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Your gift benefits thousands . . .

  • 369,954 people visited the Indian Prairie Public Library.
  • 671,280 materials were checked out.
  • The library team answered 80,697 of reference questions.
  • Our community logged 45,783 hours of computer use.
  • We delivered 1,592 items to homebound residents who couldn't visit us in person.
  • Nearly 30,000 adults, kids, and teens enjoyed 1,055 library programs to learn something new.

None of this would be possible without you.

Help us to reach even more of your friends and neighbors by donating to the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends. Any gift can be directed for a special purpose like helping the library purchase new books, new technology, or fund children's programs.

Make a Gift on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday- a day to celebrate the causes and the missions that mean the most to us- deserves more than one day.

There's a lot that goes into helping kids in our community be their best. This includes hands-on programs, partnering with the community schools, developing learning materials, and providing their favorite books. The Indian Prairie Public Library a place for everyone in the community to explore, connect, and be inspired.

Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPE4cHzdJEc

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day-long global event to put your dollars toward a cause that is near and dear to your heart. We know you love the Indian Prairie Public Library. Please consider a donation to the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends.

You shop. Amazon gives.

As you get ready to shop for the holidays on Amazon, a portion of your sales can benefit the library at no additional cost to you at AmazonSmile.

Choose Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation as the charity you wish you donate to when you sign up at smile.amazon.com.

Thank you in advance for supporting the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends.

Leave a Legacy on Our Tree

 Our Donor Tree has been growing since the library moved to its current building in 1996. The tree of commemorative leaves and stones is located near the first-floor lobby.


If you wish to have your name become a lasting part of the library, or are looking to honor a special person or occasion, memorialize a loved one, or recognize an organization or business, please consider purchasing one of these personalized, one-of-a-kind gifts.

A leaf on the tree can be purchased for $250. You can personalize it with three lines up to 24 characters for lines one and three, 28 characters for line two.

Stones at the base of the tree can also be purchased. A small stone is $1,500 and a large boulder is $5,000. There is no text limit.

Contact us at 630/887-0945 to be part of the giving tree or order online here.