A Legacy of Giving!

The Bella Schlow Legacy Society

The Bella Schlow Society in script font

The Bella Schlow Society, honoring the beloved wife of our founder Charles Schlow, is a diverse group of community members who wish to sustain Schlow Library for future generations. 

By joining the Society, you are showing your support and commitment to the future of the library and its importance in the community. There is no minimum amount to join or complicated paperwork, it’s very simple – please join us! 

With a simple form allowing us to use your name to encourage others in the community to join, you will be welcomed and included in this Society so that we can celebrate your future gift with you now.

Everyone is welcome, please join today!


Create a Legacy Through a Retirement Plan

By donating some or all of the assets from your IRA, 401(k), or other qualified retirement plan, you can leave a legacy during your lifetime or you can name The Schlow Library Foundation as a beneficiary on your plan.

For More Information


Please use this form to join the Bella Schlow Society!

Sample Bequest Language

I hereby, give to The Schlow Library Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit corporation, located at 211 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801, (specific amount, property, percentage or residue) directed toward the area of greatest need. Tax ID Number:  23-7269521.

Have More Questions?

For more information about planned gifts to Schlow Library, email or call our Advancement Office at 814.237.6236, *212.

Image of Bella Schlow with Quill Pen and paper

Members of the Bella Schlow Society

Chuck & Betsy Berry

Nancy Chiswick

Nancy Eaton

Alfred Jones, Jr.

Joann Juhl

Kara Kraus

Judith Lang

Lynn Petnick

James & Judith Rayback

Carol & John Razem

Joseph & Susan Rogacs

David & Susan Werner



In Memory of and in Appreciation for the Estate Gifts of…

Joseph Banks

Cliff Bastuscheck

Joyce Cannard

William Coleman

Charles Herlocher

Joan Lampmann

Phillip Brooks Lovett

Martha Musser

Dorothy O’Connor

Janell Sigel