Library Legacy Circle

Ensure the promise of the library will continue for generations to come.

Leave Your Library a Legacy

Libraries are built on a promise – a promise that our lives will all be better if we share and benefit from easy access to the power of inspiration, information, and ideas. It helps us all participate even more fully in life. By making a planned gift, you pay forward the idea that we can continue to build a better community if we keep learning and engaging with each other.

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Learn More about Making a Planned Gift to Our Library

Contact Phil Edwards, Donor Relations Officer, at (612) 543-8114 or pedwards@hclib.org.

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Other Helpful Planned Giving Information

Legal Name

Friends of the Hennepin County Library (or its legal successor organization)
Tax-exempt # (EIN): 36-3579536

Contact Info

Address: 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 543-8100

Some Questions You May Be Asking

Benefits of being part of the Library Legacy Circle include invitations to special events and receptions hosted by the Friends of HCL, and your name listed in the annual report, which inspires others to follow your generous lead.

Planned gifts to our library may take many forms in order to meet your philanthropic objectives and provide benefit to the organization. Common planned gifts include bequests in a will, designation of an organization as a beneficiary of a retirement asset, IRA, or life insurance, or establishment of a charitable remainder trust.

Everything you need for a better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

~Henri Frederic Amiel

We promise to manage your library legacy with care and integrity.