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Donors

Your support launches and sustains initiatives that change lives. From helping patrons find jobs, to empowering families, to giving teens a microphone (literally), there’s a Library program for everyone. Thank you for powering our Library and empowering every Chicagoan!

$250,000+

  • BMO Harris Bank

$100,000 – 249,999

  • The Allstate Corporation
  • CME Group Foundation
  • Institute of Museum & Library Services
  • Peoples Gas
  • Polk Bros. Foundation

$40,000 – 99,999

  • Advanced Resources LLC
  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • The Barker Welfare Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Comcast
  • Anonymous
  • Exelon
  • Helen M. Harrison Foundation
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Wintrust

$20,000 – 39,999

  • Bank of America
  • Bears Care
  • The Best Buy Foundation
  • The Brinson Foundation
  • Cubs Charities Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund
  • The Danish Arts Council
  • GCM Grosvenor
  • Walter E. Heller Foundation
  • Robert McCormick Foundation
  • Dr. Scholl Foundation
  • Terra Foundation for American Art
  • Union Pacific Foundation

$10,000 – 19,999

  • The Helen Brach Foundation
  • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
  • Jones Day
  • Kinzie Capital Partners
  • KPMG LLP
  • McKinsey Company, Inc.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • The Northern Trust Company
  • The Peninsula Chicago
  • PNC Bank
  • Providence Public Library
  • Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • TAWANI Foundation
  • William Blair

$5,000 – 9,999

  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Chicago Crypto Capital LLC
  • Clarity Partners, LLC
  • Evergreen Real Estate Group
  • Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

$1,000 – 4,999

  • McMaster-Carr Supply Company
  • Clayco
  • Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
  • fairlife, LLC
  • FCB
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • IceMiller LLP
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Katz & Stefani, LLC
  • Limitless Creative
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • U.S. Cellular Corporation
  • Wrightwood Neighbors Conservation

$500 – 999

  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Lucy’s Children’s Fund
  • SkinnyCorp, LLC

$250 – 499

  • Bright Funds Foundation
  • Chicago Innovation
  • Forefront

$100,000+

  • Anonymous
  • Elizabeth Amy Liebman
  • The James & Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation
  • Carlette McMullan & John Gibbons
  • Margaret McMullan & Pat O’Connor
  • Margot & Thomas Pritzker Family Foundation
  • Pritzker Foundation

$50,000 – 99,999

  • Michelle Collins
  • Susan & Robert A. Wislow

$25,000 – 49,999

  • Zell Family Foundation
  • Helen & Sam Zell
  • Hackberry Endowment Partners
  • Jodi Block & Barry Malkin
  • Katherine & Judd Malkin
  • The Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation
  • Leslie Bluhm & David Helfland
  • Neil Bluhm
  • Marcy & Greg Carlin
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Elizabeth Crown & Bill Wallace
  • Linda & Richard Filler
  • Leonard C. Goodman
  • Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
  • Hoellen Family Foundation
  • Robert Hoellen
  • John & Mary Jane Hoellen
  • Kemper Educational & Charitable Fund
  • Carol & Lawrence Levy
  • Sue & Thomas F. Pick* & the Pick Family
  • Pritzker Foundation
  • Pamela Scholl
  • Sulzer Family Foundation
  • Suzanne Yoon & Luke Molloy
  • Margaret Backzkowski & Bill Nygren

$10,000 – 24,999

  • Wendy Berger
  • LeRoy Carlson Jr. & Catherine Mouly
  • Holly Johnson Carr & Tom Carr
  • Jane & David Casper
  • The Comer Family Foundation
  • Frances Comer
  • Robert Craigie & Stephanie Comer
  • Carolyn Eleanore Damon Family Foundation
  • Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
  • Deirdre Drake
  • Spark Cremin Paul Dykstra
  • Angela & Geoffrey Euston
  • Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund
  • Jennifer Friedes & Steven C. Florsheim
  • Pam & Steve Hendry
  • David F. Heroy
  • Leslie S. Hindman
  • Lavin Family Foundation
  • Carol Lavine Bernick
  • Roger Liew & Suzi Desai
  • Christopher & Kathleen Miller
  • Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • Col. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker
  • Rachel Kaplan & Robert Riesman
  • Robert J. Rizzo
  • Burt & Sheli Rosenberg
  • Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
  • Mary Lee Schneider & Edward Flam
  • Cherryl T. Thomas

