Ways to Donate

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Give back to the library you love with a donation today. 

More Ways to Give to Your Library

Donate by Check or Phone

Make checks payable to ‘Friends of HCL’ and send to:

300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Or call us at (612) 543-8108.

Employer Match

Search your employer and double (or even triple) your impact.

Make a Tribute Donation

Donate to support the library in honor or memorial of a loved one. Honorary bookplates are available for gifts $50+.

Donate by Stock or Wire Transfer

When you give stocks, it’s fully tax-deductible and more than 30% more valuable than if sold.

IRA Charitable Roll-Overs

If you will be 70 ½  or older before the end of 2021, you may be eligible for tax-advantaged giving with a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

Donor Advised Funds

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is like a bank account for your charitable giving. It’s one of the easiest ways to give and grow what you have to give.

Make a Planned Gift

Leave a legacy for your library by including Friends of the Hennepin County Library in your will or estate plans.

Join the Library Leadership Circle

Leave a legacy for your library by including Friends of the Hennepin County Library in your will or estate plans.

Friends Membership

We’d love you to join our community of library supporters. A donation of any amount will make you a Friends member

Feel free to ask

Still have questions?  We’re happy to help!    

You worked hard for it. 

We’re proud to use your money wisely.