Build a legacy

Secure Wood Library’s future with a legacy gift

2019 marks Wood Library’s 160th anniversary!  You can help us mark this special occasion by making a gift that will help the library thrive in the future.

Some popular options are:  will bequests, gifting a life insurance policy, naming  Wood Library as a beneficiary of an IRA or life insurance policy, or making a qualified charitable distribution from an IRA.  You could also establish a deferred gift such as a charitable gift annuity or a trust.

Your decision today will make a big difference for our community library in the future!

Please consult with a trusted financial adviser as you consider your options.

Wood Library’s Federal Tax ID# is 16-0755896.

Join the Charles A. Loomis Legacy Society

The Charles A. Loomis Legacy Society was established to ensure Wood Library’s future financial stability and continued excellence through charitable planned gifts.

It is named for Charles A. Loomis who is recognized as the first person to endow a gift to Wood Library in 1897.  Through personalized planned gifts, Legacy Society members create a secure future for Wood Library and a personal legacy that will last forever.

Getting started

With careful planning, you can establish a Legacy gift that will have a lasting impact.  In addition to the financial flexibility and tax benefits offered, legacy gifts help you support Wood Library beyond your lifetime.   Seek out advice from a trusted financial adviser or attorney.  Once you have settled on a plan, let us know so we can acknowledge your decision and future gift.

For more information, contact Library Director Jenny Goodemote or Development Specialist Maria Bucci.