Donations

Charitable Giving

You can make a direct cash donation on our website. Simply click the Paypal button below to use your credit or debit card. The Northlake Public Library District warmly welcomes all charitable donations of any amount.

Corporate Giving

All donations and sponsorships to The Northlake Public Library District qualify as charitable donations for tax purposes. The library is a tax exempt non profit organization. For more information, please contact Director Sharon Highler shighler@northlakelibrary.org

Estate Planning

Please consider the Northlake Public Library District when planning your estate. All gifts and bequests to the library will make a significant difference to the ability to serve our community for generations to come.

Friends of the Northlake Public Library District

The Friends of the Northlake Public Library is an organization whose primary purpose is to support the library through fund-raising activities. The Friend’s fund-raising activities provide the library with equipment, services, and other materials which the library might not otherwise be able to provide. The Friends have fundraisers throughout the year: popup book sales, bake sales, rummage sales, raffles, etc. If you are interested in joining the friends, please contact the Friends of the Library Liaison, Laura Bartnik:  lbartnik@northlakelibrary.org

New Book Donations

Dedicating a book or other materials is a unique way to commemorate special events or honor the memory of loved ones. With the monetary gift, the library will select a recently acquired book (or other library material) for dedication from one of the subject areas you suggest. You also will receive a card from the library acknowledging your book dedication. A book plate announcing your gift is inserted in the front of every dedicated book or item. Please include:
  • Name of the person you wish to honor or remember
  • Subject area(s) or genres from which the staff should select a book
  • Check made out to Northlake Public Library District

Used Book Donations

The Northlake Public Library accepts donations year round. Items may be added to the general collection or placed in our book sale. Unfortunately we cannot accept:
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Anything that is in tape format: no VHS tapes, no music cassettes, no audiotapes, no books on cassettes or tape.
All donated materials must be clean, dry, and in good condition. Donations may be dropped off at the Circulation Desk at any time. If you have a large amount of materials to donate, please call ahead at (708) 562-2301.

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