Donations & Grants

Your generous donations and grants enable F.O.L.K. to support our libraries, literacy, our scholarship recipients and our community.  Through your increased donation levels we can continue our support of the libraries and meet the needs of our Kona communities.  Mahalo.

Friends of the Libraries, Kona Acknowledges the Generosity of these 2022 Major Donors

Thank you for your generous contributions in support of our Kona Public Libraries


Anonymous Grant to the F.O.L.K. Scholarship Fund

James and Linda Odom Kid's Reading Program

Arne & Ruth Werchick MLIS Scholarship Fund

Irene Horvath

Keith & Joyce Kimball F.O.L.K. Scholarship Program


Don & Roberta Gallagher

In Memoriam Donations

Members have asked to make a donation to F.O.L.K. on behalf of a deceased loved one.  Donations will be acknowledged with a new book with a book plate honoring the memory of your loved one and it will be added to one of our library collections.  

In Memoriam Donations will be accepted at levels of $50.00 or more.

In Memoriam

We remember those who have passed away and the generosity of those who made donations in their names.

Lily Able

Brianna Alvarez

Kate Goodson

Fred Hornbruch III

Joyce Kimball

Denise Ulrich

Book Donations

Friends of the Libraries, Kona welcomes gifts of books to sell in our lobby and at monthly book sales. All proceeds from these sales are used to benefit the libraries of West Hawaii in Kealakekua and Kailua-Kona. Receipts are available upon request.

Drop-off days at the Kailua-Kona Library loading dock are on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Kealakekua Library donations are accepted at the circulation desk during open hours.  

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