Listed below are the various ways that you can become a member and/or support the work of the library including bequests.

Donate Online

The Library depends on financial support from its friends and supporters. If you would like to make a Tax Deductible donation online, please click the button below and follow the prompts.


DONATION FORM for download

A paper-based donation form is available for download here.

donate via direct deposit

To donate via direct deposit from your bank account to the Library (either a once-off or recurring donation), please deposit to the following acocunt:

  • Account: Mathew Hale Public Library

  • BSB: 034-000

  • Account: 687856

  • Reference: Your Name


Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library are a group of people who support the Library in its various activities. They will be involved in one or more of the following activities:

  • staffing the Library;

  • maintaining the Library collection;

  • undertaking research;

  • arranging lectures and discussions;

  • attending various functions organised by the Friends of the Library.

If you want to become a Friend of the Library, please access the brochure below.



A will is a very good way to ensure that your possessions are well used beyond your lifetime according to your wishes.

  • Provide for your family and friends;

  • Make arrangements for the care of your children;

  • State your preferences regarding funeral and burial arrangements and organ donation;

  • Name a person who will be responsible for carrying out the wishes that you have outlined in your Will;

  • Make provision for others such as the Mathew Hale Public Library.

It is helpful to seek the advice of a solicitor when you prepare your Will. A solicitor can help to make sure that the document is valid and meets all the legal requirements.

Please enter your details below regarding making a bequest. If you would prefer, you can download a brochure by clicking here.

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