Friends of the Libraries

The Friends of The Ohio State University Libraries is an association of patrons, alumni, faculty, staff and other supporters who are dedicated to supporting and promoting the University Libraries.

Your annual gift to Friends of the Libraries supports collections, services, teaching, research, facility improvements, technology initiatives and so much more that are relied upon by Ohio State's 63,000 students, 4,000 faculty and an extended worldwide community of scholars. Through annual gifts, book donations, and advocacy, the Friends of the Libraries have been essential to the growth of University Libraries.

Benefits of a Friends of the Libraries Membership

  • Courtesy borrowing privileges to University Libraries' collections
  • Subscription to University Libraries e-newsletters including information about exhibits, lectures, and other happenings
  • Invitations to special events
  • Tax deductible membership donation
Friends member with curator
A member of Friends of the Libraries discusses a costume with Theatre Research Institute Curator Nena Couch