Become a Friend

The Friends of the Jefferson-Madison Library is a 501c(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Your qualifying membership donation entitles you to voting privileges for one year from the date of payment of that donation and the Among Friends newsletter as well as participation in special members-only events, such as our members only pre-sale before our annual spring and fall book sales.

Membership Levels

In April 2014 the Friends changed their Friends of JMRL Bylaws (pdf) to simplify membership categories and voting rights.

Individual and family voting memberships are obtained by payment of at least the minimum dues appropriate to their category.

Membership Dues

(BOD approved April 24, 2014)

Membership Types:

  • Individual: $10.00
  • Family: $20.00
    Families wishing membership for more than one family member should pay for a family membership, which includes up to four family members under 19 years of age living in the same household.

Contributions in excess of your membership type are tax deductible.

Donation Level – In addition to my membership dues, I want to be a:

  • Good Friend for donations up to $99.
  • Supporting Friend for donations of $100 to $499.
  • Devoted Friend for donations of $500 to $999.
  • Best Friend for donations of $1,000. and up

Please download and print out the Friends of JMRL Membership Form (pdf),
make your check payable to: Friends of the Library and mail to:

Friends of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
1500 Gordon Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Or pay online via our Online Donation Webpage
Be sure to indicate in the Designation box the type of FOL membership and any additional donation amount.

Cllck here to get the Friends of JMRL tri-fold membership brochure (PDF)