Membership

You can become a Friend, or a renewing Friend, at one of the following levels:

Friend

$50-$124

Receives the electronic newsletters of the University Libraries; a 10% discount at the UA Bookstore; and invitations to many Friends’ events, including the Annual Meeting and Luncheon. [100% tax deductible]

Contributing Friend

$125-$249

Receives the above items plus borrowing privileges for 3 weeks (up to 25 items; 1 card; no holds, recalls, express retrievals, or media checkouts), Book Sale preview and invitations to book signings.

Librarians’ Friend

$250-$999

Receives the above items plus borrowing privileges for 90 days (up to 75 items; 1 card; no holds, recalls, express retrievals, or media checkouts).

Alexandrian Circle

$1,000+

This is the most exclusive level: members receive all of the above plus borrowing privileges for up to 75 items, with 2 cards, ability to place holds and recalls, and access to express retrievals and media checkouts. In addition, Alexandrian Circle members are given access to two databases, Academic Search Complete and Business Source Complete, for journal articles in general scholarship and business. They also receive invitations to special programs, tours, and opportunities to meet with the Dean. [$95 non-tax deductible].

Inspired by the Royal Library of Alexandria – the largest and most significant library in the ancient world – the Alexandrian Circle is the most exclusive membership level at the University Libraries. As an Alexandrian Circle member, you contribute to the advancement of the Libraries’ highest priorities and in doing so, enable the success of students and scholars across campus.

 Become a Friend by donating to the Friends of the Libraries!