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Friends of the Library

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Formed in the Fall of 2015, the newly instituted Friends of the Library at LSU Shreveport exists to support the Noel Memorial Library. The Friends is a branch of the of LSUS Foundation, a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to the support of LSUS and its students, and is committed to promoting and supporting the library's collections, services, and staff. Help support the Noel Memorial Library by becoming a Friend of the Library.

Looking for other ways to support the Library? Consider a book honorarium or memorial by gifting materials or funding collection development in a subject area. Visit the Gift Policy page for a list of requested items to develop our collection. All donations are tax deductible.

Benefits of Becoming A Member

  • Early admission to the Annual Booksale
  • Checkout privileges for non-LSUS students, staff, and faculty
  • Invitations to special events such as a speaker series, receptions, exhibit openings, and other programs

Membership Categories
LSUS Student - $5
LSUS Faculty, Staff, and Alumni - $15
Individual Membership - $20
Joint Membership (two members of the same household) - $30

Special Categories
These categories include a special mention in the Friends newsletter as well bookplates in honor or memory of person(s) whom you may designate.
Classic Friend - $50 (one bookplate)
First Edition Friend - $100 (two bookplates)
Rare and Special Friend - $200 (five bookplates)

Join one of two ways:

Pay via electronic payment:
Visit the LSUS Foundation's Make a Donation site and complete the form for payment. In the field "MY area is not listed...", indicate FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, followed by the membership level you prefer. Pay the amount that corresponds to your desired membership level.
Download an application to join the Friends and email / mail it to:

Friends of the Library
LSUS Noel Memorial Library
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Pay by check or money order:
Complete an application and mail it with your membership fee payment to:

Friends of the Library
LSUS Noel Memorial Library
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

An acknowledgement letter will be sent to you indicating your donation or payment.

Checks should be made payable to the LSUS Foundation

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For additional information, please call (318) 798-4131.

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