"The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it."~ William James, American philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
When you want reach beyond the needs of today and light the way for the learners of tomorrow, consider supporting one of the DCLS Endowment Funds. These funds are designed to provide a secure source of funding to assist in a number of critical areas of library service for future generations, from making certain the library doors are open, to engaging children with quality children’s literature, to providing up-to-date resources to job seekers.
Click here to email us with questions about donating and "Encouraging Future Readers".
Choose an Endowment Fund You would like to Donate to:
(Please select one)
The Light the Way to Learning Endowment Fund
The Joan Y. Leopold Endowment Fund
Carole DeSoto Endowment Fund
The Children's Endowment Fund
Linda V. Wetterau Endowment Fund
The M. Jean Sneeder Endowment Fund
The Katherine M. and Joseph H. Myers Endowment Fund
Click here to learn more about each fund and the service it supports.
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Encourage Future Readers
Honor Someone Special
Purchase Books for Children
Giving Tree Donations
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2nd Century Campaign
Smart Talk: Libraries Transform
2nd Century Donors
Remembering the Library in your Will
Share a Library Story
Partners at the Library
How to Make a Gift
Questions about Donating
Become a Sustaining Donor
Project Open Book
Establish an Endowment
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