2016 Foundation Annual Report
The 2016 Annual Report for the San Diego Public Library Foundation is now available. Read about the growing impact the San Diego Library system has on our San Diego Communities. The number of children attending the Summer Reading Program has nearly doubled since 2011; our libraries are the region’s top provider of free educational and cultural programs serving 455,700 people (double since 2010); 730,000 have a San Diego Public Library card (up 13 % in 6 years); e-Circulation is up 120% in the last 5 years; 6.9 million used San Diego Library serves in 2016, up 20+% in 5 years, and the Library Foun dation and Friends of the Library have met the City’s $1 million match for 13 consecutive years, meaning double the funding for books, material, programs and technology. Go to Foundation to read the entire report.