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Friends of the Smith College Libraries

If you love our Libraries, become a member...

Support the mission of the Libraries, and strengthen the resources, services and the learning environment that is essential for student academic success. It's easy to join online:

Join now: Online Giving Form. If you prefer to send in a check, please use this Printer Friendly Form.

Pledge support for two or more years at any giving level below to become a member of the Oculus Society. (When using the online Giving Form, enter the pledge details in the Special Instructions box.)

Monthly gifts in small amounts are one way to have an impact throughout the year without stressing your budget. This option can be selected on the Online Giving Form (above) or by contacting the Gift Accounting Office to discuss payment options:

Smith College Gift Accounting Office
33 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01063
Or call: 800-526-2023, Option 5

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double or triple the impact of your gift through a matching gift program, offered by many employers. Contact your Human Resources office to inquire. Whether large or small, your gift is tax-deductible, and will count toward your alumnae class goal.

Benefits of Membership

When you join, you will receive:

  • A subscription to the Libraries’ e-newsletter
  • Invitations to lectures, webinars and other events
  • Acknowledgment in the Libraries' Annual List of Donors
  • Smith College Libraries bookmarks and other tokens
  • Members who give $250 or more will have a book plated in their honor or in memory of someone special.

Note: The Friends of the Smith College Libraries underwrite access for all alumnae to JSTOR. Other library databases are available too via the Alumnae Relations portal.

Levels of Giving

Champion: $1,500

Patron: $1,000

Benefactor: $500

Sustainer: $250

Contributor: $150

Household: $100

Active Member: $50

Recent Alum (last 5 years): $20

Student: Free


Friends of Smith

The Friends of Smith College share a vision of education that goes beyond the classroom. Join all four Smith College Friends groups (Athletics, Botanic Garden, Libraries and Museum of Art) at the Contributor level to receive a 20 percent discount on your membership. Visit the Friends of Smith College website to learn more.