We rely on the support of generous individuals to help us meet nearly 65% of our operating income not met through tax dollars. Your contributions enable us to provide public library services, cultural and current event programming, historical exhibits, and educational outreach to the residents of Washington and surrounding communities. We are pleased to provide award-winning services to our patrons.
All inquiries are welcome, and we are available to provide additional information to you by phone at (860) 868-7586 or by email:
Gunn Memorial Library, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation under the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID: 06-0691373
Our Annual Appeal campaign begins in early November for the fiscal year July 1- June 30. Donations are accepted throughout the year. Click here to read the Annual Appeal Letter.
You may also mail your check or credit card information to us. Please print and fill out this Annual Appeal Remittance form and follow the mailing instructions on the form.
Planned Giving: The Wykeham Legacy Society
Our planned giving brochure is available at the library and outlines ways a legacy may be created for future generations. Through gifts by will, transfer or beneficiary designation under life insurance policies and retirement plan assets, as well as charitable trusts, the Wykeham Legacy Society honors individuals and families who continue their legacy of caring by including the Library and Museum in long-range planning.
Help Gunn Memorial plan for the future by telling us if you have included us in your plans, or by requesting assistance in planning your bequest.
Amazon Shopping Helps Gunn Memorial Library
AmazonSmile will donate a percentage of your purchases to us at no extra cost to you if you begin your shopping session through smile.amazon.com. Please consider bookmarking the page for future use. Note: We encourage our patrons to support The Hickory Stick, our local bookseller, whenever possible. When shopping for items other than books, we appreciate your consideration.