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Your gift matters to YDL and will help us fulfill the library’s mission “to enrich life, stimulate intellectual curiosity, foster literacy, and encourage an informed citizenry.” Few organizations provide the broad array of resources and services found here at YDL–all available free of charge. 

Donating to the Library

All donations to YDL are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Donors have the option of giving with a credit card through our secure online system, or mailing a check made out to the Ypsilanti District Library to 5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

Legacy Giving

Planned Giving

Individuals may leave a lasting impact on YDL through estate planning. Planned gifts include bequests through estates or wills, charitable trusts, and annuities. Please contact the Library Director at (734) 482-4110 x1300 for further information.

Ypsilanti District Library Endowment Fund

A contribution to the Library’s Endowment Fund will ensure that YDL will continue to flourish for years to come. Make your donation online through the Ypsilanti Area Community Fund website. When making your gift, please designate the Ypsilanti District Library Fund in the Designation (Optional) box on the Network for Good site. Checks payable to the Ypsilanti District Library Endowment Fund can be mailed to the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation located at 301 North Main, Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

 

Donor Recognition

Contributions of $1,000 or more are recognized on a donor wall located in the lobby of our Whittaker Road location. All donations are recognized in library publications unless the individual contributor wishes to remain anonymous.

TAX BENEFITS

Federal law provides for tax benefits made for charitable contributions to public libraries. Donations are tax-deductible to full extent of the law. All donors will receive a thank-you letter and donation reciept that includes the library's tax ID number to include in your deductions. If you  have questions about

 

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Tabula Rasa

By Downie, Ruth

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Downie continues her Roman Empire mystery series with this sixth offering starring Gaius Ruso and his wife Tilla.  In northern Britannia, a young British boy goes missing, and accusations fly that he was abducted by one of the soldiers.  Fans of historical mysteries wiill celebrate this new release, while newcomers will want to start at the beginning, with Medicus (2006), Terra Incognita (2008), Persona non Grata (2009), Caveat Emptor (2011), and Semper Fidelis (2013).