The strength of the Library reflects the value our community puts on education, access and civic engagement. Please give, if you share this vision for a better Dayton.


When you Adopt A Book, you make a statement – you want to ensure that the books our community needs will be available at the Library. Personalized bookplates can celebrate a special person or event. (Learn more)
You can create a legacy to help ensure that the Library will continue to serve the community in innovative ways for years to come by including the Dayton Metro Library Foundation in your will or estate plan. (Learn more)

Gifts at any level are gratefully accepted and will support the Foundation's strategic initiatives. All donations to the Dayton Metro Library Foundation are tax-deductible. To make your donation, click now.

The Dayton Metro Library Foundation is exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Internal Revenue Code and is a registered nonprofit organization with the State of Ohio (Tax ID Number: 35-2511884). To learn more about how you can help the Library reach beyond the ordinary and make your gift now, contact Megan Cooper by email or at 937-496-8516.

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