The Friends of the Texas A&M University Libraries exist to cultivate student success with research collections, digital technology and study spaces; to assist in fundraising for library priorities and to promote membership in the Friends.
Preservation is a top priority of the Texas A&M University Libraries and the Friends are on board! To support the Libraries' new Preservation Unit and the growth of its programs, the Friends have pledged to raise $150,000 for the following:
Partner with the Friends of the Texas A&M University Libraries and help preserve the spirit of Texas A&M.
The Friends funded the restoration of the Desert Traders artwork.
The Friends funded the production of two marketing videos centered on the Preservation Unit.
Chance Medlin, Friends of the Libraries Opportunity Scholarship recipient
Each year, this academic scholarship in the amount of $500 is awarded to a staff or student employee at any of the University Libraries that has been accepted into or enrolled in an accredited library science program.
The Friends of the Libraries have sponsored the Book History Workshop. This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the history of books and printing. Click here to find out more.