Your support is greatly appreciated!

There are 2 ways to donate to DeKalb Public Library. Please choose one to donate online now:


We Accept the following:


  • Don’t forget that your donation is tax-deductible.

 Other ways to donate:

  • You can donate your time by volunteering at the library. We have many opportunities for volunteers and appreciate every minute of help we can get. Please contact our volunteer coordinator Kristine Ohman by email or by phone at 815-756-9568 ext 2111.
  • Support the library with books for the Friends of the Library Book Sales. All of the proceeds from these book sales go to support the library’s programs and material purchases. When you drop off your donated books, be sure to ask for a copy of our tax letter for your records, as your donations are tax-deductible.
  • Plan your gift to the library through annuities, wills and trusts by contacting your attorney. These methods of Planned Giving are an integral part of ensuring the DeKalb Public Library’s excellence for generations to come.