When you make a charitable contribution, you want to be sure that your money will be used effectively to improve the quality of life in our community. A gift to the Norfolk Public Library is an excellent way to ensure quality library services for the Norfolk area. So many successful people tell stories of how important the library has been in their lives. Each day in Norfolk, our library staff reaches out to children and adults to help them grow and learn. We foster a lot of reading and provide the vital information services people need. The continued excellence in services of the Norfolk Public Library is a tribute to the generosity and support of people like you.
There are many reasons to give to the Norfolk Public Library. The following information briefly describes several fine ways to give to your library. We are always happy to discuss options with you so that your gift can truly reflect the spirit in which it is given.
Giving OpportunitiesThe Norfolk Public Library Foundation
There are several options for giving a gift to the Library. All gifts are tax deductible. Donations to Norfolk Public Library can be tax deductible.
The Foundation was established approximately 10 years ago. There are two ways to give to the Foundation. When you contribute to one of the permanent endowment funds, you can feel secure that your gift will last forever because each contribution is placed in trust and only the interest earnings are used. Donations to the current needs fund will be used to fund current projects that will help Norfolk Public Library achieve excellence. A gift to the Norfolk Public Library Foundation will be a gift in perpetuity to support library services. It will help ensure quality libraries now and in the future and help support the library's mission of creating a city of readers.
The Friends of the Norfolk Public Library
The Friends are an enthusiastic group of library supporters who work hard to promote library services. A donation to the Friends will help support special library activities and programs, such as the Summer Reading Program. We will be happy to answer your questions if you are interested in finding out more about making a donation to the Friends. The Friends also accept book donations. Books that are donated may be added to the Library's collection or sold at the Used Book Sale to generate funds for library services, programs, and materials.