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Friends Of The Library

Individuals and organizations that wish to support the resources and services of Hege Library are invited to join the Friends of the Guilford College Library.

Friends of the Library Dues
Friend of the Library $50
Student/Senior/Alumni $25
Patron $100
Sponsor $250
Life Member $1,000

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Mission

The mission of the Friends of the Guilford College Library is:

  1. To promote understanding and appreciation of the Hege Library among the college community and the general public.
  2. To supplement the support of the Library provided by the college through monetary gifts and gifts of materials and special collections.
  3. To attract additional support by providing opportunities for members of the Friends of the Library and the college community to serve the Library actively.

Membership Privileges

Members of the Friends of the Guilford College Library receive the following benefits:

  • Borrowing privileges at Library
  • Access to research databases from Library terminals
  • Subscriptions to Guilford publications such as the Guilford College Magazine
  • Opportunities to participate in faculty seminars and discussions of research
  • Invitations to events such as annual dinners, art exhibit openings, invited speakers
  • Participation in cooperative projects

Fundraising Activities – More Opportunities to Contribute

Over the years, the Friends of the Library have raised several hundred thousand dollars to support the library and its collections.

Other specific established funds to which individuals may contribute include:

  • Friends of the Library – Friends Historical Librarian Fund: supports salary for professional staffing in the Friends Historical Collection
  • Friends of the Library – Book Sale Fund: supports activities of the Friends of the Library
  • Friends of the Library – Herb Poole Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of library materials in new areas of the curriculum
  • Friends of the Library – Grimsley Hobbs Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of library materials in Philosophy
  • Friends of the Library – Info Village Fund: supports the expansion of technology in the Library
  • Friends of the Library – Pete Moore Fund: and endowed fund to support the purchase of library materials in international and intercultural studies
  • Friends of the Library Sciences Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of materials in the natural sciences and mathematics
  • Charles F. and Lillian M. Allen Memorial Fund: an endowed fund to be used at the discretion of library staff
  • E Darryl Kent Endowed Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of materials in religion and philosophy
  • Mildred Marlette Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of original literary works
  • Algie I. Newlin Library Fund: an endowed fund to support the purchase of library materials in History and Political Science
  • Katharine Ricks Memorial Library Endowment Fund: an endowed fund to support Library operations in general

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