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Do you love the Library? Become a Friend

We would love you to become a Friend and join in with our dedicated community.  You can join the Friends or renew your membership online, by downloading a membership form.  You can pick up a membership leaflet at the reader services desk at the entrance to the Library, or simply send in a cheque for the attention of The Friends of Cambridge Univesity Library. 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 downloading a membership form
  • by picking up a Friends leaflet in the Library
  • by sending a cheque made out to The University of Cambridge.

Cheques and Friends leaflets should be posted to ​The Friends, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR