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Today's Hours

Young Library Closed
Special Collections Closed
Hillyer Art Library 9am - 4pm
Josten Performing Arts Library 9am - 4pm
KnowledgeLab Closed

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Giving Opportunities

Smith students and faculty thrive on the exceptional library resources and services that lie at the heart of the Smith experience. Join the hundreds of alumnae and other supporters who help maintain the excellence of Smith’s libraries through philanthropy.

Gifts of Materials

For all non-Special Collections material gifts, including general library books, media, maps, and other non-rare materials that support the curriculum and meet the criteria of the Libraries’ collecting policy are welcome.

Note: Neilson and Science libraries are not accepting gifts until further notice due to the closure of Neilson Library.

For donations of manuscript materials, rare books, and archives, contact Special Collections.

Matching Gifts

With matching gifts, it is possible to double, triple, or even quadruple your impact. Find out here if your company matches employee charitable contributions.

Endowed Support

Library endowments provide a steady stream of income that protects the Smith Libraries in variable economic times. Library endowments provide critical funds as well as honor Smith alumnae and friends. To learn about specific library needs and how to create an endowment contact the Libraries Development Officer, Mary Irwin, mirwin@smith.edu.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts can be of enormous benefit by ensuring the future well-being of the Libraries with built-in benefits for you and your family. Smith College planned giving staff will be pleased to provide you with information about and support in making a bequest, charitable gift annuity, or charitable trust.

Tax Benefit

All gifts to the Smith College Libraries are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.