Your support and contributions will enable the Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library make our library, one of the best community libraries, even better.

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Your Individual or Family Membership Donation is vital

We encourage donations to help support our activities.  You may donate any amount you feel you can afford or select from the following Annual Membership Levels:

  • Patron $250
  • Sponsor $100
  • Family $60
  • Individual $30
  • Other Amount $_____

In addition to Individual and Family Memberships, we offer Merchants the opportunity to benefit from supporting our organization:

  • Merchant Patron $250
  • Merchant Member $100

You may click on the "Donate Now" button above to donate using your MasterCard, VISA, Discover or American Express credit card, or your PayPal Account.

Or you may donate by check made payable to Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library and mail your payment to the Chestnut Hill Library Friends, 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19118.

The Friends is registered as a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization

The Friends of the Chestnut Hill Librarys is  exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code and is recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and  authorized to solicit fund for charitable contributions under  the Pennsylvania Solicitations of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act.

Contribute to the Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library through United Way


United Way’s campaign is under way, and many organizations are asking their employees to make contributions. Instead of a general contribution, donors can specify that their donation goes to the organization of their choice.

If you are a contributor to United Way, please consider choosing the  Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library as your designated recipient. 

The Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library Donor Choice Code is 15307.  You can visit the United Way site at