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Alone, we can do so little. Together, we can do so much.

- Helen Keller

Who we are

The Foundation's purpose is to:

  • offer state and regional scholarships and grants to encourage professional growth and support library services in educational settings
  • carry on other charitable and educational activities associated with this goal.
  • form Partnerships with Library and Educational Associations, Booksellers, and other groups who share our interests in promoting Digital and Information Literacy.

More information about the available grants can be found on our CSLF Grants page.



Ways to Give

Donations to the Foundation funds projects that support California school library services.

You may target your donation for a specific project or for general support.
You will receive an email donation receipt for your tax records.

What we do

Fund the Rosemarie Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Librarian Education

Fund the Earlene Billing Travel Grant for CSLA Conference Attendees

Partner with Mackin to fund the CSLA Technology Award

Offer grants for projects that inform our communities of the value of school libraries

Sponsor “The Greatness of School Libraries” award at the annual California Student Media Festival

Foundation Board


Katie Williams


Teacher Librarian, retired


Lesley Farmer


Professor of Library Media
California State University Long Beach

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Terry Lai


Teacher Librarian, retired

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Kate Applebee


Teacher Librarian
Grand Terrace High School
Grand Terrace, CA

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Renée Ousley-Swank


School Library Technology Consultant
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA


Hall Davidson


Senior Director, Global Learning Initiatives
Discovery Education

Robyn Justus


Teacher Librarian, retired

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Rosan Cable

Ex-Officio Member

Teacher Librarian
Garden Grove High School
Garden Grove, CA

Contribute to the California School Library Foundation to honor and remember loved ones, colleagues, and other special individuals.

The California School Library Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable foundation.


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