$5,000 – 9,999

  • Erin Arnold & Peter Ruest
  • Jean & John L. Brennan
  • Laurie Champion
  • Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
  • Benn Greenspan
  • Isaac Greenspan
  • Max A. Hart Fund
  • Carylon Foundation
  • Marcie Hemmelstein & David Drew
  • Denise & Adam Hoeflich
  • Archana Kumar
  • Virginia B. & Frederick W. Langrehr
  • Kate & Bryan Logan
  • Sarah Rogers Morris
  • The Richard and Alita Rogers Family Foundation
  • Trisha L. Mowbray
  • Sheila A. Owens & Richard Smart
  • Kathy and Grant Pick Fund at the Chicago Community Trust
  • Mary and John Rayis
  • Linda Johnson Rice
  • Andrea Sáenz & John Bracken
  • The Segal Family Foundation
  • Carole & Gordon Segal
  • Dia S. & Edward S.* Weil Jr.
  • Michael A. Wilson

$2,500 – 4,999

  • Anonymous
  • William & Joan Brodsky Foundation Inc.
  • Rob Cheifetz & Sandt Raitt
  • John & Janet Conneely
  • Anne Megan & Scott Davis
  • Rocco deGrasse
  • DeLu Jackson
  • Sidney Kohl Family Foundation
  • Robert Kohl & Clark Pellett
  • Andrew Ladd
  • Brenda Langstraat & Ve Bui
  • Linda Myers
  • Raitt Cheifetz Family Charitable Fund
  • Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation
  • Shirley & Patrick G. Ryan
  • Alice & John Sabi
  • Libby Savner
  • Patricia & Richard Schnadig
  • Sharon & Mitchell Sheinkop
  • Linda & Gary Stephans
  • Lisbeth Stiffel
  • Laurence P. Szumski
  • Priya & Chris Valenti

$1,000 – 2,499

  • Heather & John Alger
  • Keith Alperin & Elizabeth Lippow
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • William Bard
  • Julie and Roger Baskes Charitable Trust
  • Julie & Roger Baskes
  • Lars Bergstrom
  • Margaret S. & Philip D. Block, Jr. Family Foundation
  • Philip D. Block III Family Foundation
  • Shaun & Andy Block
  • The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
  • Mr. & Mrs. Norman Bobins
  • Cassandra Book
  • Judith Borenstein
  • John Wm. Butler, Jr. & John M. Vanderlinden
  • Thomas Carroll
  • Cathcart Family Foundation
  • Elizabeth Cicchelli & Robert Buono
  • Robert Deisinger
  • Elizabeth & Mark Donnelly
  • The Sidney Epstein and Sondra Berman Epstein Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation
  • Deborah & David Epstein
  • Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Fisher
  • Stanley M. Freehling
  • Mary F. Beaudry & Michael K. Fridkin
  • Tim & Paula Friedman
  • James J. and Louise R. Glasser
  • Mary & Lionel Go
  • Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
  • Richard* & Mary K. Gray
  • Alka & Ajay Gupta Foundation
  • Ajay Gupta
  • Dr. Olwen Hahn Lyon and Mr. Mark Lyon
  • Marguerite D. Hark
  • Vernon R. Broders & Francia E. Harrington
  • The Irving Harris Foundation
  • Joan W. Harris
  • Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin & Daniel E. Levin
  • Carrie Haslett
  • Elaine & Roger Haydock
  • Mary K. Heintz
  • Mary P. Hines
  • Carol Jones & Tom Hynes
  • Judy & John Keller
  • Merrily & William Ketchum
  • Koch Family Foundation
  • Steven Koch
  • Kovler Foundation
  • Andrew Beattie & Jonathan Kruesi
  • Jay Leonard
  • James H. Lowry
  • Cynthia Mathews & John Kenny
  • Christopher McGowan
  • Erin McInerney
  • Cheryl Mayberry McKissack & Eric McKissack
  • Ann & Patrick Meara
  • Shanti S. Nagarkatti
  • Margaret Nanson
  • John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Family Foundation
  • Alexandra & John D. Nichols
  • Jonathan Nieder
  • Abby McCormick O’Neil & D. Carroll Joynes
  • Megan Patel
  • J. Mark Pellegrino
  • Sarah Price
  • The John Pritzker Family Fund
  • William Provis
  • Reynolds Family Foundation
  • Jeff L. Rodgers
  • Madeline & Michael Rosenberg
  • Sandy & Frank Rossi
  • Anne & Allan C. Ryan
  • Diana Sands
  • Deborah & Christopher Santiago
  • Jill E. and Timothy A. Schlindwein
  • Michael Sheeran
  • Louis and Nellie Sieg Fund
  • Margaret E. Silliker & John J. Ryan
  • Dick Simpson
  • Maureen Dwyer Smith & Edward Byron Smith, Jr.
  • Claire Stevens & Gary Okrusko
  • Lisa Taylor
  • Jeanette Thornton-Schwab
  • Elizabeth & Mark Tulach
  • Richard E. Uilhein
  • Kathleen M. Ziegler & Steven J. Venturino
  • Lorrayne Weiss

