Gifting Frequently Asked Questions
Monetary Gifts to the Friends
Q: What is the money I donate used for?
A: Money goes to support library programs (such as author events) and library projects (such as the remodeling of the children's room on the second floor) that cannot be funded through the Library budget.
Q: Does any money go to the Friends themselves?
A: The Friends are volunteers; they receive no pay and no part of donations.
Q: Does my entire donation go to support the Friends?
A: Yes, except for a small fee charged by PayPal to process your donation. For every $100, the Friends receive $97.50 and PayPal charges $2.50, which is 2.2% of the total plus $.30 per transaction.
Q: Is PayPal secure?
A: PayPal Donate is a secure site, so you can donate knowing that your financial information will be protected.
Q: May I still join the Friends of the Library or donate to the FOL organization by mailing a check with a Membership form?
A: Yes, of course, the Friends of the Library will be happy to receive your membership or donation through the mail. You may also drop your donation or membership off at the Library Welcome Desk.
Q: May I cancel my donation?
A: If you click on the link to the Friends of the Library before completing your donation, that will automatically cancel the entire process.
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