Our Mission

A city cannot be great without a great library. The mission of the Huntsville Library Foundation is to advocate for the Library and to acquire resources that enhance the Library's value to the community.

About Us

Founded in 1986, The Huntsville Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to advocate for the library and to acquire resources that enhance the library’s value to the community. This team of dedicated individuals works year-round to raise funds for the library’s 12 branches to better serve Madison County. With a voluntary board of directors, the Foundation believes that a great library helps make a great community.child-with-headphones_0.jpg

This year the Huntsville Library Foundaiton will make contributions to all 12 branches of the library system totalling over $110,000. Specifically, HLF has funded the DMZ (Digital Media Zone), has funded the purchase of downloadable audio books for children, and has given to increase the materials budget of each branch. The Foundation also sponosors the annual event Vive le Livre - Long Live the Book and other author events for the Library.


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Meet the Foundation

Click here to read about the current Huntsville Library Foundation board members and why they chose to support the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library through the Foundation.

How to become a member

Check back for information about becoming a member of the HLF.