$250 – 999

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Diana Aixala & Gavin Campbell
  • Khadija Ali & Hussain Bhanpuri
  • Jennifer Alter Warden and Robert L. Warden
  • Emily & Robert Anderson
  • Ms. Sarah Anderson
  • Ariane Andrade
  • Alfred D. Andreychuk
  • Alexis Aria
  • Lindsey & Merrick Axel
  • Susan M. Baird
  • Sarah & Larry Barden
  • Laura & Matthew Barden
  • Jessica Behles
  • Rachel Bertsche & Matthew Levine
  • Margaret A. Bjerklie
  • John Bleeden
  • Dayna Block
  • Philip D. Block III Family Foundation
  • Mrs. Judith S. Block
  • Erin B. Bodendorfer & Michael Neupert
  • Mrs. Lisa Bohl & Dr. Daniel Bohl
  • Elise Paschen & Stuart Brainerd
  • Paul Brenzel
  • Kristopher Brown
  • Suzette & Allan Bulley III
  • Amanda Burns & Kevin Schafer
  • Greg C. Cameron
  • Jackie & Glenn Canigiani
  • Dennis Carlin
  • Julie Carlson
  • Leah & Nicholas Casto
  • Larissa Chaikowsky
  • Mrs. & Mr. Valerie J. Chang
  • Elena Cincione
  • Kristie J. Clemons & James Markich
  • Ellen Costello
  • Mary Jo & John Crosby
  • Christine DeLuca
  • Joanna Deming
  • Bhavana Devulapally
  • Cynthia Dickens
  • Michael Dorf
  • Pamela Duke
  • Katie & Alex Eddy
  • Anne E. Egger
  • Suzanne & Richard Faber
  • Emily Feder
  • Ms. Maia Feigon
  • Jason Feld
  • Jene Fleming
  • Patricia A. Fosmoe
  • Gabrielle Foster
  • Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
  • The Freedman-Stillerman Family
  • Corliss Garner
  • Emily Garrett
  • Sean Garrett
  • Leonora Gatewood
  • Cara Gaziano
  • Tara Brito & Brett Geschke
  • Tangee Gibson
  • Betsy Gidwitz
  • Ashley Cathcart-Giroux & Jonathan Giroux
  • Bill Glascott
  • Cliff Goins IV
  • Hallie S. Goldblatt
  • Pam Gordon
  • Boone Gorges
  • Greenwood Philanthropic Fund
  • Christine Guthrie
  • John Hageman
  • Ginger & Delos Hall
  • Hope Hambleton
  • Sheri Hawkins
  • Seth Hackard
  • Austin Helmke
  • Sarah Hesse
  • Marilyn Hirsch
  • Stephanie Ursula Hodges & Will Perkins
  • Maureen & Charlie Horonzy
  • Jennifer Hugenberg
  • Dennis Hume
  • Courtney Hummel
  • Mary Hutchinson
  • Christine Hutchinson
  • Belisa Jackson
  • Nancy Jacobson
  • Christopher Johnson
  • Stephanie Jones
  • Suzanne & Matt Jones
  • Gaurav Kamboj
  • James Karas
  • Tabetha Katz
  • Daniel & Gloria Kearney Foundation
  • Gloria Kearney
  • Angelique Kelly-Lara
  • Melinda Kennedy
  • Suzanne Krohn
  • Tom Kuczmarksi
  • Paul Ladd
  • Jennifer & Mark Landolt
  • Marsha Lehr
  • Jane & Raymond Leuthold
  • Marc Levy
  • Allison Lewis
  • Denise Lewis & Haston Lewis
  • Michael Lewis
  • Valerie & Michael Lewis
  • Lynn Lockwood & Barrett Murphy
  • Katherine Logan
  • Aedan Maher
