Commemorative Books

The Library appreciates the thoughtfulness of those in our community who would like to make a contribution to the library in memory or honor of a loved one.

When a Commemorative Book donation is made, library staff purchases a book for the library collection and a bookplate is placed in the front of the book with the names of the honoree and the donor. When the book is available for circulation, the family and the donor are notified and the book is held for them to check out.

Books are often presented in memory of someone, but can also be given in honor of a student’s graduation, the birth of a baby, an important wedding anniversary or any other special event. For more information, call 813-757-9215, and ask about the Commemorative Book Program. One may also download and print the Commemorative Book Request Form (PDF).