Gifts & Donations

GIFTS AND DONATIONS

GENERAL POLICY

The Staff of the Little Silver Public Library can only accept unconditional gifts. Any gift to which the donor has attached conditions, terms, limits, purposes or restrictions (conditional gifts) will be considered by the Board of Trustees of the Little Silver Public Library. It is the prerogative of the Library Staff and/or the Board of Trustees to accept or reject any gift.

Books (Unrestricted Donations):

Unrestricted book donations in good condition will be accepted providing the donor understands that the Library will make use of these books however it sees fit. They may be included in the collection, discarded, or sold in the book sale or to a private dealer, among other options. Upon acceptance, the Library will give the donor a receipt for the books donated, if requested, however no dollar amount will be included. This includes unsolicited or donated material.

Money/Securities:

Unless otherwise designated, gifts of money, stocks, or securities will be added to the Friends of the Little Silver Library.

Objects/Artwork/Landscaping Plants/Artifacts:

All gifts in this category must be approved by the Board of Trustees of the Library. Upon acceptance the Library will give the donor a receipt for the items donated, however no dollar amount will be attached to this receipt.

This policy was reviewed and approved by the Library Board of Trustees