Make a Contribution

A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessities of life. - Henry Ward Beecher

Donating to the Library Foundation is easy and gives back to the Anne Arundel County community in ways that make a difference. There are several convenient ways that you can help:

Individual Gift

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Every dollar makes each branch more welcoming, better equipped, more convenient, and better places to learn and grow. Your gift helps ensure the library is there when people, during every phase of life, need it most.

Use the online donation form to easily make a one-time tax-deductible contribution via credit card from anywhere.

To acknowledge your favorite branch with your gift, please use the comment box under the designation section in the form.

Mail your check to: Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation, 5 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Each of our 16 branch locations has a Library Foundation donation box located near the circulation desk. Remittance envelopes are available to ensure your gift gets to the Library Foundation as soon as possible. 

DipJar – a convenient way to donate $5 to the library with your credit card when visiting a branch.

Recurring Gift

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Creating life-long readers depends on steady, reliable support from committed literacy champions like you. Monthly giving is the easiest, most effective way to support Anne Arundel County Public Library. When you commit to a recurring gift, you will quickly see how your sustained investment can ensure literacy and learning for all. Ongoing, sustaining support is the best way to ensure your generous contributions can do the most good for critical needs of the library today and in the future. Since your gifts are processed automatically, you have peace of mind that you are making a difference.

Make a monthly tax-deductible contribution via credit card online. Simply use the donation form and check the box next to “Make this a recurring gift”.

Tribute and Memorial Gift

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Celebrate the important people in your life and make a lasting impact for the Anne Arundel County Public Library. Recognize someone significant, commemorate a milestone, or honor a lost loved one by making a special gift in their name.

Honor and memorial gifts to the library not only strengthen literacy and learning in our community, but also make possible services and opportunities that could not happen without this meaningful commitment for current and future generations.

To ensure this gift is recognized properly, please check “To give a Honor/Memorial Gift” in the donation form below. Interested in recognizing someone in a more significant way? Please contact Julie Kizer Ball, Development Manager.

Esther D. Robinson Memorial Tree


Preserve a Loved One’s Legacy and Life-Long Love of the Library 

Donate for an engraved leaf on the Esther D. Robinson Memorial Tree at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck branch.  Click here to learn more and donate for an engraved leaf.