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Verona Public Library Endowment Fund

The endowment fund is a way for people who love the library to give a monetary gift that will continue to grow and create a legacy for the future. Funds will be used to enhance our offerings of innovative programs, performances, lectures, and travelling exhibits for all ages. Learn more about the endowment fund.

Friends of the Verona Public Library

Since 1967, The Friends of the Verona Public Library have been playing a critical role in providing annual financial and volunteer support to the library. The Friends finance the Summer Reading Program and bring authors, speakers and other events to the library. Become a Friend or support their work by visiting the ongoing Friends used book sale at the library, purchasing a commemorative or memorial brick, or dropping some change in the spiral wishing well in the lobby of the library. Learn more

Donate Used Books

A great way to support your library is to donate new and gently used items. Your donation may be added to the library’s collection or sold at the Friends of the Verona Public Library used book sale.  All money from the Friends’ book sale is used to enhance library programs and services. Accepted items include:

  • Books
  • DVDs
  • Music or books on CD
  • Video games

Donations may be dropped off anytime the library is open. For large donations or drop offs that require staff assistance, please contact us in advance. Donors may receive a signed Certificate of Donation. The library reserves the right to reject any potential donations, including but not limited to:

  • Business/financial books, medical/health books, and travel guides more than three years old
  • CD-ROMs
  • Discarded library books
  • Encyclopedias
  • Items that are damaged (warped, moldy, missing pages or covers, etc) or in unsellable condition, and household items
  • Magazines
  • VHS or cassette tapes
  • Text books
  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books


Are you interested in volunteering your time and energy at the library?  Find out how you can get involved and make a real difference in your community. Our volunteers do things like pull books requested by other libraries, shelve DVD’s & CD’s, help with the Summer Reading Program, and more. Current volunteer opportunities are listed here when available.

Beyond the Page: A Campaign to Transform Dane County Libraries

This joint effort of the Dane County Library Service and the Madison Community Foundation created a permanent endowment that will support humanities programming in all 28 public libraries in Dane County– forever. Find out more about the campaign and how you can donate.

Advocate for your Library

You can also support your library by contacting your local, state, and federal elected officials with testimonials about how your library has helped you and how important libraries are to you. If you aren't certain of the name of your state senator or representative, visit the Wisconsin Legislature website. Contact the Reference Desk (vpl [at] (vpl[at]veronapubliclibrary[dot]org) or (608) 845-7180 if you need assistance finding who your elected officials are.


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Library Value Calculator

Find out your monetary return on investment of tax dollars spent at the library.