Priorities for Giving

Your gift is essential to Brookens Library and those who utilize its resources. Donations allow the Library to enhance our collections and services, physical spaces, technology, and special events and programming. 

Collections & Services:

Friends of Brookens Library Fund: Supports a variety of needs, from book purchases to community programs. 

Library Fund: Our least restricted fund. Donating to this fund allows us to make the most urgent purchases. 

Library Enhancement Fund: For library collections or to enhance the spaces throughout Brookens Library. 

Everson Memorial Fund:  An endowment to support collections for undergraduate students in the UIS Capital Scholars Honor Program. 

Jackie Jackson Children’s Book Fund:  To purchase children’s books. 

Community Reading Program: 

One Book Fund: To support the One Book, On UIS community reading program. Past One Book, One UIS programs have brought award-winning authors Congressman John Lewis and Katherine Boo to speak at UIS.

See the complete list of Brookens Library gift funds: