There Are Many Ways to Give


btn_donateCC_LGDon’t have a Paypal account?  Use the “continue” link at the bottom left side of the Paypal page to make a donation with a credit card or bank account.
If you prefer, you can print the Website Donor Form and either mail it in with a check or drop it off at the Morro Bay Library.

Morro Bay Friends of the Library is a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation and has 501(c)(3) charitable status. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor for all tax advice. Non-Profit Tax ID Number: 95-3786266.

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Another easy way to help is to simply shop through AMAZON-SMILE using the Morro Bay Friends of the Library as your charity will give us a percentage of every purchase you make through Amazon!

Honor or Remember Friends and Family

You can honor or remember your friends and loved ones through the Morro Bay Friends of the Library. A gift to the Friends provides a lasting legacy, creates programs, provides acquisitions, and extends library services for people throughout the community. You can donate in someone’s honor or memory, for a specific purpose or give where the need is greatest.

Please email us at or call 805-772-6394 for assistance with your gift in honor of friends or family.

Download Our Donation Form Here

Remember the Library in Your Estate Plans

Planned gifts – of any size – can make a profound difference. All bequest gifts, whether large or small, will energize the ability of the Morro Bay Library to better serve the community in lasting and powerful ways. When you leave a legacy to the Morro Bay Friends of the Library through your will or trust, you are making a lasting connection between yourself and your community and your generosity will have the power to benefit many.

Please email us at or call 805-772-6394 and we can assist you or your attorney in planning your legacy gift.

Download our brochure on the benefits of giving. To make a gift, download the Endowment Gift Form.

Donate books, DVDs and CDs for our book sales and bookstore

Donations for our book sales and bookstore are accepted at the front desk of the library during normal library hours.

We accept the following:

  • Hardback Books
  • Paperback Books
  • Current Magazines
  • Compact Discs – both music and books-on-CD
  • DVDs

We do not accept the following:

  • Reader’s Digest magazine
  • Non-current magazines
  • Items with smoke or water damage
  • Items in poor condition or with missing pages

Give the Gift of Time

There are many ways you can help the Morro Bay Friends of the Library by volunteering your time. Please visit our Volunteer page for details.