Donate to the Library

Leave a Legacy and Help Your Library Continue to Grow

(Printable brochure)

People like you helped the library:

  • to add an addition to the original 1908 Carnegie Library during the Mezzanine remodel in 2006
  • to remodel the Children’s Room in 2008
  • to fund the renovation of the second floor in 2015

Our Library Says a Lot About Our Community

The Stoughton Public Library welcomed nearly 145,000 visits in 2014 and patrons checked out over 268,811 items.

The library is open 6 days each week for a total of 64 hours each week.

That means there were 44 people in the door and 81 items checked out each open hour of 2014! Remember, regardless of the amount, a gift to Stoughton Public Library is a gift of knowledge.

A donation to the Library is a thoughtful and caring way to honor a:

  • Birth of a child
  • Birthday
  • Graduation
  • Wedding
  • Anniversary
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Special occasion

How you can support the Stoughton Public Library:

  • Designate your gift be used for the Library Building Fund
  • Indicate your donation be usedfor library collections (books, audiovisual, magazines)
  • Sponsor special library program costs, materials, and presenters
  • Specify your donation be used wherever need is greatest through an undesignated donation

Some examples of the types of gifts that support your library are:

  • Monetary donations
  • Securities or property for immediate or future use
  • Bequest in your will or living trust

Legacy Gifts & Memorials are a wonderful and lasting way to remember a friend or loved one, or to commemerate a special occasion.

All gifts are tax deductible.

For further information, contact:
Stoughton Public Library
304 South Fourth Street
Stoughton, WI 53589

Phone: (608) 873-6281

Or email