There are many ways you can support the Peterborough Public Library and make a difference in your community:

Make a Donation

Financial donations

Help support the purchase of library materials and enhance our programs and services. The Library Foundation is a registered charity and can provide you with a tax receipt for donations over $20.

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Book donations

The Friends of the Library accept book donations, which are sold in the Library's lobby and at their Book Sales 2-3 times a year.


The Friends of the Library need volunteers to help sort donated books throughout the year and to staff their Books Sales.

The Visiting Library Service uses volunteer drivers to deliver books to homebound members in the City of Peterborough.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Book Sales are held 2-3 times per year, and all funds raised support Library collections and programs. Shop the sale or donate books to be sold.

Corporate Sponsorship

The Library has a number of sponsorship opportunities available that range from naming a room, to supporting a program, to purchasing furnishings or technology for the space. Contact our Marketing and Communications Coordinator for more information.