There are many ways to help:

Give directly to the library through PayPal.   Donations are tax deductible.

Join Friends of the Maryville Public Library.

The Friends of the Maryville Public Library was reestablished in 2011 as a member-driven organization to help raise funds that can go directly to library materials, programming, and other identified needs.

The purpose of the Friends of the Maryville Public Library is to promote a strong, positive image among the general public, to constantly encourage ongoing monetary and gift support, and to work wholeheartedly as activists for literacy and outreach in the community.

To join, complete the application below and make a check out to Friends of the Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, MO   64468.

Friends application

Give to our 501(c)3 Foundation

The Second Century Library Fund Foundation was chartered in 2005 to support the long-term sustainability of the Maryville Public Library through the administration of an endowment fund.  Monetary donations are welcome, as are gifts through wills and  trusts. Checks to the Foundation can made out to the Second Century Library Fund Foundation, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, MO.

For more information, contact Stephanie at (660) 582-5281.

2020-21 Friends/Foundation Board

Lisa Macali, Barb Courter, Keely Cline, and Jenny Rytting.

Friends-Foundation bylaws adopted January, 2011

Meeting Agenda, August 19, 2020 Library Friends Foundation Board

Make a memorial contribution

Donations to the Maryville Public Library made in honor of a friend or loved one can be used to purchase new books for the collection. Memorial books will be chosen by library staff in accordance with the library’s current collection needs. Please read our Gift Policy before making a memorial contribution or request. For more information, contact Stephanie at (660) 582-5281.

Donate books or DVDs

Note: Due to our temporary closure and recommended quarantine procedures for returned books, the library is not accepting donated items at this time.

The library accepts donated books and DVDs inside our north entrance throughout the year.  We ask that you donate no more than four medium-sized boxes of books at once.  Please do not bring magazines, encyclopedias more than three years old in copyright, Reader’s Digest condensed books, or books that are not in clean condition.

Elizabeth Argo

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