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Friends of the Library Membership Drive

Participation Drive
25 Donors
Towards goal of 40 Donors
$5,150.00 Raised
Project has ended
Project ended on December 31, at 11:59 PM PST
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Friends of the Library Membership Drive

The Friends of the Library at Sacramento State was founded in 1992 to help the University Library meet the growing and changing needs of the campus and the community. Since its founding, the Friends of the Library has:

  • Donated over $250,000 to the University Library in grants for the acquisition of books, journals, electronic media, and equipment
  • Coordinated the Book Bin, a permanent used book sales area on the Library’s lower level
  • Published the newsletter Bookends
  • Hosted special events and presentations by local and well-known authors

This year, during our annual membership drive, we’re asking 40 donors to join or renew their membership with the Friends of the Library. Your membership gift will not only provides you with member benefits, but you’ll also have confidence that your contribution will support the University Library and our Sacramento State community. 

Membership Benefits:

  • The Friends of the Library newsletter, Bookends
  • Invitations to library exhibits, events, and author lectures, including zoom events that can be viewed at your convenience
  • Library borrowing privileges for members who give $50 and above
  • Complimentary parking for in-person Charles Martell Author Lecture Series events
  • The satisfaction of supporting education in our community

Membership Levels:

  • $5 Student
  • $20-49 Supporter
  • $50-99 Sponsor*
  • $100-499 Patron*
  • $500-999 Benefactor*
  • $1,000+ Lifetime*

* includes borrowing privileges (15 book limit)

Our Mission:

The Friends of the Library’s mission is to support the University Library by bringing together individuals and organizations interested in the Library; reaching out to the community and promoting the interests of the Library, providing a forum for the University and local authors, researchers, and readers to meet and discuss their work and interests; and raising funds to enhance the Library. Learn more about the Friends.

To mail in a check, make checks payable to: 
California State University, Sacramento with "Friends of the Library" in the memo line. 
Mail to:
Sacramento State
University Development
6000 J Street, MS 6030
Sacramento, CA 95819
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