Amici della Biblioteca

Two men and two women sit at long tables and read books and other materials from the AAR Library; books rest on the shelves of tall wooden bookcases that line the walls, interspersed by tall windows that let in daylight
Readers in the Linda Bettman Reference Room of the AAR Library (photograph by Mimmo Capone)

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The American Academy in Rome invites you to join its Friends of the Library organization, whose annual contributions support the Library’s collections. Friends of the Library on both sides of the Atlantic receive invitations to special events in their honor: lectures, conferences, and other events featuring books, authors, and readers.

The Friends of the Library was founded in 1961 by three remarkable women: the archaeologist and professor Lily Ross Taylor (1918 Fellow); Josephine D. Kimball, wife of Academy Director Richard Kimball; and Mary T. Williams, executive secretary in New York. Over the years, their dedicated successors—including Phyllis Gordan, Charles L. Babcock (1955 Fellow), and Patricia Labalme—have kept the AAR Library strong.

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Becoming a Friend of the Library is easy! Please join online or send your contribution to: American Academy in Rome, Via Angelo Masina, 5, 00153 Roma.

United States citizens can mail their contribution to the American address: 7 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1001.

The Academy is a 501(c)(3) organization, so these contributions are tax deductible.

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