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Ways to Give

There are more ways than ever to give in support of TCPL. Every gift is appreciated, no matter the size. Your financial and personal information will be kept completely confidential. We will not sell, trade, or barter your information.


Make a one-time or recurring gift on our secure online donation form by clicking here.


Call us at 607 275-1561.


Download and print the donation form and send it with your check (made payable to Tompkins County Public Library Foundation) or credit card information to:

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation

PO Box 6727

Ithaca, NY 14851-6727


"Adopt" a one or three year subscription to a title currently in TCPL's collection. Learn more about the program by clicking here.

Gifts of Stock

To make gifts of stock, please contact Kerry Barnes at 607 275-1532 for current information.

Required minimum distribution from a traditional IRA

Make a required minimum distribution from your  traditional IRA to the Library Foundation, a qualified charity. If you're over age 70.5, this is not considered a taxable donation (up to $100,000. For more information, call Kerry Barnes at 607 275-1532.

Endowed and One-Time Funds

Establish a fund in your name or the name of a loved one. To learn more, click here or call Kerry Barnes at 607 275-1532.

Legacy and Planned Giving

Designate a gift in your estate plan or establish an endowment fund. Learn more by clicking here or call Kerry Barnes at 607 275-1532.

The Tompkins County Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered with the IRS and New York State. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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