Friends of the Library

Become a Member of Friends of the SJDC Library


Why Support your Community College Library?

  • Goleman Library houses over 83,000 volumes and over 30,000 non-print materials.
  • The library has a deep variety of electronic online databases and offers Internet access.

Goals of the Friends of the Library

  • Stimulate interest in the collection and the facilities
  • Encourage gifts of books, manuscripts and other materials
  • Raise funds to acquire special equipment, books, and other items
  • Sponsor events and activities designed to add to the cultural life of the community
  • and inform the community about programs, activities, resources and needs.

Objectives of the Friends of the Library

  • Create a program for membership development
  • Sponsor special events for the purpose of raising funds
  • Develop a newsletter or annual publication to highlight the library's collection, services, personnel and Library Friends
  • Conduct "used book sales."


  • Membership is open to any individual, business, faculty, staff and student interested in the purposes of the "Friends of the Library."
  • A Board of Directors shall be elected by the membership.
  • The Director of Library Services shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Board.

Fill out the Online Membership Form

Levels of Support

Our levels of support are as follows:

  • Students - $5.00
  • Staff - $10.00
  • Bronze - $20.00
  • Silver - $30.00
  • Gold - $50.00
  • Platinum - $100.00 or more
  • Lifetime - $250.00 or more

Please make your check payable to: "Friends of the Library Council."

Please send your check to:
Friends of the Goleman Library
5151 Pacific Ave.
Holt Building Room 242
Stockton, CA 95207

For more information, please contact Library Services at (209) 954-5143