How can I donate to Columbia University, to the CU Libraries, or donate a book to the Libraries?


I would like to make a donation to the Columbia University libraries. Whom should I contact?


Alumni and Friends interested in donating to Columbia University Libraries should contact Matt Hampel (212-854-4746 or in the Library Development Office. Mr. Hampel can answer your questions regarding financial contributions.

The contact person regarding book donations is Matthew Pavlick (, 854-3530). Please send him an e-mail prior to visiting Butler Library if the donation involves more than one book.

The Library Information Office in 201 Butler Library accepts single book donations.

Those wishing to donate to Columbia University may also visit the Giving to Columbia University web page and learn about Ways to Give and opportunities to Give Online.