Friends of the Libraries


Become a friend of the library.

Since 1947, the Friends of the Adelphi University Library have provided invaluable support in enhancing the library’s offerings. Gifts from the Friends have contributed to:

  • expansion of the book collections, now numbering over 640,000 volumes
  • exceptional purchases in Special Collections
  • improvements to Library technologies
  • augmentation of databases and other nonprint formats

Benefits of Membership

Members help support the Libraries’ academic endeavors and also enjoy a range of programs and events related to the Libraries’ functions.

Friends Newsletter
Published three times a year, the newsletter lists upcoming events, programs, and general news.

Friends’ Annual Fall Lecture

Benefits include:

  • invitation to the annual Friends Fall Art Lecture
  • invitation to the annual meeting of the Friends on Alumni Weekend
  • library borrowing privileges (for Supporting or Sponsoring Members)
  • invitations to outstanding programs and lectures

To join, complete the Membership Application (PDF).

Library eBooks
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Subject Specialists
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