The Friends of the SAR Library (FOL) was organized to assist the SAR Library in implementing its collection development objectives and to provide for the purchase of non-budgeted items such as equipment, supplies and new technology. The collection objectives include those books, manuscripts, microforms, and online services as needed to enhance and expand the current collection.
A sub-committee of the National Library and Archives Committee, the Friends consists of the Librarian General, National Library and Archives Committee Chairman, Chairman of the Friends of the SAR Library, the NSSAR Librarian, and State FOL Chairmen plus membership is open to all SAR members, State Societies, Chapters, and the general public. The State Society Chairman of the FOL may coordinate the donation of books, microfilms, etc., direct to the Library and promote the Library within his Society so that all SAR members are familiar with it and its programs.
Membership dues of the Friends are distributed as follows:
—60% goes into the Library Endowment Fund, which is the permanent fund for the use of the Library, and from which the gains may only be used by the Library, and,
—40% goes directly to the Library Special Purpose Operating Fund.
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