past & future projects

  • Artist in Residence, June 2015 programs
  • Funding for cooperative programs with WL Parks and Recreation (little free libraries & book drops in the parks, help with funding Family Fun Day)
  • Funding for Outreach services including senior/retirement community library services as well as pre-school visits and outreach services offered in cooperation with WLCS's "Gear Up for Success" program
  • Funding to help the Library as an active member of Evergreen Indiana, a consortium of over 100 public libraries sharing books, music and ideas


Contact us

Phone: (765) 743-2261

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