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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, or click here to view a printable PDF. 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