Planned Giving

Support the Library with a Planned Gift

Libraries matter!

While an overwhelming number of people believe library services should be a top priority, many are unaware of the financial difficulties facing American libraries, including the Tredyffrin Township Libraries. If the future of Tredyffrin Township Libraries matters to you, use the present to invest in the library’s future. Consider including the libraries in your will, trust, estate plans, or as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement fund.

Following are some easy ways to make a lasting tribute to your concern for the library’s mission and securing its long-term future.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Rachel Kramer at or 610.688.7092 x 204.


An easy way for anyone to provide support is through a gift provision included in a will or trust. The gift can be a specific amount or a percentage of your estate.

When making a gift to Tredyffrin Township Libraries in your will or trust, please use the following general bequest language, or consult your advisors to adapt this language to your individual circumstances as part of your overall estate plan:

 I hereby give, devise and bequeath (dollar amount, percentage amount or description of asset) to The Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulf Road, Strafford, PA 19087, or The Paoli Library, 18 Darby Road, Paoli, PA 19301 for the general unrestricted purposes of the Library.

 Beneficiary of Retirement Plan or Life Insurance Policy

Many people dream of a way to help the library grow in the future. Some find that a good way to accomplish that is to designate the Tredyffrin Township Libraries as the beneficiary of all or part of a retirement plan or life insurance policy. It’s as simple as updating your beneficiary form with your plan’s administrator to include the following information:

Legal Name and Address:

Tredyffrin Public Library
582 Upper Gulf Road
Strafford, PA 19087


Paoli Library
18 Darby Road
Paoli, PA 19301


Tax ID: 23-2724305


Is the Library Already in Your Plans?

Have you already included the Library in your will, living trust, or other estate arrangement? Please let us know! Not only would we like to thank you, but also we want to make sure we can effectively use your generosity in the manner you wish.

Please contact Rachel Kramer at or 610.688.7092 x 204.


Thank you for your loyalty and support of Tredyffrin Township Libraries.


Disclaimer: The information on this website is not meant to be financial advice. We strongly urge prospective donors to consult with their attorney, financial advisor, estate planning professional, accountant or other appropriate professional before making any material decisions based on information we provide on this website, through our toolkit, printed materials or other sources.