To learn how to donate funds or materials like books, movies, and more in support of the Friends of the Library, visit Support the Friends.
Donations to public libraries are deductible on your federal income tax return, as provided by law. Please consult your financial advisor regarding the full impact of charitable giving on your personal situation.
A Book Tribute is a meaningful way to recognize, thank, or remember a special person or milestone event. Book Tributes also enhance the library’s collection by adding books that are beyond the library’s budget and would not be purchased otherwise.
The library will inscribe your tribute message on a bookplate that will be placed in a newly purchased book. You can select one of four bookplate designs. The minimum gift for a Book Tribute is $15.
To give a book tribute, fill out the online form or complete the print form and mail it with a check or credit card information enclosed. For more information, call (248) 232-2307.
Library Endowment Fund
The library’s Endowment Fund was created as an ongoing source of funding for special collections, programs, projects, and other special intentions that would not be funded otherwise by the library’s budget. The fund is used to complement basic services, which are funded through a millage.
A Donor Recognition Wall at the Main Library recognizes individuals and organizations that have donated to the Endowment Fund at three levels:
To make a contribution, fill out the online form or complete the print form and mail it with a check or credit card information enclosed. For more information, call (248) 232-2307.