Our Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer board of directors, whose mission is to enhance our libraries’ collections, programs, technology, services and facilities through community partnerships, grants, and private fundraising.
Our Friends of the Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of dedicated volunteers whose mission is to support the Library in promoting the enjoyment of reading and the pursuit of lifelong learning. The Friends enhance our libraries’ collections, programs, and services through funds raised through their Internet sales, their used bookstore at the Orange Public Library & History Center, book sale areas at the Taft and El Modena Branch Libraries, and periodic large book sale events.
The Library Board of Trustees consists of 5 members appointed by the City Council. Although the Board generally functions in an advisory capacity, it is responsible for library policies and regulations. Monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees are open to the public.