A book is a lasting tribute to the memory of a loved one. With your donation, the Newark Free Library will purchase a book . You may request a book in the subject of your choice or allow the librarian to make a selection.
A bookplate on the inside cover of the book will note your name and the name of the person in whose memory the book is being given.
An acknowledgement will also be sent to the family if requested.
The suggested minimum donation is $30
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A book is the perfect fit for any occasion. The Newark Free Library invites you to celebrate special occasions by making a contribution to the library. You may request a book in the subject of your choice or allow the librarian to make a selection.
A book plate on the inside cover will note the name of the person being honored and the occasion the book commemorates.
· Birthday or Anniversary
· Graduation or Retirement
· Wedding or Birth
· Thank You
· Holiday Gift
· Other Occasions
The suggested minimum donation is $30.
In addition to the book plate, an announcement of your gift to the Honor Books Program will be sent to the person you designate, informing them of your thoughtfulness. The amount of the donation will not be disclosed in the acknowledgement.
As the donor, you will receive a letter of thanks as well as a receipt for your tax-exempt contribution to the library.
To download a form please click on the link below:
Please send the following information to the library:
I'd like to donate a book in Honor or Memory of
Occasion - Memorial Birthday Retirement
Graduation Anniversary Marriage
Thank you Holiday gift
Your Name, Address, Phone, e-mail
Please make checks payable to the Friends of the Newark Free Library
750 Library Ave Newark, DE 19711
Acknowledgement sent to (optional)