Information about ways to donate monetary or collection gifts to the Libraries, and how gifts are used by the Libraries.
Also information related to the Friends of the Libraries organization.
this update provided by Friends’ administrator Elizabeth Nevers There was not a book to be seen by 1:15 pm on Saturday, November 10th, the last day of the Friends of the Libraries’ book sale. An estimated 3,000 buyers purchased around 15,000 used books, CDs, DVDs and maps during the four-day event. LP records also sold [...]
Friday was pie day at the UW-Madison Libraries! Dozens of staff members from libraries all over campus convened upon Memorial Library to sample and vote on their favorite pies baked by their colleagues. The annual Libraries Thanksgiving Bash is a celebration of the fundraising campaign Partners in Giving, the campus-wide effort that supports a number [...]
Love books? Love bargains? Then you won’t want to miss the outstanding Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries Fall Book Sale, to be held Wednesday, November 7th through Saturday, November 10th. With more than 15,000 books to choose from, this is one of the largest used book sales in Wisconsin. The book sale is open to [...]
In honor of National Friends of Libraries Week, we welcome two important people to Library News & Events, and, since this is the first year for both of them, to the Libraries in general. Friends Program Administrator Elizabeth Nevers and Friends Student Assistant Katrina Dombrowsky cover a lot of the “behind the scenes” responsibilities for [...]
Happy National Friends of the Library week! We couldn’t let this week go by without featuring our own supportive group of Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries. Friends groups serve as the fundraising body for libraries of all sizes and types. Here at UW–Madison, the support from the Friends makes it possible for the Libraries to [...]
This month the University of Wisconsin-Madison launched its first multimedia fundraising campaign to encourage annual support for world-class education and research on campus. The campaign’s goal is to encourage more alumni to include UW-Madison in their annual gift plans. Gifts of every size make a difference. If, for example, every alumnus gave just $100 annually, [...]
The Parents Program is an ongoing campaign of the UW Foundation that raises money to support student projects that are beyond the capacity of basic instructional programs funded through the university’s operating budget. The Parents Program seeks to improve the quality of life and instruction for all UW-Madison students. As a key support system for [...]