Your gift keeps your libraries stocked, accessible and innovative!

We will acknowledge your gift with a tax-id letter within a week of your donation. Your donation is tax deductible (Tax ID: #94-2612557).

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Donate By Mail

Please mail checks to our mailing address:

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries
P.O. Box 8472
Santa Cruz, CA 95061-8472

Questions? We welcome your calls: (831) 427-7716

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Donating to Specific Programs:

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The Friends of the Library can’t survive without your generous unrestricted donations to help with projects as they are requested by your wonderful libraries.

Books and Materials

The Friends of the Santa Cruz Library is now accepting donations for our Book Fund Drive (BFD). Donations from the BFD go to the purchase of books, audio books, DVDs and CDs for our system-wide collection. Please note “Book Fund Drive” on your membership envelope and your check.

Please consider giving as a tribute as either a gift or in memory of a loved one

“In Honor Of…” Memorial Contribution

What better gift could be given than the gift of literacy? Please don’t forget to include the address of the recipient, so we can let them know of your generosity!

“In Memory Of…” Memorial Contributions

There is nothing more precious than remembering a loved one who loved reading and libraries by supporting the Library through its Friends in memorial donations and bequests. Please note “In Memory Of…” on your membership envelope and your check.

And thanks to some of our wonderful Sponsors & Collaborators!