Friends of Hackney Library

The Barton College Friends of Hackney Library organization was established to help support the Library in developing its collection and to provide a means for members of the community to borrow from the library's collection.

Friends of Hackney Library members receive several benefits, including...
  • Extended loan periods and public computer access;
  • Check out audiovisual materials
  • 10 free interlibrary loan requests. (additional requests are $1.00 each)
  • Discounts on special events admission prices
  • Support the Library in developing its collection and other special projects
  • Participate with a group of book-minded people in special programs
Membership Levels
  • Benefactor - $5,000
  • Philanthropist – $2,500
  • Sustainer – $1,000
  • Patron – $500
  • Advocate – $250
  • Donor – $100
  • Family - $50
  • Friend - $25
  • Student - $10


The Friends of Hackney Library are proud to have the continued support of the following organizations:


Becoming a Member
  • Memberships must be renewed annually and members must be at least 18 years of age to join.
  • Friends of Hackney Library memberships last from July 1 – June 30.
  • Membership applications are available online, payable by credit card. Or you may also join by filling out a form at the library. Payment is possible via cash or check in the library.
Annual Signature Level memberships (simultaneous membership in all three Barton Friends organizations: Friends of Hackney Library, Friends of Visual Arts, and the Barton-Wilson Symphony) are also available. For more information about signature level memberships or other membership opportunities, please contact Frances Belcher at (252) 399-6357.
Last Updated: February 10th, 2017