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.

2022 Event Honoring Rice University Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists of works published in 2021

Presented by Friends of Fondren Library

The Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have:

*Authored a book or edited a journal published in 2021

*Composed a major musical work in 2021

*Mounted a one-person art show in 2021

To RSVP to attend the Jan. 27 Virtual Event as an author or guest, please click here.

Friends of Fondren Library Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker Ping Sun

Please join us for the Friends of Fondren Library 
Annual Meeting and Membership Dinner 
chaired by Linda Sylvan ’73 and Jack Pendergrast

Reservations required | Business Casual

Visit https://riceconnect.rice.edu/fondren-2021-annual-meeting to purchase tickets. 

Event will follow campus safety protocols. Guests will wear masks and provide information for contact tracing. Seating is limited.

Please Note: Friends of Fondren Library Gala is Rescheduled for 2022

Reminder:

The twice-rescheduled 40th Annual Friends of Fondren Library Gala honoring Pat and Ira Gruber will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022

We deeply appreciate your support which is so critical to the library and the university community, and we all look forward to celebrating with Pat and Ira next year.

Sincerely,
Mary Lowery
Executive Director

Deborah and Bryan Domning '75
Gala Chairs

New Date: March 26, 2021 - Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction

This event has been rescheduled for Friday, March 26, 2021.

Table and ticket purchases will be honored at the rescheduled event. 

Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction

This event has been rescheduled for March 25, 2022. Table and ticket purchases will be honored at the rescheduled event. 

Gala Chairs Deborah and Bryan Domning ’75 invite you to join us for the

40th annual Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction
honoring Pat and Ira Gruber, the Harris Masterson Jr. Professor Emeritus of History.

Please visit https://riceconnect.rice.edu/fofl to purchase a table or individual tickets.