Naming Opportunities

Your major gift to our expanded library is a creative act. It is an opportunity for you to catalyze a new stage of growth for Newbury while making a benevolent statement that you are a committed member of our community.

Sample plaque for major gifts of $15,000 or more.
They can list names of family members or be placed in memory of a loved one.

Since 2008, Newbury Public Library has had more than 15,000 user visits each year. Children participate regularly in Story Time and in children’s programs. Writers and researchers use our library regularly for scholarly pursuits. Residents rely on our high-speed technology and wi-fi. The homebound get deliveries of collection materials. Many patrons download e-books and audiobooks from home. And people gather. Last year 2,674 people attended 186 programs. Our library functions as a center of community for local residents. The Newbury Public Library Foundation is raising funds to support the renovation and much-needed expansion of the community library, the heart of Newbury.

A gift to the Newbury Public Library is a gift to the entire Newbury community.

When you make a gift to the Newbury Public Library to name a room, you become a part of our town’s transformation. If you call Newbury home, your family’s giving plaque will become an indelible piece of history for future generations.

  • It’s your major gift that will give us the program space to develop new lectures, experiential, and educational programs as needs and interest arise in Newbury.
  • It’s your major gift that will provide a dedicated area for young adults that will serve as a safe, productive place during the critical hours after school, on weekends, and during the summer months.
  • It’s your major gift that will close the gap between the digital haves and have-nots by helping us build a new technology center with modern equipment, so we can offer internet conferencing, webinar access and technology education.
  • It’s your major gift that will help provide community events for isolated or disabled residents.
  • Your significant gift can also leverage support through matching gift appeals, which can be anonymous or in your name.
  • We are all in this together. We have all chosen to make Newbury home, whether it’s for the beautiful summers, or all year round.

Please give generously. We are counting on you.

Contact Regina Cockerill, Trustee and Foundation Chair, for more information.

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