WhO WE ARE

Mission

The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation supports the Santa Barbara Public Library by funding large-scale initiatives.

The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation is currently raising funds for the critically needed projects at our Central library. Find out more under What We Fund.

Our Vision

The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation strives to make the Library the cultural heart of Santa Barbara community life, where all are welcome.

Our Values

The Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation believes that libraries:

  • Are the cornerstone of our democracy, providing an information hub of knowledge and skills needed to participate in a civil society.
  • Serve our community as a gathering place for shared interests and free learning.
  • Continue the tradition and mission of American libraries in welcoming all people who seek equal access to learning.
  • Ensure the freedom to read, to view, to speak and to participate.

History

Who We Are

Our Success

History

Who We Are

Our Success

Alan Brumberger is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Michigan Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Brumberger is the Chief Executive Officer and General Securities Principal for Emerald Point Capital, LLC a FINRA Registered Broker Dealer in New York. He has held numerous leadership positions and Board memberships in various philanthropic organizations and investment banking firms including President and CEO of Shearson American Express International Limited, the firm’s international investment banking arm in London. He is excited to do his part to help the Santa Barbara Public Library continue and build upon its remarkable record of being a fundamental community resource in broadening our citizens’ literacy.