APLF/Books Revisited


Overview of Alamogordo Public Library Foundation, Inc.


The Alamogordo Public Library Foundation, Inc. (APLF) was formed in 2004 to provide funds for library capital improvements not funded by the City of Alamogordo, promote library programs and cultural events and to plan for eventual library expansion.

•APLF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization managed by a volunteer Board of Directors and completely staffed by community volunteers.

•Monetary donations are always accepted. Funds designated for the Building Fund are placed in a restricted investment portfolio. Other cash donations are used for more immediate needs.

•Donations of good quality books, CD's, DVD's, puzzles, games, etc. are always accepted for resale.

•APLF sponsors "Books Revisited", a gently-used bookstore in the White Sands Mall, completely staffed and operated by volunteers. Books Revisited is open Wednesdays thru Saturdays from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.

•As with cash donations, bookstore proceeds are invested and/or used for immediate needs.

•The APLF works for a library that, through innovative and state of the art facilities, is a beacon of lifelong learning and a leader in the pursuit of enlightened civic engagement.

Alamogordo Public Library Foundation, Inc. (APL Foundation), founded in 2004 to raise funds for the Alamogordo Public Library , was created as part of the campaign to get a new library building in Alamogordo. The Foundation raises money both for the new building and for general library purposes. The City of Alamogordo budgets about $750,000 each year for operating the library, but usually does not provide any funds for capital improvements. Legal status: APL Foundation was:

•incorporated as a New Mexico nonprofit corporation, May 3, 2004

•registered as a charity with the New Mexico Attorney General on August 25, 2004

•granted 501(c)(3) public charity status by the IRS, October 27, 2004 (retroactive to May 3, 2004)

Tax numbers:

•our New Mexico State Corporation Number is 2459923

•our EIN (Federal tax number) is 20-1283200

•our CRS ID (New Mexico tax number) is 03-052957-00-3