The Friends of the Spring Hill College Library is a volunteer group established to support and promote the Spring Hill College Library, Archives and Special Collections. The Friends raise and contribute funds through a variety of projects including the voluntary operation of the Book Nook used book store. The Friends encourage gifts and bequests of books and manuscripts to the Library and to the Archives and Special Collections and promote awareness of the Library and the college.
FRIENDS OF SPRING HILL COLLEGE LIBRARY
Since 1990 (29 years) the Friends have helped the Library through difficult times by benefiting students, academic programs, academic and administrative departments, and College events. We have:
The impact of these contributions on the campus has been phenomenal. It could be even more so with your support, so please consider becoming a member, and/or serving on the Board, or helping the Friends expand Book Nook hours.
Faculty/staff membership is $10.00, lowered both to recognize your personal fiscal concerns and to let you know you are needed. Contact Library Director Gentry Holbert (email@example.com or 251.380.3871 or Friends President Dr. Alice Bahr, firstname.lastname@example.org or 251.533.7073) with any questions, comments and recommendations. Thank you for your time.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library has several goals. These include:
Badger Roots Workshop: $25 for non-members
This workshop will help members explore their family roots at Spring Hill College. The workshop is free for members and $25 for non-members.
Increase Library Resources
Build the library offerings available to the campus
Subsidize speakers for other departments on campus
Need help funding a speaker for your department and students? Contact us and let us know!
Undergraduate Research Symposium: $500
Covers the supplies, support, and award amounts for the 2018-2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library made many contributions and gifts. These include:
Professional Development: $5,000
Funding to support library faculty & staff travel for conference presentations and papers, national organization committee work, and immersion programs that will benefit the College in supporting professional scholarship.
Undergraduate Research Symposium – Supplies, support, awards: $500
Book Nook - purchased a Portable Scanner
Burke Memorial Library - adopted library books honoring past Presidents of the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library