HARFORD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC

aka HCPL Foundation   |   Belcamp, MD   |  www.hcplonline.org

Mission

The Harford County Public Library Foundation raises supplemental funding and community awareness to support the Library's capacity to provide new and expanding services, materials, and access for all people living and working in Harford County, MD.

Ruling year info

1999

Foundation Director

Ms. Jenny Dombeck

Main address

1221-A Brass Mill Rd

Belcamp, MD 21017 USA

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EIN

23-2987712

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (B11)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Harford County Public Library Foundation strives to provide Harford County Public Library with financial support to expand its services and materials to offer the residents of Harford County access to new technologies, programs, materials, and resources to develop literacy skills. We strive to make that happen in a timely manner. We are working to help Harford County residents with innovative ideas to expand their skills, learning, and engage their love for the library.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Summer Reading Challenge

The annual Summer Reading Challenge provides the children of Harford County with a fun, educational experience to build literacy skills and reduce learning loss during the summer months.

Population(s) Served
Non-adult children
Adults

The Library continues to evolve to provide materials and technologies to engage and support the community. Recent additions to the Library's materials collection supported by our Foundation have included STEM kits, musical instruments, and digital databases.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Library has been actively creating new innovative spaces including the Innovation Lab at the Abingdon Library, Streamworks at the Bel Air Library and Lafayette's Landing at the Havre de Grace Library. These spaces provide the Harford County community access to new technologies such as 3D printers and virtual reality goggles.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Harford County Public Library Foundation strives to provide the Harford County Public Library with financial support to expand its services and materials to offer the residents of Harford County access to new technologies, programs, materials and resources to develop literacy skills, engage in a love of reading, and spur an interest and skill development in innovation and creative exploration.

The Harford County Public Library Foundation develops and cultivates relationships with private donors, companies and organizations that can offer financial support through individual giving, grants and sponsorship. The Foundation hosts several events each year including a signature annual Gala.

The Harford County Public Library Foundation has a dedicated board, event committees and the support of the Harford County Public Library to effectively communicate with businesses and residents about the materials, programs and innovative spaces the Library offers, and to demonstrate the impact county-wide. Their efforts result in the raising of funding, in-kind services, and goodwill to support the Foundation's goals.

In recent years the Harford County Public Library Foundation was able to complete successful capital campaigns to support the creation of the new Early Literacy Center at the Bel Air Library and the new Havre de Grace Library. The Foundation was also able to secure funding for a new musical instrument collection and a STEM kit collection.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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HARFORD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION INC

Board of directors
as of 10/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Carolyn Lambdin

Mary Hastler

CEO, Harford County Public Library

Mark DiBerardino

Meaghan Alegi

Harford County Government

Katherine Kelly

Carolyn Lambdin

Morris A. Mechanic Foundation

Deborah Williams

APG Federal Credit Union

Andy Guckert

M & T Bank

Jansen Robinson

Landmark Physical Security Services

Vincent Simpson

Booz Allen Hamilton

Taryn Martin

Matthew Buecker

BGE

Robin Sommer

MidAtlantic Photographic

Sharon Lipford

Jackie Siejack

Chesapeake Employers Insurance

Laurie Slizewski

Carol Wright

Phil Logan

Chesapeake Bank of Maryland

Bradley Stover

Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC

Diane Edwards Moore

Allied Universal-Risk Advisory Consulting Service/Threat Disaster and Emergency Response Division

Angela Rose

Harford County Chamber of Commerce

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/9/2020,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
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Sexual orientation
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Disability status
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Race & ethnicity

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