Contribute

Imagine the joy on a child’s face as they discover the magic of reading or the pride in an adult’s eyes when they earn the high school diploma they thought was out of reach.

Your gift can make these moments possible and create a ripple effect that will be felt for generations to come!

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See How Your Contributions Help

Visit our Impact page to learn about the programs our donors help us support.

By donating to the Pioneer Library System Foundation today, you can:

  • Help provide children with critical early literacy resources, such as Growing Like a Read, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and Pawsitive Reading Buddies.
  • Help people enhance social connections and improve their quality of life through Author Talks, Cultural Explorations, and Health and Wellness programming.
  • Help people build employment and business skills with programs like Career Explorers, Excel Adult High School, and Land That Job.

Thank you for supporting literacy and a love of learning throughout Pioneer Library System communities!

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Ways to Give

Your gift will support the programming and services in greatest need of your immediate support, or you may designate your gift to our endowment or your local branch of the Pioneer Library System.

Thank you for helping us support our local libraries and the families and individuals who love them!

Donate Online

Use the donate button to make a secure online contribution today.

You can make a one-time contribution or set up a recurring donation and support library programming and services throughout the year.

Donate by Check or Phone

To donate by check, our mailing address is:

Pioneer Library System Foundation
300 Norman Center Ct
Norman, OK 73072

If you prefer to contribute by phone, please call 405-801-4521.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

A donation in support of the library is a meaningful way to remember a loved one or honor someone special.

Upon receiving a memorial or tribute donation, we will send a notification of your thoughtful gift to the person or family indicated, if a notification name and address are provided. (We will not disclose the amount of your gift.)

These gifts may be made online, through check, or over the phone.

Employee Giving

Membership in Friends of the Foundation is a way for Pioneer Library System staff to contribute to the Foundation through regular payroll deductions.

Staff members who join Friends of the Foundation receive a member decal, annual recognition on the Foundation’s website, e-newsletter, and social media, and entry in periodic prize drawings just for Friends members.

Staff who wish to join may do so here.

Create Your Legacy

You can create a legacy and impact future generations by including the Foundation in your will or estate plan.

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Charitable Bequests

A charitable bequest is a great way to take care of yourself and your library. Working with your attorney or financial advisor, you can provide specific instructions in your will or living trust – usually just a few sentences.

You can leave a particular item, amount of money, or percentage of your estate.

Life Insurance and Retirement

You may also support the library by naming the Pioneer Library System Foundation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement account. Please use the following information when naming the Foundation as a beneficiary:

Legal Name: Pioneer Library System Foundation
Mailing Address: 300 Norman Center Court, Norman, OK 73072
Federal Tax ID: 01-0946757

For more information about creating your legacy with the library, please call us at 405-801-4521.