The Bibliophile Legacy Society recognizes the generosity of individuals who have named the Jacksonville Public Library as a beneficiary in their estate plans. This esteemed group of philanthropists helps ensure that the Jacksonville Public Library will be able to inspire and educate future generations.

There is no minimum gift to become a member of the Bibliophile Legacy Society — simply inform us that you have named the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation in your estate plans by completing this Letter of Intent. Please print, complete, sign and return to Jacksonville Public Library Foundation, 303 N. Laura Street, Room 331, Jacksonville, FL 3202, or email the completed form to

Types of planned gifts can include:

  • Wills and Living Trusts (also known as Bequests)
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Donor-Advised Funds
  • Retirement Accounts
  • Life Insurance

Gifts to the Library are not subject to estate tax. Please consult with your attorney or other advisors to make sure that the gift you choose makes sense as part of your overall estate plan.

Sample language to include the Foundation in your estate plan: “I give and bequeath [$ amount or % of estate] to the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation.”

Our Federal Tax Identification Number is #59-2836110.

Contact Us

If you have created a planned gift to support the Foundation – or if you intend to – please let us know, so we may recognize your generosity. For more information, please contact Scott Evans, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, at 904-255-6095 or