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Designate the Library as a Beneficiary

Consider leaving assets in your retirement plan, life insurance policy, and other financial accounts to the Library.  It’s a simple and tax-efficient way to fund your legacy.


Planned Gifts support the Library's vital services and programs for today's and future generations.

To designate the Library as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, your insurance, or a bank or brokerage account, please note that the Library’s full legal name, address, and Federal Tax Identification Number are:

The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
445 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10016
TIN: 13-1887440

To learn more about gifting of retirement plans, life insurance policies, or financial accounts, please contact the Planned Giving Staff.