Become a Member

Your membership in the Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries is greatly appreciated and will help continue the tradition of supporting excellence in

Choose your level of Friends Membership

  • Contributing Individual Friends Membership, $40-$199: At this basic level of Friends membership, you will receive:
    • Borrowing privileges to campus libraries
    • Invitations to receptions, the Friends Annual Dinner, and other special events
    • Friends publications
  • Contributing Household Friends Membership, $75-$199: All of the above plus borrowing privileges for additional household members
  • Sustaining Friends Membership, $200-$499: All of the above, plus:
    • A hand printed keepsake from Silver Buckle Press
    • A one-year gift membership for a friend or relative
  • Benefactor Friends Membership, $500 & above: All of the above, plus:
    • Custom library tour with Friends board member/s
  • Student Membership, $15
    • Contributing Individual Friends Membership benefits
    • Free admission to the Wednesday preview night of the semiannual book sales

Please allow six to eight weeks for us to process your membership; however, if you need your membership or library borrowing cards sooner, contact the Friends office and we will be happy to expedite this for you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

To become a Friends member, please

  • Send your check, payable to:
    “Friends of the UW- Madison Libraries”
    University of Wisconsin Foundation
    US Bank Lockbox
    Box 7887
    Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807
  • Or join online with a major credit card through the University of Wisconsin Foundation. Be sure to indicate “libraries” under area of greatest need and add a note restricting the gift to “Friends of the UW-Madison Library.”