Donations

 Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Donate online through CanadaHelps.org  OR download and mail the Donor Form with your cheque.

Here’s how you can direct your donation:

  • Collections and Core Services – meeting the needs of our evolving community with books and magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, eBooks and databases for kids, teens and adults.
  • Community Connections – Building strong, healthy, connected citizens and  community through programs, services and outreach initiatives.
  • Literacy and Lifelong Learning – Offering learning opportunities through programs and initiatives for people of all ages and abilities.
  • Technology – Helping people work, play, learn and communicate in today’s world.
  • Capital Projects and Improvements – Improving our physical space to better meet the needs of the community.

Planned Giving  – A gift for the future –  may involve a bequest in your will of money, stocks or bonds dedicated to the Library, or life insurance proceeds with the Library as a named beneficiary.

Want to leave a lasting legacy? A donation to the Nelson Library Osprey Community Foundation Fund is a gift that gives to future generations. If you are interested in learning more about planned giving please contact the Chief Librarian at library@nelson.ca or 250-352-6333.

If you’d like to donate books, DVDs, and other materials to the library, please limit your donations to items that fall into all of these categories:

  • Items in very good condition
  • Items five years old or newer, or recognized classics
  • Items of high interest

Please note that the libray cannot accept donations of: magazines, textbooks, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, or items in poor physical conditions.

Thanks for your help!