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Annual Giving

Your donation to the Osterhout Free Library helps pay for and provide books, computers, genealogy resources, children’s story times, research tools and much, much more. No gift is too small!  Your gift to the Osterhout Free Library helps us to continue to operate and to promote literacy and learning throughout the city of Wilkes-Barre.

And remember! Giving is about more than just money. For information on volunteering, advocacy and more call 823.0156.

You may choose to donate online, by mail, phone or in person.

Donate Online

The easiest and fastest way to donate, online giving, is safe and secure. Clicking on the link will take you to a secure site where you can make your tax-deductible donation.

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Donate by Mail/Phone

Please print out the appropriate donation form and supply all requested information, including total amount of gift, credit card number and expiration date. The Library is pleased to accept MasterCard and Visa. If you prefer to pay by personal check, please make the check payable to the Osterhout Free Library.

Annual Appeal donation form

Mail your completed form and payment to:

Osterhout Free Library
Attn: Chris Kelly
71 S. Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701


If paying by credit card, you may also phone in your information to Chris Kelly at 570.823.0156 x 218.

Memorial and Honorary Books

The library accepts donations for books In Memory of or In Honor of friends and loved ones. Drop off your cash or check donations with your written request to any Library location. For more information, please call 570.823.0156.