Membership & Annual Giving


Annual Giving

Your annual donation as a Friend of Pequot Library enables the Library to carry out its mission to bring literature, music, art, science, and the humanities to the community. It helps us put books on the shelves, music in the Auditorium, programs on the calendar — it makes all that we do possible. Thank you.

Become a Friend of Pequot Library

Planned Giving Bequests

Ensure that Pequot Library remains a beacon of culture for future generations by making a planned gift. Add your legacy to those whose financial support allows the Library to maintain its tradition of excellence and free public service. Include the Library in your estate and financial plans through The 1889 Society, named in honor of the year Pequot Library was founded. For more information please call the Executive Director at (203) 259-0346 ext. 112.

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Restricted Gifts

Contact our Development Team about ways to support specific areas of the Library, including the Children’s Library, Special Collections, and public programs. For more information, please call the Executive Director at (203) 259-0346 ext. 112.

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Gifts to the Special Collections

Pequot Library’s collection of rare books, manuscripts, and archives is growing. We consider gifts appropriate to the collection throughout the year. Please contact us for information about the donation process.

Special Collections Gifts

Additional Donation Options


By Mail

Print out the form below and send a check or money order, payable to Pequot Library, to the following address:

Pequot Library
ATTN:  Development Office
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890-1946

Fill Out the Form

By Phone

Don’t have a stamp? Call (203) 259-0346 ext. 113 to make a donation with your credit card.

Give Stock

Important note for donors of stock: In order to credit the gift to the proper donor, please contact the Development Office below or call (203) 259-0346 ext. 112 with the donor name, name of security, number of shares, and the gift designation when the gift is sent.

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