Ways to Give

We accept all major credit cards. Click here to donate using our secure online form. You may consider making a recurring gift each week, month, quarter, or year.
Checks payable to "Falmouth Memorial Library" can be mailed to:

Falmouth Memorial Library
Attn: Development Office
5 Lunt Road
Falmouth, Maine 04105
If you would like to pledge or give over the phone using a credit card, please call the Development Office at (207) 781-3485.
You may make a gift on the Venmo app using the handle @FalmouthMemorialLibrary.
Many businesses and organizations provide matching gifts for employee donations. This is a great way to double your gift to the Library!

Check with your Human Resources Department to see if your company, or your spouse's company, will match your donation and get a copy of any necessary forms.

You may also call the Development Office at (207) 781-3485 for a quick search to see if your/your spouse's company will match your gift.

If you wish to make a gift of securities, you may instruct your broker to electronically transfer the stock using the information below.

Falmouth Memorial Library's Broker:
Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.
P.O. Box 628290
Orlando, FL 32862

DTC# 0164, Code 40
Account Name: Falmouth Memorial Library
Account# 3456-1247

After arranging for your contribution of stock, please contact the Development Office at (207) 781-3485 or development@falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. This step will ensure that your gift is correctly identified and acknowledged.

When you contact us, please include the following information:

Full name of the donor(s)
Name of the stock
Number of shares
Date of transfer
Intended use (e.g., Annual Fund)
Name and telephone number of your broker

Questions regarding these delivery instructions above may be directed to:
Tammy Viles
(207) 773-5333

Bank Info for BSB
Donors who include the Falmouth Memorial Library in their estate plans through a bequest, charitable trust, gift annuity, life insurance, or another planning vehicle are members of the Margaret Payson Society.

Please contact Gwen Creswell, Development Director, at (207) 781-3485 for information about mutually beneficial ways to secure the Falmouth Memorial Library’s future through planned giving.

Book Sales

The library is currently accepting book donations. Please ensure that all book donations are in excellent condition and were published in the last 5 years. We are also looking for the following:
  • Major series authors like Louise Penny, David Baldacci, James Patterson, etc.
  • Continually popular older books (remember, excellent condition only!)
  • Books written by Maine authors
  • Children’s series books and classics
Please do not bring us books old books, old maps, dictionaries, textbooks, cookbooks or craft books. We do not have the ability to store a large number of items. Your donations of new, good condition books might replace old, worn copies in our collection; or become new additions to our catalog; or be sold in our new bookstore. All of these benefit our library, so we greatly appreciate your donations! Please bring donations to the circulation desk and a member of our staff can help you with your donation.


Periodically, Youth Services accepts monetary donations to cover the cost of pre-selected children’s books in exchange for personalized book plates. Children love to read through the selected titles and choose which one to donate to the library with their name listed on the inside cover. This is a great way expand our children’s collection and honor someone at the same time.

Other Forms of Giving
OR Helping the Library While Helping Yourself


AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Falmouth Memorial Library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Library when you choose to support us. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, select Falmouth Memorial Library Association to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Falmouth Memorial Library Association = smile.amazon.com/ch/01/6004444


Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Falmouth Memorial Library and CARS can help CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) is a nonprofit organization based in San Diego, California. Founded in 2003 as a means to provide additional funding to the programs and services of Jewish Family Service, CARS soon began accepting vehicle donations to help other nonprofits raise extra revenue. CARS is partnered with over 3,500 nonprofits with the vision of expanding our fundraising efforts so that they can continue to provide additional revenue to these amazing nonprofit organizations—including Falmouth Memorial Library. For more information or to make a donation, visit https://careasy.org/falmouth-memorial-library.


Are returnable containers taking up space in your home? Consider donating your discarded returnables to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library. It’s as simple as:
  1. Stop by the Library for a Clynk bag;
  2. fill our tagged bag;
  3. drop it off at a nearby Clynk location (Hannaford in Falmouth).

The money from your bag of returnable containers will go directly to the Library’s Clynk account.


Falmouth Memorial Library depends on a dedicated group of community volunteers for many day-to-day tasks. For both new and longtime residents of Falmouth, being a volunteer helps our library and provides an opportunity to interact with the hundreds of people who visit each day. Volunteers are trained for their specific tasks of interest by the library staff.

For more information or to apply, please stop by the Library.