The Katonah Village Library is incorporated as a 501© (3) non-profit library corporation. The library receives only a portion (approximately 75%) of its annual operating budget from the Town of Bedford. It depends on support from the community for the remaining funds. There are many ways to support the Katonah Village Library.

Contact: Mary Kane, Director, (914) 232-3508; or email

Annual Appeal
The Katonah Village Library mails letters of appeal to all Katonah households in November of each year. Join the appeal by making a gift online or mailing donations to the library.

Stock Gifts
The Katonah Village Library is happy to accept gifts of appreciated stock. Contact us as listed above for details of how to transfer ownership to the Library.

Memorial or Tribute Gifts
Celebrate, Honor, or Remember a loved one or a special occasion with a gift to the Library. Contact us as listed above for details.

Matching Gifts
The Katonah Village Library is eligible to participate in many corporate matching gift programs, which can increase the value of your gift substantially. Contact your Human Resources department for information about your company’s policy.

Planned Giving
Planned giving opportunities allow donors to make a significant or long-term commitment to the Library. Please consult with your financial advisor to explore the options.

Digital Newspaper Project
The library owns 48 microfilm reels of historical newspapers and is converting them to the digital format so that they will be accessible to everyone.  For more information about this project and how to donate click here.

Book Sale
The Annual Book Sale is an important part of our fundraising. Volunteers work year round. Learn more about the Book Sale

Friends of the Katonah Village Library
Join the Friends and volunteer to help your library. There are many jobs for varied interest and times. Learn more about the Friends

Special Events
Spring into Summer Celebration and Dia de los Muertos are among the occasional special events that offer an entertaining way to support your Library.






updated 4/13/2015