Mission Statement

The mission of the Johnstown Public Library Foundation is to benefit, promote, and generally support the Johnstown Public Library; provide financial assistance to the Library; organize programs that engage the community; and assist in making the Library's programs and facilities more valuable to the community.

​​​38 South Market Street / Johnstown NY 12095  (518) 762-8317


The Johnstown Public Library Foundation was established in 2017 as a 501c3 nonprofit corporation.  It raises funds to support the needs of the Johnstown Public Library, and helps maintain its viability for future generations.  The Foundation has plans to both supplement the library’s operating budget and fund significant projects. 

The Foundation can be supported through outright gifts as well as estate plans.  Donations can be mailed to:

Johnstown Public Library Foundation

38 S Market St

Johnstown NY 12095   

Place your order here.  Orders can also be placed at the Library.  All orders must be received by December 13.  


Susan Palmer Johnson, President
J. Christopher Foss, Vice President

Sarah Slingerland, Treasurer
Virginia D’Amore, Secretary


Beth Connelie
Joseph Polidore
Shelley Yerdon

Ex Officio

Erica Wing, Library Director