BeFriend a Book

Help preserve our shared printed heritage

The programme is a practical way for readers to help sustain works in Senate House Library for posterity. It is an ideal gift to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and other significant events.

Choose items from our list of books, pamphlets, and issues of periodicals, all in urgent need of attention.

 

Levels of support

Student: £25 donation

Contribution towards the cost of conserving or binding a book in urgent need of repair from our list. Your support is recorded in our Benefactors’ list.

Bronze: £100 donation

This goes towards the cost of conserving or binding a book in urgent need of repair from our list. Your support is recorded in our Benefactors’ list.

Silver: £200 donation

Your donation will conserve or re-bind a work of your choice from our list. Your support is recorded in our Benefactors’ list and a special bookplate is inserted in the work.

Gold: £300 donation

Your donation will conserve or re-bind a work of your choice from our list. Your support is recorded in our Benefactors’ list and a special bookplate is inserted in the work. You are invited to an annual reception and display for supporters to meet Library staff and members of SHeLF and to a behind-the-scenes tour of Senate House Library.

 

Further information

If you would like to find out more about how you can BeFriend a book:
development@london.ac.uk | 020 7862 8013
The Development Office, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

 

Previous benefactors:

Year Name of benefactor
2014 Benjamin Bather
2014 Michael Slater
2013 Paul Graham
2012 Marylin Lister
2011 Prof Laurel Brake
2011 Prof Sandra Clark
2010 Prof Laurel Brake
2009 Dr Jane Darcy
2009 Prof Laurel Brake