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Policy - Memorial Donations

The Jamestown Philomenian Library accepts memorial donations on the following terms:  
  1. Memorial donations up to $999 for each memorial designee shall be used for the purchase of materials at the discretion of the library director.  Records of these gifts and purchases are maintained in the office files.
  2. In the absence of a specific request, memorial donations in excess of $1000 or more per memorial designee shall be added to the Rhode Island Foundation Library Endowment Fund.   Income from the Endowment Fund may be used for building renovations and maintenance, building expansion or upgrading of library services.
  3. An account book shall be maintained for these memorial donations and deposits to the Endowment Fund by the Library Board Treasurer.  The Librarian will be responsible for acknowledging the receipt of these donations.
  4. Any special requests will be considered by the Board of Trustees.
  5. The Trustees reserve the right to deaccession in kind gifts.
  6. Revised April 30, 2002