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logo: Friends of the Libraries


Join the Friends of the Libraries and receive additional privileges not available to Public Patrons. Friends of the Libraries membership qualifies you for unlimited renewals as well as trace and recall privileges. Privileges are valid for one year. For additional information or to join the Friends of the Libraries:

stop by the Friends Office in Norlin, Room N210


call 303-492-7511 or


email us at fol@colorado.edu

Once you have become a Friend of the Libraries, please bring your acknowledgment letter and a Colorado photo ID or driver's license to the Circulation area located in Norlin Library on the first floor. After registering at Norlin Library for borrowing privileges, you may check books out from any of the University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries, except the Law Library. You will also receive notification of all Friends events.


See the Privileges Chart (pdf file) for details of membership levels.


Advantages of Friends' Membership (Silver Level) Public Patrons

Loan Periods

  • 28 days except short term
  • 5 reserves
  • 50 items max
  • 28 days except short term
  • 5 reserves
  • 20 items max


  • unlimited -- except for items recalled by other patrons
  • one time
  • add'l 28 days


  • privileges apply
  • no privileges
  • 10 days to return recalled item


  • privileges apply
  • no privileges


Parking is available at the Euclid Parking Garage or the parking facility at Colorado and Regent Drive.