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Donations to the Library

Monetary Donations

Donations of any amount are gladly accepted and may be made by credit card, check, or cash.  Monetary donations for general purpose are most often used for purchasing materials or providing programs and services. 

  • Donation by credit card - please call the Customer Service Desk at (650) 903-6336.
  • Donation by check - payable to: Mountain View Public Library and send by mail to Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View, CA 94041, or in person.
  • Donation by cash - visit the Library in person.
  • Donation receipts will be sent by regular mail. To inquire about making a donation for a specific purpose, please contact Library Administration at (650) 903-6335.

Memorial and Gift Donations

 A memorial gift or a gift to honor a special person or occasion may be made in any amount to purchase Library materials. A bookplate with the name of the person being honored will be added to specially selected materials.  Please contact Library Administration (650) 903-6335 for more information and to discuss other types of memorial gifts.   

Materials Donations to the Friends of the Library

Donations of gently used materials that are in good condition may be made to the Friends of the Library for sale either online, at book sales, or in their Lobby Shop.  The Friends of the Library is a 501(c)3 organization and donations are tax deductible.

Please visit the Friends of the Library donations page for guidelines and more information about how to donate books, DVDs, CDs, or games to benefit the Mountain View Library.
The Mountain View Public Library values your support and appreciates any donations you are able to make.

Thank you for your support of the Mountain View Public Library!