University of Miami. Library. Friends

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University of Miami. Library. Friends

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The University of Miami Friends of the Library (known later as the University of Miami  Friends of the Libraries) is a library support organization founded in 1960 by a group of University of Miami faculty, alumni, and community leaders. The first president was the renowned Everglades preservationist and author Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The Friends play a vital role in supporting programs, securing gifts, and funding projects for the Libraries and are instrumental in ensuring the University of Miami remains one of the foremost research institutions in the world.


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