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Become a Member

Brochures, which contain membership applications, can be picked up at the entrance to the Mari Michener Gallery on the first floor of Michener Library. Print and fill out the membership form, then mail with a check to the address indicated on the form.

Membership Benefits

The Friends of the UNC Libraries offers many opportunities for participation. Membership benefits include:

  • Invitations to special events, such as art exhibits/receptions, luncheons, special speakers, etc.
  • Meetings and special programs featuring lectures, book reviews, and talks by authors and scholars throughout the year.
  • Access to Library Letters, official newsletter of the UNC Libraries.
  • Newsflash, the Friends' newsletter.
  • Voting privileges at membership meetings.
  • Volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of the UNC Libraries offers many opportunities for participation. As a member of the Friends organization you can:

  • Offer services as a volunteer at receptions and other events.
  • Assist with functions related to exhibits by authors, artists, and special collectors.
  • Prepare special brochures about the Libraries and the Friends organizations.
  • Contribute time, talent and energy to fund-raising activities.
  • Extend an invitation to membership to all persons interested in the purposes of the Friends organization.

Be an Active Participant

Following is a list of activities. Please select those in which you would like to participate, and send your choices to:
Mary Adams, maryadel@comcast.net or Barry Rothaus, barry.rothaus@gmail.com.

  • Mari Michener Gallery Receptions
  • First Wednesday Book Sales
  • Library Staff Appreciation Pizza Party
  • Friends of the UNC Libraries
  • Newsletter
  • Project Proposals
  • Board of Directors
  • Other Suggestions