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News

Antique Book Appraisal Event

2016 Annual Meeting - Thursday, May 5

The meeting will take place at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center, 1650 Oakland Drive. It will begin with a brief business meeting and review of the year's activities.  Appraiser Gene Alloway of Otte & Bailey Books, Ann Arbor will give a short presentation regarding book appraisal and then will appraise books on site for Friends members (memberships start at $10). The event is a fundraiser for the Friends with a $5 donation per book. You may show more than one book if time allows.

 

Current Newsletter link

Friends Lifetime member is honored with a Gatherings Newsletter tribute, Laurel Grotzinger. link

 

Our mission

The Friends of the University Libraries was established in 1992 to:

  • Strengthen and support the activities of the Western Michigan University Libraries.
  • Offer an opportunity for interested individuals to come together with a common interest in the library and cultural activities of the Libraries.
  • Encourage gifts and bequests for the libraries.
  • Assist in special projects and aid in the development of special collections.

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