Foundation for the Brookfield Library


Capital Campaign

With the announcement of a $1 million donation from Linda Sokol Francis, the Library's Capital Campaign began its public phase in the fall of 2018. Please see the news release and links below to learn more about this transformative gift and about the project itself. 

About the New Facility

Donation Information

Foundation News

Capital Campaign Video
Check out the following video which made its debut at the Capital Campaign's Kick-Off Nights in December, 2018.

About the Foundation

The Foundation for the Brookfield Library, established in late 2017, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which encourages financial support for the Brookfield Public Library. This support will be used to help meet both the present and future needs of the residents of Brookfield. The Foundation is governed by a member Board of Directors.

The purpose of the Foundation includes focusing attention on services, facilities, overall Library needs, and to encourage the gifts of funds, endowments and bequests to the Library.

Foundation Leaders


Foundation for the Brookfield Library logo

Donate to the Foundation's Capital Campaign

Donate- Businesses

Donate- Individuals & Families

Donate- Organizations

Donations to the Foundation can be made online through PayPal or credit card - using the options above - or by sending a check to: Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield, IL 60513. Please make checks out to: The Foundation for the Brookfield Library.

Contact Foundation President Jo Ann Day at or Library Director Kimberly Coughran at 708-485-6917, ext. 121.