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Your Donation at Work

"We enact our values through the decisions we make and the actions we take. The value of access, especially access to higher education and access to a public research library’s resources, motivates and energizes me as a library leader. It's clear that this value also motivates and energizes our supporters because of the actions they take. We celebrate their generous philanthropy as it enables Penn State Libraries to reach the highest levels of excellence in our services, collections, and personnel."
- Dean Faye A. Chadwell

Make a Gift to the University Libraries

There are a number of ways to support the University Libraries, and your choice to make a gift is much more than a financial transaction; it’s personal. Your donation is an expression of encouragement and it gives students greater access to the knowledge and resources they need to succeed. Thank you for making a difference.

Gifts with the Greatest Immediate Impact

Gifts that Align Your Passion and the Libraries Strategic Plan

Advancing University Research

Discovery, Access, and Preservation

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Teaching and Learning

Gifts to a Commonwealth Campus Library

You can make a gift directly below to a campus library by selecting Make a Gift to a Campus Library, then select the campus from the list that appears.

More Ways to Give

There are several other ways you can make a gift to the University Libraries. Visit Penn State's Make a Gift page for options and details.

Note: If you plan to make a gift to the University Libraries by check, checks should be made payable to “Penn State University Libraries” and mailed to: Penn State University Libraries Development: 510 Paterno Library, University Park PA 16802. Phone: 814-865-2258, Fax: 814-865-3665.