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Support the Friends of the Libraries

Friends of the Libraries support our vision and goals through membership and action. Your support will help us advance our mission to provide top-quality resources, services, and events for our students, faculty, and the greater Loyola community. Join us in making a difference and become a member today!

Membership Levels​

Basic Membership
Loyola students ($10) ​
Member ($50) ​

Borrowing Membership
Parent of Loyola student(s) ($50) ​
Patron ($100)​
Sponsor ($250)​
Library Dean’s Circle ($1,000+)**

Membership Benefits​

Basic Membership
Access to databases using the designated computer workstations on campus.
Expanded access to library facilities during all open hours beyond the current community-use policy.​
Invitations to Friends events, special receptions, exhibit openings, and other programs. ​

Borrowing membership
Basic benefits plus: Borrowing privileges for you (and your spouse or partner) at Cudahy and Lewis Libraries. ​
Reserved seating at Friends events and invitations to pre-event author receptions.​

**Special Recognition in Loyola's Damen Society.

​​How to Join the Friends​

We offer a variety of easy ways to join or renew your membership:​

Online:  Go to
By phone: Call us at 773.508.2616 during office hours, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
By mail:  Print out this form and send it with your payment to:​

Loyola University of Chicago-Gift Processing
P.O. Box 4336
Carol Stream, IL 60122-4336

IMPORTANT: Once your gift is processed, you will receive a courtesy card as proof of your membership into the Friends program. The card will be mailed using U.S. postal service within 5-7 business days of your gift. We appreciate your patience.

A membership year is defined as July 1 to June 30. Membership fees are not pro-rated based upon the month of joining. Your membership gift is a tax-deductible donation to the extent allowed by law. For more information regarding the Friends of the Loyola University Chicago Libraries, please contact our office at or 773.508.2616. 


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