Invest in the Calgary Public Library

Help us shape the future of the Library. In addition to one-time or monthly donations, there are number of ways that you can create a lasting impact at the Library.


For more information, please contact:
Christine Gingerick, Director, Donor Relations
P 403.260.2675
E christine@addin.ca

Legacy Giving


A legacy gift has the potential to impact generations of Calgarians.

By leaving the Calgary Public Library a gift in your will, or committing your support in a number of other ways, you will provide the Library with a critical source of long-term funding – a gift that will affect generations of Calgarians.



Learn more about Legacy Giving


Support what matters to you most at the Calgary Public Library and make a lasting investment in Calgary’s most utilized resource. By supporting the Library with an endowment, your gift will provide long-term sustainable resources for key areas within the Library and ensure its foundation remains strong.


You can choose to establish your own endowment fund with your gift or make a lasting investment in an endowment fund that is already established.

Ensure that the Library will always have a strong foundation from which to purchase collections—books, magazines, DVDs, eBooks and whatever the future brings.

Support new and existing programming, special children’s collections and innovative opportunities to ensure early learning for all.

Allow the Library to create new and exciting programs to meet the needs of all Calgarians. Help us incubate new program ideas and launch them at community libraries as a test for future programming priorities.

Support the amazing volunteers who give back by helping others learn new skills, build confidence and increase their quality of life.

Ensure we are prepared for technological changes of the future and have the very best in new technology for all Calgarians to use.

Contribute to sustainability-focused programs, collections and operations that contribute to a greener Calgary.

Workplace Giving

Make a donation and double your impact. Many employers will match tax-deductible charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and employees’ spouses. Check with your workplace to see if they will match gifts to the Calgary Public Library Foundation through individual contributions or a program such as Benevity.

Donations of Stocks & Securities

To make a gift of stocks and securities please send this donation form to your broker or investment advisor. When completed please send it back to the Calgary Public Library Foundation. The Foundation sells all donated securities upon receipt and will issue a tax receipt for the value of the securities donated based on the closing price on the day of receipt by our custodial agent.

Download the Stocks & Securities Form