Friends of Joyner Library

The Friends of Joyner Library was established to foster the role of Joyner Library as a university and global resource. The Friends sponsor programs focused on raising awareness of the library’s resources and support fundraising activities to develop and preserve collection development and facility upgrades.

2024 Friends Annual Meeting

2024 Friends Annual Meeting with Tom Campbell

The Friends of Joyner Library annual meeting is free and open to the public to attend. Starting at 5 p.m. May 7 and hear from keynote speaker Tom Campbell, a Greenville native and 1963 graduate of J.H. Rose High School who is the owner of Carolina Broadcasting and Publishing Company and was inducted into the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters in 2011.

Thank You

Day of Giving Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who supported Pirate Nation Gives day 2024! Together, we raised awareness about the importance of the Friends of the Library and the impact of the library overall, totaling more than $25,000 raised by the library.

The Stacks – Friends of the Library Newsletter

Join the Friends of ECU Main Campus Library -

Join the Friends of ECU Main Campus Library –


Become a Member Today

To become a member, you can join online or print out our enrollment form below and mail your payment to us. You can also choose to have your payment automatically deducted from your paycheck using the ECU Employee Payroll Deduction form.

Yearly Membership Levels:

  • Individual Membership- $35 – (*ECU Employee discount – $25)
  • Family Membership – $50
  • Bronze Sponsor – $150
  • Silver Sponsor – $250
  • Gold Sponsor – $500
  • Platinum Sponsor – $750
  • Patron’s Wall* – $1,000

Join Online


* The Wendell and Elva Smiley Patrons Wall recognizes individuals, families, clubs, and/or organizations who contribute $1,000 or more to the Friends of Joyner Library Endowment. Patron’s Wall Membership Contributions may be made over a three year period. (If you are interested in this extended option please reach out to Ashley Moore directly at or 252-328-2458. Donors giving to the Patron’s Wall are honored with a permanent plaque on the library’s Patrons Wall located inside the entrance to the library. 

Friends of Joyner Library Membership Benefits

  • Borrowing privileges to Joyner Library’s circulation collections.
  • Interlibrary loan privileges
  • Invitations to special events sponsored by the library such as the Annual Spring Banquet, W. Keats Sparrow Awards for student writing achievement, special speaking engagements, art shows with interpretative lectures by guest artists, and more.
  • Recognition of member generosity in library publications
  • Through a new reciprocal agreement with the Friends of Sheppard Memorial Library, you will receive an invitation to the Friend’s annual book sale preview night.



Friends of Joyner Library Maps & Prints

You can help support the Friends of Joyner Library program by purchasing one of these prints or historic maps of North Carolina! 

Past News & Recaps: