Thank you for your interest in supporting Marine Community Library!

Please note that all donations to the Marine Community Library must go through the Marine Library Association. The Marine Library Association (MarLA) is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization that manages the Marine Community Library in partnership with the City of Marine on St. Croix and Washington County Library. MarLA is a Minnesota 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, and all donations are tax deductible.

Donate Online

Click HERE to donate online with a credit or debit card, or via PayPal.

Or, Donate by Mail

Please make your check payable to Marine Library Association and mail it to

Marine Library Association
PO Box 85
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

We will send you a receipt of your donation. Please note if you wish your contribution to be anonymous.

Thank you for making a difference in our community!

How your donation helps

Although the Marine Community Library is a collaborative effort that includes MarLA, the city of Marine on St. Croix, and Washington County, MarLA sustains all operating expenses outside of the City and County contributions.

Operating expenses include:

  • Permanent book collection
  • Newspaper and magazine subscriptions
  • Programming and events
  • Marine Community Library collection software
  • Volunteer scheduling website
  • Furnishings and paint
  • Cleaning services
  • Various administrative materials

Request MarLA budget information by emailing