Donating to the Endowment Trust

What can I donate to the Endowment?

The Endowment can accept or arrange gifts such as:

  • Cash
  • Appreciated securities, bonds, or closely held stock
  • Wills/Bequests
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Other estate plans recommended by your attorney or financial advisor

How can I make a gift to the Endowment Trust?

Contact Library Director at 717-533-6555, x3715 or

Before making a gift, consult with your financial advisor or attorney about tax
implications and gifts, investments, and estate plans that can maximize the benefits of the contribution.

A $5000 gift or more is named on a lobby plaque. We can work with donors who are interested in landscape, book or furnishings gifts.

Are any other donations possible?

The Library also has an Honor and Memorial Gift Book Program. Funds are used to purchase books or media in someone’s name. A personalized bookplate is placed on the items. Landscape and other commemorative gifts are available. Donations to the Friends can be made at any time.