A gift in honor or in memory of someone you love is a meaningful way to pay tribute to a person, group, occasion or milestone.
Your contribution of any amount will be acknowledged with a personalized letter sent to the person you specify. With Tribute Bookplate, a contribution of $35 or more allows you the option of having a bookplate installed in a physical book in our collections for all to see. Visit the Donate Now page to make a tribute gift today.
A Tribute Bookplate is a meaningful way to recognize, thank or remember a special person or milestone event while giving back to the library. For your gift, the library will place a bookplate bearing the tribute’s name in a piece in our collection.
Your Tribute Bookplate:
- Honors someone you care about
- Supports your community library
- Gives the gift of knowledge to members of your community
Visit the Donate Now page to make a tribute gift or download and print the form below (specific to the library of your choice) to mail your tribute gift. Please note that there is a minimum donation of $35 for a Tribute Bookplate, and larger contributions are welcome.
Find your Library’s Tribute Bookplate Form
- Collinsville Community Library Tribute Book Program
- Dillsburg Area Public Library Tribute Book Program
- Dover Area Community Library Tribute Book Program
- Red Land Community Library Tribute Book Program
- Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock Tribute Book Program
- Guthrie Memorial Library Tribute Book Program
- Kreutz Creek Library Tribute Book Program
All Tribute gifts are tax-deductible donations to the library. These gifts provide much-needed funding for the programs and services offered to everyone in the community.
For more information, please contact the Development Office by phone at 717-849-6976 or [email protected].
Tribute Gift FAQs
Yes! All tribute donations are charitable donations and tax-deductible as allowed by law. You will receive an official acknowledgment for tax purposes.
Because of the size and complexity of the library’s collection, we are unable to accommodate requests for bookplates to be placed in specific books. Library staff will select books that complement our collections and match donor intent.
If you wish for someone to be notified of your gift (honoree, next of kin, etc.), then we will send a letter acknowledging your tribute gift. When making your tribute gift, please be sure to include the name and address of the recipient so we may notify them accordingly. The amount of the donation is never disclosed in the notification. You, as the donor, will also receive an official acknowledgment for tax purposes.
No. Although, if you want your tribute to receive notification of your gift, then we kindly ask that you provide a valid mailing address.
No. Any gift can be made anonymously, and our gift forms (both online and hard-copy) provide the option to select “anonymous.”
Yes! Tribute gifts can be made by an individual, a group, or a company.