Support the Friends of Fondren Library

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The Friends of Fondren Library (FoFL), founded in 1950, is dedicated to stimulating growth in library resources and facilities for the 21st century. Whether you're a Rice graduate, Rice faculty or staff member, community member or just a lover of knowledge, the Friends of Fondren Library needs your support as a member to enhance the Fondren Library’s collections and fulfill its ongoing need for resources and services.

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Sign up for a NEW membership

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I would like to register for an upcoming event

Friends of Fondren Library 2024 Rice Authors Celebration on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

2024 Friends of Fondren Library Gala honoring Karen and Larry George, Friday, March 15, 2024

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

By Phone: (713) 348-5157
By Email:
By Mail:

Rice University
Friends of Fondren Library MS-245
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX, 77251-1892

Please note: In compliance with the Internal Revenue Code Notice 2017-73 and IRS guidance, Rice does not accept, in whole or in part, payments for events, memberships, auction items, tickets, etc., from Donor Advised Funds, foundations or Qualified Charitable Distributions from an IRA account. Donors of IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions and Donor Advised Fund grants are prohibited from claiming a charitable tax deduction for their distributions and grants.