Support the Friends

All donors to one of the funds at the UW-Madison Libraries are considered to be a Friend of the Libraries.

To Donate: 

  • Send your check, payable to:
    “UW Foundation”
    University of Wisconsin Foundation
    US Bank Lockbox
    Box 78807
    Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807

    • Include a note restricting the gift to the “Friends of the Libraries Fund

Library Borrowing Card
Friends who donate $40 or more annually, are entitled to a UW-Madison Libraries Borrowing Card. This provides access to all campus libraries, in-person online database access, and borrowing privileges.

After becoming a Friend, please fill out the online borrowing card application. On that form, select “Friends of the Library” as your affiliation. You will receive an email notice when your borrowing card is ready.

Students who donate $15 or more are eligible for all Friends Membership benefits, including access to libraries and borrowing privileges and must present a valid student ID.

Libraries Magazine
One of the many benefits of becoming a supporter of Friends is receiving your complimentary subscription of “Libraries”, a magazine of the UW-Madison Libraries that is published twice a year. This fully-colored expository magazine includes special news from the Friends, recent library news, and information on events, exhibits, and collections.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Friends at:
Phone: (608) 265-2505
Fax: (608) 265-2754
E-mail the Friends