  • Kevin Martin
  • Nancy McAndrew
  • Robert E. McCamant
  • Diane & Mark Melio
  • Virginia Midkiff
  • Anne Morrissy
  • Malaika Myers
  • Aarti Nagaraju
  • Ellen & Jeff Nagler
  • Elizabeth Nandi
  • Mrs. Avani & Dr. Nikhil Narang
  • Jacqueline Neal
  • Derek Neathery
  • Michelle Novick
  • Kelly O’Brien
  • Andres Ordoñez
  • Stephanie Ostroff
  • Samuel Perkins & Carolyn Cox
  • Caryle & Robert Perlman
  • Jonathon Pernisek
  • Megan Portanova
  • Rina Ranalli
  • Janet & Jon Rauschenberger
  • Mr. Eric A. Reeves and the Reeves Family
  • Sarahjon & Jack Reilly
  • Boyd V. Rice
  • Ms. Jacqueline Rice
  • Nancy Ross
  • Surya Sabhapathy
  • John Salvino
  • Josh Samson
  • Kevin Schafer
  • Emily & Stephen Schappler
  • Rhoda & Michael Schlesinger
  • Susan & Charles P. Schwartz
  • Darren Serrao
  • Grace L. Shaff
  • Svitlana & Brian Sheppard
  • William Shirey
  • Louise Siberman & Chris Galle
  • Mark Slick
  • Kimberly Speckmann
  • Mary Springberg
  • Karin Stevens
  • Samantha Stevens
  • Carl & Crystal Strickler
  • John Studders & Joanne Studders
  • Michael & Shay Sullivan
  • Patrick Sullivan
  • Justin G. Tabas
  • Maureen Talbot
  • Brian Taylor
  • Elizabeth & Jeff Taylor
  • Andrea & John Telli
  • Vishaal Thanawala
  • Deborah & Howard Tolsky
  • Jay Tremblay
  • Martin Treu
  • Rebecca Tung
  • Henry Utschig
  • Annelie Verbon
  • Greg Vinn
  • Carrie Wall & Martin Makowski
  • Ms. Mary Eileen Wells & Mr. Chris Wells
  • Jessica & Michael Westerkamp
  • Diane & Christopher Watton
  • Becky Whitehurst
  • Courtney Wiersema
  • Esther Wilburn
  • Stacey & Mark Williams
  • Linda D. Woloshin
  • Alicia & Chuck Zich
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Jonathan Alter
  • Sarah A. Brennan
  • Estate of Paul David and Irene R. Carter
  • Jane & David Casper
  • Jeanie F. Child
  • Lydia & Lawrence Crowson
  • Carolyn Eleanor Damon
  • Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
  • Leslie S. Douglass
  • Spark Cremin & Paul Dykstra
  • Darcy L. Evon
  • Linda & Richard Filler
  • Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
  • Jerry Garfield, MSW
  • Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
  • Karen J. Green & David Zisman
  • Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
  • Leslie S. Hindman
  • Fran Manushkin
  • Kevin Matzke
  • Janis McGowan & James Henderson
  • Stanley Paul
  • Cindy F. Pritzker
  • William Provis
  • Holly & Michael Reiter
  • Patricia Ronan
  • Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
  • Ella & Richard Strubel
  • Anne & Marcus Wedner
  • Susan & Robert A. Wislow
  • Legacy Society Member
  • Donor Deceased

