Anyone can become a member of the St. Louis Mercantile Library. 

Sign up online or mail this form to:

St. Louis Mercantile Library
Membership Office
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121

Each membership level receives other special benefits.

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Student Membership (valid student ID required) $15

All the rewards of Individual Membership.

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Friends of the Mercantile Library (Individual Membership) $45

General members and their immediate families receive:

  • Full privelages to borrow books both from the Mercantile and the UMSL Thomas Jefferson Library.
  • Member discounts on all Library programs, including Director’s Colloquia, lectures, book discussion series and special events.
  • Invitations to Members-only opening receptions for special exhibitions.
  • Member discounts on research and photo-duplication services.
  • 10% discount on merchandise at the Mercantile Library Shop.
  • Subscriptions to the annual New Books list and the Library's biannual newsletter.
  • Free parking on campus while visiting the Library; contact the Library ahead of your visit for assistance.

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Family Membership $65

All of the rewards above PLUS:

  • Benefits extended to one other adult in your household, as well as children under age 18.

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Art Museum Benefactor $75
Pott Library Benefactor $75
Barriger Library Benefactor $75

All of the rewards of a Family Membership PLUS:

  • Membership in the American Art Collectors’ Club (Art Benefactor).
  • Invitation to the Curator's Special "Insider Tour" Event.
  • Invitation to Director's and/or Curator's previews of special exhibitions.

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Bixby

Bixby Book Club $125

All of the rewards of a Family Membership PLUS:

  • Invitations to exclusive Bixby club events focusing on book collecting, book and manuscript preservation, and reading.
  • Journal of the Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies mailed quarterly.

 

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Yeatman Society $250

All of the rewards of a Family Membership PLUS:

  • Special invitations to meet and greet receptions with the Yeatman Lecture speaker.
  • Recognition on the List of Distinguished Donors, displayed in the foyer of the Mercantile Library.

 

Yeatman

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Pillars

 

 

Pillar of the Library $500

All of the rewards of a Family Membership PLUS:

  • Recognition on the List of Distinguished Donors, displayed in the foyer of the Mercantile Library.
  • Exclusive receptions with distinguished speakers throughout the year from all Mercantile Library programs.
  • One Individual gift membership for one year for a friend.

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Library Circle $1000

All of the rewards of a Pillars Membership PLUS:

  • Recognition on the List of Distinguished Donors, displayed in the foyer of the Mercantile Library.
  • Exclusive receptions with distinguished speakers throughout the year from all Mercantile Library programs.
  • One personal Discovery Tour per member household.  [Theme based on Mercantile collections, 2 months' notice required.]
  • Two Individual gift memberships for one year for two friends.

Additional University of Missouri – St. Louis rewards include:

  • Invitations to attend an annual performance at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center.
  • Recognition in the Distinguished Contributors annual report.
  • Invitations to select university events and lecture.
  • Scholarship sponsors are invited to attend the scholarship reception.
  • A members-only reception.
  • Campus parking privileges.

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Corporate Patron $1500

  • Ten passes to ticketed special events.
  • Four individual memberships.
  • Recognition on the List of Distinguished Donors, displayed in the foyer of the Mercantile Library.
  • Rental fee waived for one corporate event held at the Mercantile (does not include catering).

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Questions? 

Contact 314-516-6740