Seeks to heighten community and alumni interest in Fondren Library and to support academic programs at Rice University by funding library collections and facilities.
Friends of Fondren Library - FOFL
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. Please join today!
The Friends of Fondren Library (FoFL), founded in 1950, is dedicated to stimulating growth in library resources and facilities for the 21st century. The Friends seeks to heighten community and alumni interest in Fondren Library and to support academic programs at Rice University by funding library collections and facilities.
Even if you're not affiliated with Rice University directly, you can still borrow items from Fondren Library. Check the table below to see if you are eligible to borrow items through these local institutions.
If your organization is listed below, please present your ID to the Circulation Desk.
Fondren Library welcomes visitors. All visitors without a Rice University ID will need to present a government-issued ID at the East Entrance to gain access to the building.
Fondren Library is open to visitors during limited hours.