Giving to WPL

Leave a Legacy

More than 100 years ago, a substantial gift from Andrew Carnegie made it possible to build the first library in Windsor. Since then, the Windsor Public Library has grown with the intellectual and educational needs of our city to include nine branch libraries and the Central Library. Your support is needed to continue building on this foundation of excellence for future generations of Windsorites. Children, adults, seniors and the business community alike benefit from the wide range of resources available at the Windsor Public Library.

Please consider making a donation to Windsor Public Library?

Gift and Memorial Fund

It’s now easier than ever for individuals to give to the Windsor Public Library in honour or in memory of a loved one through the Library’s Gift and Memorial Fund. This is an excellent way to honour or remember friends and family members on special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and marriages.

All donations are tax deductible and can be directed to the library branch of your choice. A bookplate will be placed in a new item being added to the collections in honour or in memory of your loved one.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Gift and Memorial Fund may do so at any Windsor Public Library.

Gift and Memorial Fund information can be mailed to:

Windsor Public Library
Gift and Memorial Fund
185 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON N9A 5S8

Planned Giving

Choose the form of Planned Giving that is best for you.

Planned Giving ensures that you receive tax benefits today while helping others tomorrow.

  • Bequests by Will
    A portion of your assets may be designated by bequest to benefit the Windsor Public Library. Gifts by Will are becoming increasingly important.
  • Gifts of Life Insurance
    Naming the Windsor Public Library as the owner and beneficiary of an existing or new life insurance policy could result in considerable tax advantages to you.
  • Gifts of Property
    A non-cash gift can include securities, real estate or other tangible property. Tax receipts for such donations will be issued at fair market value.
  • Gifts to meet the Library’s present needs
    Financial contributions are greatly needed for capital projects as outlined in this brochure. A tax receipt will be issued for your generous contribution.

For more information, please e-mail Chris Woodrow, Director of Corporate Services, or call (519) 255-6770 ext. 4430