A Capital Campaign Thank You

The Library's Capital Campaign wrapped up at the end of 2022 having raised nearly $1.5 million in pledges from the Brookfield community for the new Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library. Thank you!!!

Paver Initiative & Tree Memorials

The last paver order deadline is March 31, 2023. Pavers will be laid in the spring or when conditions allow the work to be carried out.

Commemorative Pavers

8x9 Pavers; $150 (6 lines of text, with 14 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation)

Tree Memorials

Tree B: Regal Prince Oak, $1,500

Friends + Foundation News

Campaign Information


About the New Facility

About the Friends + 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 Library's Friends and Foundation groups merged together to combine efforts in 2022.

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

Friends + Foundation Leaders

Donate to the Friends + Foundation

Donate- Individuals & Families

Donate- Businesses

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: Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library, 3541 Park Avenue, Brookfield, IL 60513. Please make checks out to: The Foundation for the Brookfield Library. Please see the Library's Privacy and Refund Policy for additional information.

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