Friends of Fondren Library - FOFL

Seeks to heighten community and alumni interest in Fondren Library and to support academic programs at Rice University by funding library collections and facilities.

Friends of Fondren Library

Our Services

  • Provides resources to purchase materials and equipment for the library and to improve the facility and develop the collection.
  • Sponsors a gifts and memorials program that provides the library purchasing power beyond its university allocations. The library's gift program raises funds for the purchase of otherwise unattainable books, manuscripts, and CDs.

Community Borrowers

Even if you're not affiliated with Rice University directly, you can still borrow items from Fondren Library. Check the table below to see if you are eligible to borrow items through these local institutions.

If your organization is listed below, please present your ID to the Circulation Desk.