Friends of The Library
Donors of $25 or more are eligible to receive Friends of the Library cards. Friends of the Library cards give you early access to the Indy Library Store book sales and also provide preferred seating at the annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture. Friends cards are transferrable.
$25-$34 – 1 card
$35-$49 – 2 cards
$50 – $99 – 4 cards
$100+ – 8 cards
Make sure you check the box if you’d like to receive Friends cards!
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A tribute gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation is a thoughtful way to celebrate the life of someone special, whether a friend or family member. Perhaps your loved one had a favorite author or book or loved the Library and a remembrance feels appropriate. Maybe there is a special occasion like retirement, a milestone birthday or anniversary, graduation...any event that demands a little extra thought or warrants a unique gift.View Memorial Giving FAQs
Leave a legacy for the Library. You can make a planned gift such as a contribution in a will, through a life insurance or retirement plan or other arrangements that can generate income for you. Whatever your goals, the Library Foundation can help you shape your legacy gift to support learning at the Library.
- Click here for more information about the Library Foundation Legacy Society and the types of planned gifts we accept.
- You can fill out this form to join the Legacy Society.
- Click here to see a list of the members of our Planned Giving Advisory Committee.
Have questions? Contact us.
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation can accept gifts of stock. You can find instructions here. Please call us at 317-275-4700 if you have any questions.
The Library Foundation adheres to the highest ethical standards in fundraising and financial management. As a donor to the Library Foundation, you have rights.View Donor Bill of Rights