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Giving to the Library

The James P. Adams Library is dedicated to providing students and faculty with the information and services necessary to support instruction and learning at Rhode Island College. Your gifts will help to support this mission.

Become a Friend of Adams Library

It's easy to become a Friend!  The Friends of the James P. Adams Library membership form is attached below.  Just print it, fill it out and send it with your donation to Friends of the James P. Adams Library c/o Library Director's Office.

Your membership dues are fully tax-deductible. 

Membership donations are used to support library programs and purchases, so become a "Friend" today and support your library!  Visit the "Donated by the Friends" page to see examples of the many ways that the Friends supports the James P. Adams Library.

Thank you for being a Friend!

Donate Online to Support the Library

It's easy to donate online. Visit the Support Rhode Island College page.  In the "Donate To" section, select James P. Adams Library.

The library has several naming opportunities available for donors who wish to make a substantial contribution.  For more information, see Give to RIC - Naming Opportunities, or contact the Library Director.


Donate to Honor a Friend or Family Member

Gifts can be given in honor of, or in memory of, a friend, family member, faculty member, student, or alumnus.  Donations of this type can be used to purchase library materials or other items.  Gifts may be acknowledged with a bookplate or plaque commemorating the honoree.


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