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Donate to SMC

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There are several ways you can support the SMC.   We accept both physical items and monetary donations to the collection. 


Book and Other Physical Items:

We are always looking to add to our collection.  If you have some books, photographs, letters, ephemera, and other items relating to Norfolk, Hampton Roads region, or Virginia; we would be very interested.   We are typically looking for genealogy and history materials but we also look for anything relating to everyday life and culture as well.   Please contact us at (757) 431-7429 or email: and we will be happy to meet with you to discuss your donation. 


Monetary Donations:

We also accept any monetary donations that will support SMC.  We have two different accounts that your monetary tax-deductible donations can go into here at the library. 

To Make a Donation to the Sargeant Memorial Collection by check, click  Donation form.

SMC Gift Fund:

If you wish to see your monetary donation put to immediate use, please consider putting your donation in the SMC Gift Fund. 


Norfolk Public Library Foundation’s Local History and Genealogy Endowment Fund:

If you wish to see your monetary donation support the SMC for years to come, please consider putting your donation in the NPLF’s Local History and Genealogy Endowment Fund.

The Foundation is will to work with you if you wish to create a planned gift.

For more information about the Norfolk Public Library Foundation, click here.

To donate by credit card please use the form below:

Choose an Endowment