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Become a Friend ($20 – $999)

Join now as a Friend and receive special discounts and other benefits while giving back at the same time. You can contact Charlie McTavish, Manager of Philanthropy for more information.


Make a One-Time Gift

Make a single, tax-deductible gift.


Make a Monthly Gift  -  Monthly gifts are a great way to give a lot, a little at a time.


Make a Planned Gift  - A planned gift makes an enduring impact at the library. With thoughtful planning today, you can find a charitable plan that provides for your family and continues to support the Friends Foundation. 


Memorial or Honor Gift - Make a gift in memory of or to honor a loved one. 


Make a Gift of Stock or an IRA Charitable Rollover Gift 

Individuals age 70 ½ and older may transfer up to $100,000 per year, from a traditional or Roth IRA directly to the Friends Foundation. Consult with your financial adviser to discuss your individual circumstances, benefits, transfer requirements, and procedures.

We can also assist you in transferring stock to the Friends Foundation as a charitable gift. Please contact our Trusted Advisor, Ruth Dickson or call 720-865-2053 for more information. 


Donate by Mail or Phone

Checks may be made payable to Denver Public Library Friends Foundation (DPLFF) and sent to: Denver Public Library Friends Foundation, 10 W. 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver CO 80204; 720-865-2049


Donate Used Books

We resell books all year long in our Red Chair Bookshop, at two Used Book Sale events and online. Over 500 volunteers work to sort, value and resell books to raise funds for the library. Learn more about what we’re able to accept, our donation policies and schedule. 


Shop at the Red Chair Bookshop or Buy Used and Rare Books Online

Located at the Central Library and staffed by volunteers, our Red Chair Bookshop is open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and has something for everyone. We also sell books online; check out our wide variety of inventory thru the link above. Stock up on your favorites, all while supporting the Friends Foundation from the comfort of your home.