Making a direct contribution to PaLA is a great way to strengthen libraries throughout the Commonwealth and support the advocacy and educational mission of the Association. A cash contribution to PaLA is tax deductible. To make a contribution, fill out a Donation Form.
Bequests and Planned Giving
A legacy gift can help to continue the work of the Association in the future.Contributions to PaLA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Also, as you conduct your own personal long-range planning, we hope that you will consider including PaLA as a beneficiary in your will. For an organization of our size and resources, even modest bequests can help to provide long-term stability and improved services for the library community.
David J. Roberts EXCEL Library Service Award
The award recognizes the year's most creative and/or most influential program for early learning in libraries, and is chosen from the entire group of best practices winners. Learn more about the award or download a Contribution Form (PDF)
Ex Libris Society
The Ex Libris Society is an annual giving society for the Association. Members are committed to furthering the goals and iniatives of the Pennsylvania Library Association beyond their annual membership.
PaLA's Advocacy Efforts
Financial contribtutions may be made directly to the PA Forward Campaign. Checks may be sent noting that the funds are a PA Forward Campaign contribution.