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 up to 20% more valuable than if sold.

IRA Charitable Roll-Overs

If you will be 70 ½  or older before the end of 2023, 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

Spread the profound benefits of lifelong learning by keeping our library moving boldly forward.

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.