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How to Donate

Public funding supports libraries, and private gifts help them flourish.

Your donations help fund priority needs not covered by your tax dollars and make a difference for everyone coming through the doors of the library.

Thank you for being an active champion - your generosity makes a difference for everyone coming through the doors of Kitchener Public Library. Make your donation now to help your library grow!

Current Campaigns

You can support many different areas of interest at your library, such as local history and genealogy, children's programs, your specific branch library, increasing technology, and much, much more. From time to time we focus on specific areas of need, so please consider making a donation to these campaigns.

View current campaigns

Gifts of Cash

Immediate donations can be made by cash, cheque or through Visa or Mastercard.  Cheques should be made payable to Kitchener Public Library.

You can make a gift online right now through CanadaHelps, using your credit card, Interac, or through Paypal.

Make a donation

Would you prefer to make a donation in person, or via traditional mail? You may fill out this form and drop it off at any library location, or mail it to the address on the form.

Monthly Giving

Monthly Donors are a special group of loyal and committed supporters who invest in the future of Kitchener Public Library through convenient pre-authorized monthly contributions. Regular monthly gifts can be made through Visa or Mastercard, or by post-dated cheques. Please call us at 519.743.0271 x274 to arrange this option.

You can also set up a monthly gift online at CanadaHelps.

Make a donation

Gifts of Appreciated Securities

Please call us to discuss this option. Contact Penny-Lynn Fielding, Director, Customer and Community Engagement, at 519.743.0271 x274.

Rights and Privacy

Kitchener Public Library is a registered charity and supports the Donor Bill of Rights.

We value and respect your privacy and we hold your information secure.

Our Charitable Registration Number is 107572489RR0001.  All donations over $10 receive a charitable tax receipt, in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.