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Friends of Snell Library

Gifts are an important source of funds that help the Library expand the services and collections that support the growing needs of the NU community.

Who Are the Friends of Snell Library?

Friends of Snell Library support the Library's annual fund which helps maintain and improve collections, resources, and physical space for all of our users. Friends of Snell Library members receive special benefits including the latest library news, access to Snell Library, invitations to special programs and author events, and eligibility for membership in the University recognition societies.

Friends who visit Snell Library have access to:

  • Thousands of e-journals, e-texts, e-books available for personal use
  • Free wireless internet
  • Convenient service hours
  • Public access computer work stations
  • Complimentary scanning stations
  • Public art and interactive exhibits, programs, and events
  • 360 degree views of Northeastern's campus

Membership Benefits and Giving Levels

Associate ($100 - $249)
  • Unlimited visits to Snell Library during regular service hours
  • Subscription to Snell Library's Supporter's Newsletter
  • Subscription to Snell Library's annual Year in Review brochure
patron ($250 - $499)

All of the above benefits plus:

  • Personal invitations to Library events, seminars, exhibits, and author talks
  • Recognition in Snell Library's annual gift roster
Fellow ($500 - $999)

All of the above benefits plus:

  • Access to the private and recently remodeled Alumni Reading Room. Donors at this level may conduct personal study or reserve the space for university-sponsored functions and networking events.
  • Personalized Friends borrower card for borrowing priveleges at Snell Library.
Library Dean's society benefactor ($1000+)

All of the above benefits plus:

  • Invitations to attend special Northeastern functions, programs and sporting events with the Dean of Libraries and President of Northeastern University.

Join Today

In Person: Stop by Snell Library's Circulation Desk for more information

Online: Make your gift online using our secure giving webpage and selecting "Friends of Snell Library" as the designation for your gift.

By Phone or Email: Contact Nina Shah, Library Development Officer, at 617-373-5452 or nin [dot] shah [at] neu [dot] edu (subject: Friends%20of%20Snell%20Library) .

By Mail: Please make all checks out to Northeastern University and mail to:

Northeastern University Libraries
Friends of Snell Library
Department of Information Services
118 Cushing Hall, Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-9877