News & Events


2019 Writer-in-Residence Program

The Library Foundation invites statements of interest from local writers to become the Writer-in-Residence for 2019. This program will provide the opportunity for a local writer to showcase their work and promote writing and literacy in the community. Statements of interest may be submitted until September 4. Please see the Writer-in-Residence page for details and the application form. 



Tom Jones Gift

Tom Jones made a planned gift of approximately $1 million to the Foundation that will support programming and projects focused on our community’s most vulnerable citizens.


Duke Energy Early Childhood Literacy Grant

The Library Foundation is one of 36 educational institutions and organizations to receive a 2018 K-Career Grant from the Duke Energy Foundation.