$300,000 +

  • FCB

$50,000 – 299,999

  • KPMG LLP

$10,000 – 49,000

  • United Airlines

$1,000 to $9,999

  • Anderson’s Bookstore
  • Penguin Random House

Up to $999

  • Lo & Sons
  • Frank Sokol
  • Wendy A. Berger
    Jane R. Bilger & Andrew I. Philipsborn
  • Susan Brynteson
    Kevin Cline
    Robert Dechert
  • Gregory A. Carlin
    Burt & Sheli Rosenberg
  • Mary Cuny
    Rob Vogelbacher
  • Beth & Josh Davis
    Karen Davis
    John Zachara
  • Donna Dhein
    Daniel & Gloria Kearney Foundation
  • Terrance L. Diamond
    Diane and Wayne Diamond
  • Terri Enghofer
    Nicollette Parra
  • Rhona Frazin
    Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund
    Goldie & Sheldon Holzman
  • Jennifer L. Friedes
    Raitt Cheifetz Family Charitable Fund
  • Sandra Goldfield and David Koepp
    Nancy E. Koepp
  • Adam J. Hecktman
    Leslie & William G. Barker III
  • Stephanie U. Hodges
    Samuel Perkins & Carolyn Cox
  • Jean Igoe Foley
    Justin Foley & Jill Gallant-Foley
  • Brian Ingram and Tammy Lai
    Ross Ingram
  • Emily Johnson
    Clare McGuire
  • Ruth Kane
    Olivia Kane
  • Donna LaPietra
    William & Joan Brodsky Foundation Inc.
    Marilyn E. Fites
    Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
    Nancy J. Lynn & Andrew C. Teitelman
    Nancy McDaniel
    Audrey Tuggle
    Anthony Volpe
  • Michael Lewis
    Christopher & Kathleen Miller
  • Tina K. Linn
    Laura Nitowski
  • Richard Lipman
    Miriam Kalichman & Charles Firke
  • Ben Listyg
    Emily Gerkin
  • Bonnie MacEachern
    Elizabeth Zaretsky
  • Charlotte Macha
    Alison Markette
  • Richard Mason
    Konora Maxwell
  • Susan Matthews
    Steve Matthews
  • Carol Maxwell
    Todd Maxwell
  • Michael Nelson
    John Nelson
  • Terrye and Tyler Neuenschwander
    Chase Neuenschwander
  • David L. Nich
    Catherine Eliasik
  • Sheila A. Owens
    Louise Silberman & Chris Galle
  • Grant D. Pick
    Kathryn R. Pick
  • Tom and Sue Pick
    Terrance Lee Diamond
  • Cindy F. Pritzker
    Lana Baumeister
    The John Pritzker Family Fund
  • Neil Ramchandani
    Megan Patel
  • Enid Roth
    Shannon Roth
  • Susan Hassan and Rodd Schreiber
    Mary and John Rayis
  • The Shank-Crosby Family
    Mary and John Crosby
  • Theresa E. Strandberg
    Nina Hultman
  • Dorothy W. Strause
    Liz Strause
  • Klaus Szekeres
    Tim Rosin
  • Rose Traubert and Sam Schwartz
    Mathew Loonin
  • Susan & Robert A. Wislow
    Vernon R. Broders & Francia E. Harrington
    Laurie Champion
    Alice & John Sabi
  • Rosalee Wolfe
    John Keeley
  • Paula Worthington
    Miriam Kalichman & Charles Firke
  • Suzanne Yoon
    Linda Myers
    Ken Porrello & Sherry McFall
    Rosemary Rehaka
  • Sidney A. Avery Jr.
    William Bard
  • Vera A. Avery
    William Bard
  • James R. Donnelley
    The Barker Welfare Foundation
    Audrey Tuggle
  • Sondra B. Epstein
    Mary & Jerry Kaltman
  • Betty Falasz
    Carl Slaughter
  • James Gallagher
    William Bard
  • Clark Joseph M. Haslanger
    Lindsey Tanner
  • Charlotte Kim
    Cherryl Thomas, The Helen Brach Foundation
  • Dorothy L. Korn
    Eric Singer
    John Studders & Joanne Studders
  • Mignon Leung Kamath
    Christine Bork
    Janna Patterson
  • Elena Malaga
    Julie Malaga
  • Peggy L. Oakley and George L. Oakley
    Patricia and Richard Schnadig
  • Elizabeth Parsaee
    Ellen Kane
  • Frank M. Preucill
    William Bard
  • M.M. Reed
    H. Patricia Blackshire
  • Grace Rowell
    Antar Rowell
  • Dorothy Smith Poss
    William Bard
  • Peggy Sullivan
    Stuart Miller
  • Velma M. Thomas
    Cherryl Thomas, The Helen Brach Foundation
  • Flores J. Webb
    Flor Bishop

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