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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Mission Statement

The mission of The Friends of the GSU Library is to bring together those who share a love of knowledge and a desire to promote the role of the library in society.  Friends provide support for resources and services that benefit learners in the University and the community. 

Meetings and ByLaws

Friends of the GSU Library
The Friends will meet the second Friday of the month in the Library Administrative Conference Room from noon - 1:00 p.m. Changes of dates and times will be posted in advance.

Elected Officers

Questions about the Friends of the GSU Library may be directed to the elected officials listed below. They will respond to your email as quickly as possible.



Students can join the Friends of the GSU Library for as little as $5 per year.

Membership in Friends of the GSU Library is easy & has its privileges:

  • Use of the GSU library with circulation privileges
  • on-campus access to a variety of electronic databases
  • Members only book sale preview
  • Special invitations to programs and events throughout the year
  • Special recognition for members of the Richard J. Vorwerk Society

To join, please go to the Join the Friends of the GSU Library webpage. For more information contact: Ann Manning-Nagel at


Your membership and donations help support events like the recent Faculty Authors and Sponsored Grant Recipients Receiption.

‘The Faculty Authors and Sponsored Grant Recipients Reception last Wednesday was an opportunity for us to thank and acknowledge the faculty for their scholarly efforts throughout the past year,” said Ann Marie Nagel, President of the GSU Friends of the Library.

 Over thirty-five members of the faculty and administration were on hand to hear a few words from President Maimon, Provost Bordelon and others  who thanked members of the faculty for their research, publication, and other scholarly efforts.

‘We in the library have always enjoyed partnering with the Friends of the Library to  honor  faculty at our annual Authors Reception,” said Lydia Morrow Ruetten, Dean of the GSU Library.  “This year we were so  pleased  to also honor our Sponsored Grant Recipients, and look forward to next year’s reception.  We have already begun to make plans!”  she said.



Past Event and Brief History of Friends


Upcoming Friends Events

  • Monday, Jul 14, 2014 to Monday, Jul 14, 2014: Friends Meeting
    The Friends will be meeting from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in the Library Conference room

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