Support the Lloyd Library

Your donation to the Lloyd Library directly funds public programs, exhibitions, research and unique collections bringing science, art and history to life.  Considered a Cincinnati treasure, the Lloyd Library and Museum, over one hundred years old, is home to over 250,000 books, manuscripts, art and artifacts related to the study of plants and medicine.  With collections dating back to the 1400s, the Lloyd Library offers a rare opportunity to merge resources from the past and present, informing issues of today.  Our work makes an impact and fills those who enter with wonder.

Support Learning and Scholarship

Your gift supports research, exhibitions and free public programs presented for today's and future generations. Donations make possible research fellowships and artist-in-residence funding and importantly access to our extensive and rare collections. Your gift impacts the local community and scholars around the globe. Click here to donate.

Become a Member


As a Member of the Lloyd Library, you support and engage with this impactful one-of-a-kind cultural institution. Members receive advance notification of Library events, discounts and exclusive ways to connect with the Lloyd. Join now and become a part of bringing Science, Art and History to Life. Click for more information.

Donate Books, Manuscripts and Artifacts

Your donation of books, periodicals, manuscripts and artifacts enhances the Lloyd Library & Museum's collections. Growing our collections ensures unique and hard-to-find resources for immediate and future generations. When considering a materials donation see our collection donation guidelines. Click for more information.

Make a Gift of Securities

A gift of appreciated securities offers a double tax benefit. You completely avoid capital gain and can receive an income tax charitable deduction for the full fair market value of your securities. For more information click here. Contact Patricia Van Skaik, or (513) 419-2574.

Leave a Legacy

Consider making a gift to the Lloyd Library & Museum from your will, trust IRA or life insurance policy. A legacy gift allows you to control your assets and make a gift that satisfies both your personal and philanthropic priorities. For more information click here. Contact Patricia Van Skaik, or (513) 419-2574.