Mission: Promotion of the continued growth and development of the public library in rapid city, sd, its general welfare, and public relations, as well as increasing the size and number of holdings of library materials.
Programs: In 2014, the foundation focused on strategic plan goals and approved funding for a new local history room to be constructed with in the downtown branch of the library. This room will house historical documents in a climate controlled space. They also approved funding for a makerspace area and equipment. This space will foster participatory learning and programing for s. T. E. M. And aristic disciplines.