Donate By PayPal or Credit Card

Before you click on the Donate button, please read these brief instructions:

  1. If you want your donation to be given to a specific library write the library's name in the section labeled: “Name(s) as you’d like them to appear.” i.e. LaValle Public Library. The libraries eligible to receive donations through this site are listed below. You may also add any notes within the section (name, in memory of). The section allows 250 characters.

  2. If you do not specify a library the donation will go to the SCLS Foundation and will be used to support all libraries in the South Central Library System.

Note: PayPal charges a fee of 2.9% + $.30 per transaction for this online service. The fees are deducted from the donation by PayPal prior to the SCLS Foundation receiving the donation. This fee can be avoided by writing a check directly to the SCLS Foundation, Attn:___________.


The eligible libraries are listed below.

Donate By Mail

  1. Make Check Payable to: South Central Library System Foundation, Inc.
  2. If you want the donation to be given to a specific library, write the name of the library on the check's memo line.
  3. Mail to: South Central Library System Foundation, 4610 South Biltmore Lane, Suite 101, Madison, WI 53718

Other Ways to Donate

Through The Campaign to Enhance Public Libraries, the SCLS Foundation is raising private funds that will enhance public libraries throughout our SCLS Community to expand their excellent services in each of the following areas: 

For more information, contact Martha Van Pelt, South Central Library System Director, (608) 246-7975.