The Foundation + The San Bernardino City Public Libraries





Recently Funded Projects

  • $306,000 SAN BERNARDINO PUBLIC LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE (new computers and computer servers for library patrons and staff)  

  • BRAINFUSE (providing free online homework assistance & tutoring in English and Spanish) 

  • BRODART BOOKS (new books in circulation at all library branches)

  • CENGAGE LEARNING (general reference materials, including full-text magazine articles and reference books, and opposing viewpoints on social and political issues)

  • NEWSBANK AMERICA'S NEWS (full text articles from U.S. newspapers, including The Sun newspaper)

  • OVERDRIVE (four-year e-book contract including downloadable books and audio books for library patrons)

The Needs

As our community grows and changes, our libraries must respond to its needs, which include: 

  • Computer access, especially for children

  • Expanded library hours to meet community and student needs

  • Educational and enrichment programs for children

  • Spanish language resources

  • Building our book and periodical collections

  • Continuous upgrade of computers, internet and wireless/digital resources