Memorial and Celebratory Books

Consider honoring someone special. Congratulate a graduate, honor an anniversary, thank a co-worker, or present a memorial.

The Library accepts monetary donations for the purchase of Library materials to honor the memory of individuals or celebrate a special occasion. Bookplates are placed in the materials acknowledging the honoree and the donor. Notification is sent to the memorial family or the honoree, with the opportunity to reserve the material for first viewing when the item has been received and processed. Click here for a form that you may download and print. Fill in the form and return it to the library by mail, FAX or email, as indicated on the form. For questions, call the Administration Office at 563-344-4177.

Checks should be made to the Bettendorf Library Gift Fund. Mastercard, Visa and Discover credit cards may also be used. To charge your gift, call the Administration Office at 563-344-4177.

The person(s) to be notified will receive a letter including the title(s) of material chosen and the opportunity to reserve the item(s) when received and processed. The donor(s) will receive a copy of the letter sent. A bookplate is placed in the front of each item noting the purpose of the gift and the donor's name.