Support the Library

Monetary Gifts

Monetary support for operations and the endowment benefit the library now and for the future. Your gift helps to maintain traditional resources and incorporate the changes of information technology into the library.

To donate by mail, print, complete and send in our short donation form with your check, payable to the David A. Howe Public Library, to:

David A. Howe Public Library
155 N. Main St.
Wellsville, NY 14895

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Memorial donations to the David A. Howe Public Library are a generous way to remember or honor relatives, friends, or co-workers. For a form and more information, go to our Memorials page.

Planned Giving

Gifts included in estate planning benefit the David A. Howe Public Library now and for the future. A bequest in your will ensures that the library will continue to provide informational and recreational programs and services for the generations to come. Please talk to your financial adviser about gifts that benefit both you and the library.

Gifts to the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is an auxiliary group of volunteers who assist the library.

A contribution to the Friends of the Library automatically gives you membership in the Friends. You may write a check to the Friends of the David A. Howe Library. Any size donation is welcomed.

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Book Donations

Items may be donated to the David A. Howe Public Library for the collection if they are in good condition and meet the library’s selection policy. Items not added to the collection are sold in the book sale to benefit the library.

Donations may be brought to the main desk of the library during open hours. If you need help unloading boxes, please call ahead of time so that a staff person can meet you in the garage behind the library.

Please email the library if you have questions regarding gifts or donations.

All contributions are tax-deductible in the U.S. The David A. Howe Public Library is recognized as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Updated: November 27, 2023 — 4:10 pm