The Rose City Astronomers,
a non-profit 501(c)(3) club,
maintains a comprehensive club library of astronomy related articles,
books, CDs and videos which can be checked out by RCA members.
see the current list of books and videos here.
The RCA library is
constantly growing and we accept most books,
DVDs, etc. Any donation is fully deductible and cheerfully
receipted. If we accept your donation it is fully tax deductible and we
will happily provide you with a receipt that is acceptable to the IRS.
According to IRS rules we will provide a receipt that describes the
donation and the fact that it is not in exchange for any consideration (a
new IRS wording), however we will not provide a dollar amount for the
value of the donation (per IRS rules)
However our storage for books is
limited and we do not keep every book that is donated, nor do we accept every
book. If you have a book to donate to the RCA, we will make every effort to
incorporate it into our library. However, we reserve the right to re-donate to
deserving individuals or other organizations or to sell it. We adjust our library according to
the needs of our group and the limited storage space that is available to us.
To make a cash donation to the Library to fund the purchase of new books, CD's, DVDs and other materials. Any
donation to RCA is fully deductible and cheerfully receipted.
If you have any questions about donations to the RCA
Telescope Library, contact the
RCA Librarian - or - the
The RCA was qualified by the IRS on May 31,
2000, as a public benefit association entitled to exemption from federal
income tax under the provision of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue
Code. As such, donors may deduct contributions to the RCA from federal income
taxes as provided in section 170 of the Code. RCA will happily furnish a receipt