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                                                                                                                                 Renovation Project gives alumni, faculty
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  that supports, through contributions and
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                                                                                            Bowling Green, OH 43403
                                                                                            Office of the Dean
                                                                                            William T. Jerome Library
                                                                                                                                 the intellectual heart of the campus.
> Material Donations                                                                                                                 You can attach your name to this
  The UL accepts gifts of books, periodicals and
                                                                                                                                 important project, or the name of someone
  other library materials for acquisition into the
  collections.                                                                                                                   you would like to honor–a graduate,
                                                                                                                                 relative, professor, alumnus, student or
> Cash Gifts                                                                                                                     friend. When you make a donation for
  Gifts of cash, which include checks, credit cards                                                                              a seat, bench, table or umbrella, a name
  and online giving, are convenient and preferred
                                                                                                                                 plaque will be placed on the furniture
  by many donors. To make a gift online visit www.                                                                                     displaying the name(s) you have indicated.
                                                                                                                                     Names of donors to the general project
> Endowments                                                                                                                     fund will be included on a plaque that will
  Endowments provide support in perpetuity                                                                                       be displayed inside the library.
  for resources, scholarships, programs, or
  professorships                                                                                                                     This deck renovation project has a limited
                                                                                                                                 number of furniture pieces available, so
> Planned Charitable Giving                                                                                                      don’t delay.
  Donors may name the University Libraries as                                                                                        Gift giving to the library is not limited
  beneficiary of a gift in trust or provide support                                                                              to the deck renovation project. For those
  through charitable bequests of financial or other
  assets in their wills.                                                                                                         interested in making a donation to a
                                                                                                                                 different University Libraries project, please
For detailed information about endowments or                                                                                     visit and
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planned charitable giving, visit the BGSU Office                                                                                                                                                                               Jero

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                                                                                                                                 click on “Giving to the University Libraries.”

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“Giving to the University Libraries.”
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Yes, I want to support the
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            mingle                                    The William T. Jerome Library is
                                                      more than a place to read and
              siT                                     check out books. It has become
                                                      a “third space”–not home, not

                                                      work, but a place to meet                                                                                                                                          Please accept my gift of:
                                                      and develop friendships, discuss                                                                                                                                   M   $500
                                                      issues and interact with others.                                                                                                                                   M   $250
                                                          Located on the second                                                                                                                                          M   $100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M   $50
                                                      floor, the exterior deck of the
As the “intellectual heart of the campus,” the                                                                                                                                                                           M   $25
                                                      William T. Jerome Library is                                                                                                                                       M   Other ___________________________
William T. Jerome Library serves all disciplines at   underutilized and has the potential for
                                                      exciting new uses.                                                                                                                                                 Donor information (please print)
Bowling Green State University.
Today’s library is a place of                         a neW Look, a neW USe                                       As a meeting place or resting place,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Address ______________________________________________
                                                                                                                  in a public space, it is our hope
learning, innovation and                              We plan to refurbish the exterior deck space by adding                                                                                                             City, State, Zip ________________________________________
                                                                                                                  that the William T. Jerome Library
opportunity, as well as a                             outdoor furniture and creating an environment that          becomes the place to                                                                                   Preferred phone ______________________________________
                                                      reflects the way we live, work, learn and play.             mix, mingle, sit and stay.                                                                             Preferred e-mail _______________________________________
place for students and
                                                          The renovated deck will offer BGSU students,
faculty to gather.                                    faculty and staff a new gathering place to study                                                                                                                   Payment
                                                      or socialize. Users will enjoy an outdoor wireless                                                                                                                 M Check, payable to BGSU Foundation, Inc., enclosed
                                                      environment for group projects or independent study.
                                                          Our fund-raising goal is to enrich outdoor spaces                                                                                                              Please charge my
                                                      where people can comfortably interact, meet and                                                                                                                    M Visa M Discover M Mastercard M American Express
                                                      relax. With your help, our renovation project will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Account # ___________________________________________
                                                      enable the library to renew its facilities to meet the
                                                      current needs of our users.                                                                                                                                        Expiration date ________________________________________
                                                          By contributing to the William T. Jerome Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Signature ____________________________________________
                                                      Deck Renovation Project, you gain the power and the
                                                      privilege to shape our future – to help the library reach
                                                      its goal to provide a new and updated third space
                                                      for users.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Questions, please call 419-372-2842

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Payment may be made to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BGSU Foundation, Inc.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Send payment and form to:
                                                         The library’s strength is a blend                                                                                                                                                 William T. Jerome Library
                                                         of collections, technology and                                                                                                                                                        Office of the Dean
                                                         service, with a focus of meeting                                                                                                                                               Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0170
                                                         the needs of its users.

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