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The Library Society

Giving Options and Opportunities

We are grateful for gifts of all sizes at the University Libraries. Each one makes a significant impact as we work to support UTK’s students, faculty and community.

Become a member of The Library Society of UT Knoxville by giving securely online or via mail by sending a check to: The Library Society of UT Knoxville
Attn: Brian Broyles
606 John C. Hodges Library
Knoxville, TN 37996

Annual Giving Levels

Members’ Circle = $5+ for students, $25+ for non-students

Members who give at this level receive a copy of the annual acclaimed Library Development Review and a subscription to The Library Society’s e-newsletter.

Scholars’ Circle = $100+

Members who give at this level receive all of the above plus the opportunity to enjoy borrowing privileges at the University Libraries and invitations to University Libraries events, including lectures, collections events and the annual Library Society Tailgate Party.

Dean’s Circle = $500+

Members who give at this level receive all of the above plus a 20% discount coupon usable at UT Bookstores. In addition, Dean’s Circle members will be invited to special events for higher level donors.

Consider creating an endowment to support the UT Libraries. Endowments begin at $25,000 and support the Libraries in perpetuity. For more information, contact Brian Broyles at or 865-974-9588.

Create a charitable legacy at the UT Libraries by including the Libraries in your estate plans. Please visit UT’s planned giving site or contact us at or 865-974-9588 for more information.

Donate materials to the University Libraries. For more information on what types of materials the Libraries accept, please visit our Donating Materials page.

We are truly grateful for our donors who are essential to the University Libraries success!

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