You can donate to the Library via the Waterloo Community Foundation or the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.


You may also donate to the Friends of the Waterloo Public Library Endowment Fund and by shopping at the Friends Used Book Shop. Find more information about the Friends and how to become a member here.

Other Ways to Support WPL

Many methods of giving offer tax benefits, such as*:

  • A will or bequest
  • A beneficiary designated account
  • A revocable living trust
  • A charitable lead trust
  • A life income gift, such as a charitable remainder unitrust or an annuity trust.

*This information is not intended as legal advice and we recommend consultation with a legal, estate, or tax advisor to find a plan that best benefits the donor.

You may also make monetary donations to the Library by sending a check to:

Waterloo Public Library
℅ Business Office Manager
415 Commercial Street
Waterloo, IA 50701