Support The Library

Planned Giving

There are lots of options for Planned Giving:

  • Bequest- Designate the Belfast Free Library in your will or trust as the recipient of a gift of securities, a percentage, residual, or specific amount of your assets.
  • Charitable Gift Annuities and Other Trusts- Make a gift and create an annuity income for yourself or a loved one with the library as the beneficiary to receive the residual gift.
  • Life Insurance-  Designate the proceeds of an insurance policy to the Belfast Free Library to transfer ownership of the policy to the library at a designated date during your lifetime.
  • Real Estate and Collectibles- There are several ways to give real estate, whether outright or deferred, as part of your estate planning.
  • Retirement Plan- Name the Belfast Free Library as a beneficiary through your IRA, 401K, or other retirement plan assets. Gifts of securities are accepted.

Annual Appeal

  • Once a year the Belfast Free Library undertakes a fundraising campaign to support the library.
  • Additionally, the BFL is honored to accept financial contributions at any time of the year. See the “donate” button below.


  • A memorial gift is a thoughtful way to remember and honor an individual. The library director will be pleased to consult with potential donors of Memorial Gifts to determine the most appropriate use of a contribution.

Contact the Belfast Free Library to learn more:
(207) 338-3884
106 High Street, Belfast, Maine 04915

The Belfast Free Library is a not for profit organization recognized as tax exempt under Internal Revenue code section 501(c)(3).
Contributions to the Belfast Free Library are tax-deductible to the fullest extent established by law.