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The Mary Weems Barton/Quincy Public Library Foundation was established in 1997 following a bequest from Mary Weems Barton.
The purpose of the Foundation is to accept, manage, and solicit donations and bequests for the sole use of the Quincy Public Library. Funds are used to support and enhance QPL material, equipment, and capital improvements. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
For more information, contact Kathleen Helsabeck at (217) 223-1309 ext 204 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gerry Korb, President
Hadley DeFraia, Vice-President
Jill Arnold Blickhan, Secretary
Bryan Koetters, Treasurer
Kathy Ridder, QPL Board President
Kathleen Helsabeck, QPL Executive Director
The MWB/QPL Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. All donations support the Quincy Public Library.
Planned giving is an effective way to give back to the Quincy community and to insure Library services for future generations. The MWB/QPL Foundation accepts bequests, beneficiary designations, gifts of life insurance, and Payable on Death provisions. Planned giving may have positive tax implications for the donor. Donors should consult an accountant or tax attorney for the most effective way to make a contribution.
Please call Kathleen Helsabeck at 217-223-1309, ext. 204 to make a donation or to get more information.
Memorial and honor gifts
Your gift of cash, bequest, or endowments may be made in honor of or in memory of another person. Simply tell us who you are honoring when you make your donation.
Memorial garden bricks
Purchasing an engraved brick for the Library’s Donor Recognition Garden on the Library’s north lawn is another way to honor a loved one. To order a commemorative brick, call Kim Akers, 223-1309, ext. 201.