Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Swedenborg Library is an organization that was founded more than twenty years ago, with a mission to: raise awareness of and interest in the Swedenborg Library as a repository for documents and publications about the New Church and as an important resource for scholars worldwide; and support the Library in providing research materials and services for students and faculty at Bryn Athyn College and the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools.
The Friends of the Swedenborg Library work to:
In the twenty years since its founding, the Friends of the Swedenborg Library have donated more than $80,000 to the Library. Recent donations have supported many projects, including:
There are a number of ways to support the Friends of the Swedenborg Library. Anyone is welcome to become a member of the Friends and join us in supporting the Swedenborg Library. We welcome ideas and suggestions for ways we can further support the Library. We also warmly welcome donations of gently used books for our semi-annual used book sale.
Members of the Friends of the Swedenborg Library receive a free Library card, a subscription to BI-Lines (the newsletter of the Swedenborg Library), and advance notice of our used book sales and our other sponsored events. Annual membership dues are $5 for a student, $10 for an individual, and $15 for a family.