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Friends of the Library

Become a Member

The Dick Smith Library is the gateway to knowledge for the greater Tarleton community. Joining the Friends of the Dick Smith Library is an ideal way to demonstrate your support for the research, teaching, and public service mission of the Library and the University.

Business Membership Benefits

  • Business listing in all Friends' mailings and programs;
  • Business window decal and lapel pin;
  • Library card entitling you to services that include in-house database use and borrowing privileges; (services details)
  • Discount tickets to Dinner in the Stacks;
  • Invitations to Friends' events and the annual membership meetings;
  • Chance to attend pre-sale of Annual Book Sale; and
  • Opportunity to get involved in Friends' activities.

The Business membership levels are listed below. For your convenience you may join the Friends

  • Online with a credit card,
  • By mailing an application form and your membership fee to the library,
  • By bringing an application form and membership fee to the library in person.

Levels of Business Membership

Business Friends $100
Business Patron
(includes recognition plaque on Friends wall)
$300
Business Sponsor
(includes recognition plaque on Friends wall &
2 Tickets to Friends events)
$500

Personal Membership Benefits

  • Library card(s) and lapel pin;
  • Library services: in-house database use, and borrowing privileges; (services details)
  • Discount tickets to Dinner in the Stacks;
  • Invitations to Friends' events and the annual membership meetings;
  • Chance to attend pre-sale of Annual Book Sale; and
  • Opportunity to get involved in Friends' activities.

The personal membership levels and benefits are listed below. For your convenience, you may join the Friends

  • online with a credit card,
  • by mailing an application form and your membership fee to the library, or
  • by bringing an application form and membership fee to the library in person.

Levels of Personal Membership

Student of recent graduate (within 5 years) $15
Friends $40
Associate $100
Patron $250
Sponsor $500
Lifetime Membership $1,000