General Information

The NYLA Disaster Relief Fund provides financial assistance to libraries in New York that have been damaged or destroyed by natural or manmade disasters like flooding, hurricanes, fire, etc. Your donation will go toward repairing a library building, replacing destroyed items in the collection, and more!

 

To donate to the Disaster Relief Fund, click here.

 

To report a library that has been damaged and may be in need of support, please send the library name and e-mail address of the library director to NYLA via director@nyla.org

 


Disaster Relief Fund Distributions

2017
Amsterdam Free Library (Fire Damage)
Cheney Library (Water Damage)

2016
Berne Public Library (Water Damage)

2013
Fort Plain Public Library (Water Damage)

2012
Brooklyn Public Library (Superstorm Sandy)
East Rockaway Public Library (Superstorm Sandy)
Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library (Superstorm Sandy)
Island Park Public Library (Superstorm Sandy)
Long Beach Public Library (Superstorm Sandy)
Queens Library (Superstorm Sandy)
Yonkers Riverfront Library (Superstorm Sandy)

2011
Coburn Free Library (Hurricane Irene)
Desmond-Fish Library (Hurricane Irene)
Goshen Public Library (Hurricane Irene)
MacArthur Elementary School (Hurricane Irene)
Moffat Library (Hurricane Irene)
Middleburgh Public Library (Hurricane Irene)
Owego Elementary School Library (Hurricane Irene)
Owego Elementary School (Hurricane Irene)
Rye Free Reading Room (Hurricane Irene)
Schoharie County Court Library (Hurricane Irene)
Schoharie Free Assoc. Library (Hurricane Irene)
Wallkill Public Library (Hurricane Irene)
Wells Memorial Library (Hurricane Irene)

 

Brooklyn Public Library Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library Cheney Library Yonkers Riverfront Library East Rockaway Public Library Amsterdam Free Library