Pauline Whitaker Library
Burns Hall, One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
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What is Friends of the NWACC Library?

Friends of the NWACC Library exists to raise funds and promote understanding and appreciation of NorthWest Arkansas Commmunity College's Library services. The Friends operate under the aegis of the NWACC Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization.

Why Should I Join?

Gifts to the Friends of the NWACC Library are tax deductible and support the purchase of new materials, guest speakers, exhibits, workshops, and other events. Members receive invitations to Friends events and an annual newsletter. Membership is open to NWACC students, faculty, and staff as well as organizations and members of the community. Membership is given on an annual basis. Annual membership costs vary depending upon membership level:

Benefactor*$250.00 or more

*Giving at this level includes an NWACC Library courtesy card.

Renewals are accepted during the calendar year in which they are due. Membership is January to December. New memberships received during the last quarter will extend through the next calendar year. 


How Do I Join?

To join online and pay with a credit or debit card, visit the NWACC Foundation's Give a Gift Online website. Enter your billing information and select "Foundation -- Friends of the NWACC Library" from the "Choose" drop-down menu.

To pay with check or cash, first fill out and print the Friends of the Library Membership Form. Be sure to include a printed copy of the completed membership form with your payment. Please make checks payable to the "NWACC Foundation" and note in the memo line "Friends of the NWACC Library." Mail your payment to:

NWACC Foundation
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

Once your membership has been processed, the NWACC Foundation will mail you a receipt. If you signed up for a membership that includes borrowing privileges, your courtesy library card will be mailed to you separately.

If you have any questions about the Friends of the NWACC Library, please contact Gwen Dobbs at
479-619-4245 or