The purpose of the Goodnow Library Foundation is to support the Goodnow Library’s mission of “Improving lives through the power of information, ideas, and innovation.”


In this capacity, The Foundation focuses on developing, administering, and allocating funds to provide the extra margin of excellence for the Library by enhancing existing public support for the Library.


The Foundation is committed to helping the Library develop as a 21-st century library to attain its vision:

  • Be a primary resource for learning and literacy

  • Be socially equitable and accessible to all

  • Be a valued community partner

  • Be proactive and responsive to community needs.

To read the GLF's Strategic Plan for 2018 -2021, please click HERE.

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Mission & Vision