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Friends of the Libraries

Friends of the Libraries, established in 1991, provides support by

  • Promoting awareness of the Libraries within the community
  • Stimulating financial support
  • Encouraging and advocating for lifelong learning

Friends at Literary Voices 2011Your gift to the Friends of the Libraries Fund supports

    • Library Research Awards for Undergraduates
      • Student Employee Scholarships
        • Events, such as Literary Voices
            • Friends of the Libraries Awards, which support the preservation and repair of rare and fragile materials, including books, maps, films, photographs and ephemera; the purchase of books, journals, digital media and equipment; and services and salaries for student employees for specific projects

              Gifts of $100 or more per year qualify you for a borrowing card good at the University Libraries*
              *does not include the  Miller Horticulture Library, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) or remote access to UW-restricted databases.