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The Reed Memorial Library Foundation

Our mission is to provide a legacy for future generations of library usage, expansion, and capital expenditures. By receiving and maintaining funds of real personal property from community members, the Foundation supports Reed Memorial Library, located in Ravenna, Ohio.

The RML Foundation is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage donations and foster philanthropy in support of building an endowment to support the library's capital projects.

If you would like to give to the library, or have questions about how to donate, please contact the Foundation at 330-296-2827. To learn more about the foundation and find a donation form, download the Foundation's brochure.

Accepting Applications

The Foundation is always looking for talented and dedicated individuals interested in serving on its Board of Directors.

To apply, please download the application from here. Completed applications may be mailed to:

Reed Memorial Library Foundation
PO Box 788
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Alternatively, completed digital applications can be emailed to :


The Reed Memorial Library Foundation was established to seek, receive and administer gifts, bequests and donations for the support and preservation of the Reed Memorial Library, beyond the level of taxpayer responsibility and in a manner consistent with the goals of the Library.

Your contribution to the Foundation will be used for supporting Library projects that enhance equipment and facilities, broaden the scope of early literacy initiatives, or sponsor special programs on various subjects for the benefit of the community. The Foundation’s mission is to help secure the long-term health and vitality of the Reed Memorial Library through encouragement and stewardship of private giving.

Your Role

The Reed Memorial Library Foundation raises funds beyond the responsibility of tax to support early literacy initiatives enhancements to our equipment and facilities, and other programs and services which strengthen lifelong learning in the Ravenna community.

Your Gift

Whether your contribution is a cash donation, a bequest, or is through a life insurance policy or charitable remainder trust, it will be used to ensure the Library’s place as one of the community’s greatest treasures. Your gift to the Reed Memorial Library Foundation is deductible as allowed by current tax laws.


If you would like more information about the Reed Memorial Library Foundation or wish to discuss your gift to the Foundation, please contact the Director of the Reed Memorial Library at 330-296-2827 Ext 101 or

Foundation Board of Directors

Jennifer Reuhr, President
Beatrice Flarida, Vice President
Diana Kentner, Secretary
Dr. Jay Richardson, Treasurer
Julie Beach
Patti DiMaso
LaJoyce Harris
Gerry Lewis
Eric Schlaubach
Donna Gray Wise
Betsy Kovacic

Reed Memorial Library Foundation