Ways to Give

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          Your Personal Commitment

            Online:                  www.houstonlibraryfoundation.org/donate/

                Mail:                      Houston Public Library Foundation

                                               550 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77080

                Select:                 Greatest needs or specify your preference

(HPLF honors your choice and will direct the funds according to your preferences. If no selection is designated, the funds support Greatest Needs and may include operating support.)

          Your Company’s Commitment

Many corporations donate in support of causes that interest their employees and match their corporate objectives. Contact your HR department for details.

          Your Community’s Commitment

Do you belong to a chamber, social, or civic group? Ask for their support or make a donation in their honor.

            Honor Your Friends, Colleagues, and Loved Ones

When you donate in honor or memory of someone, the honoree receives a note that you made a donation.

            Join the Julia Ideson Legacy Society

Adding HPLF as a bequest in your will continues to support your interests for generations to come.


Houston Public Library volunteers work alongside librarians in neighborhood libraries and may lead programs based upon interest and ability.

Friends of the Houston Public Library is a program of the HPL Foundation. Friends volunteers sort donated books and organize the semi-annual public bargain book sales. Becoming a Friends Member supports the organization while receiving special privileges.


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