Your Gifts Make a Difference
Gifts to Friends help the Libraries provide top quality research and instructional services and resources for the university’s students, faculty and their academic community.
Gifts support Friends programs for Ohio State students.
Gifts provide resources for state-of-the-art facilities such as the renovation of Sullivant Hall for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and the Thompson Library.
Gifts help preserve the more than six million volumes in the Libraries’ collections and the digitization of collections for online use.
Gifts help the Libraries maintain its prestigious ranking among the top research libraries.
Levels of Support
Friends Membership $50
Members are partners in the ongoing academic programs of the library. This vital support is acknowledged through invitations to special events, exhibition openings, readings and literary programs, borrowing privileges in the Libraries and a subscription to the library newsletter, Folio.
Library Advocates $250
Additional membership benefits for Library Advocates include special catalogs and publications, invitations, to behind-the-scenes events, and discounts on Logan Elm Press publications.
Circle of Friends $1,000
Generous donors at the highest category of membership, the Circle of Friends, receive an invitation to the Libraries’ annual Director’s Report and Reception, exclusive tours with curators of the Libraries’ collections, and opportunities for discounts on library space rental fees. In addition, Circle of Friends members enjoy all the benefits of the Libraries’ Friends and Advocates membership.