THE FRIENDS OF
THE COLUMBIA LIBRARIES
The Friends assist the Columbia l.ibiaries in several direct ways: first, through their active interest
in the institiuion and its ideals and through promoting public interest in the role of a research
library; second, through gifts of books, manuscripts, and other useful materials; and third, through
By helping preser\e the intellectual accomplishment of the past, we lay the foundation for the
university of the future. This is the primary purpose of the Friends of the Columbia Libraries.
C O X T R I R C T I O N L E V E I
Books Cf Bytes, the newsletter of the
Columbia University Libraries; special
invitations to exhibitions and receptions.
Same as above, pltis a subscription
to Columbia Library Columns and temporary
Same as above, plus consultations with
Columbia University's librarians
upon request, and Libraries' Occasional
Same as abtne, plus reading privileges.*
Same as abo\e, plus personal tours of the
Libraries upon request.
University Librarian's Circle
Contribution: $10,000 and above
Same as above, plus borrowing privileges."^
* Reading and borrowing prixdkges, if taken, reduce the
tax deductibility ofyourgijl. For SustainingFetloxvs
and Patrons who choose reading privileges, the tax deductible
portion of the ^ft is reduced by $660; for University
Librarian's Circle contributors who choose borrowing privi¬
leges, the deductible portion of the gift is reduced by $1,200.