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Cambridge University Library


Do you love the Library? Become a Friend

We would love you to become a Friend and join in with our dedicated community.


   Join the Friends here


You can join the Friends or renew your membership online.  Please note that it would be helpful if you could join as a recurring Friend.  You will see this option by following the online link.  More information on how to join can be found below.


What your membership offers you


  • Access behind the scenes 
  • Exclusive talks and events
  • An annual Friends Bulletin  
  • Updates from the Library 


  • Updates from the Library 
  • Recognition for your support 
  • Library and Friends publications 
  • Access to events for your staff

Rotherham Circle: 

  • All individual or organisation benefits
  • Extra publications and recognition


Choose a membership option that suits you


  • Student: £10
  • Annual: £35
  • Joint: £50
  • Organisation: £60 


  • Life: £500 | Joint: £700
  • Life, over 60 years: £300 | Joint: £400

Rotherham Circle:

  • Single: £100 or more per year
  • Joint: £170 or more per year
  • Organisation: £200 or more per year

You can also give membership as a gift


Become a Friend or renew your membership:

  • online
  • by picking up a Friends leaflet in the Library (not currently available)
  • by sending a cheque made out to The University of Cambridge.(not currently available)