Become a Friend of Chawton House Library

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Here at Chawton House Library, we recently launched an exciting new version of our Friendship Programme. We are delighted to be including specially made quill pins for Friends of Chawton House library as an iconic emblem of your support.

Joan Ray legacyJoan Ray, Trustee and President of the North American Friends of Chawton House Library, by our founder Dr Sandy Lerner on International Women’s day, 8 March 2015. Joan is the founding member of our Legacy Circle, having pledged a generous $100,000. All of our Friends will now receive an exclusive quill pin, modelled on this original version, as part of their welcome pack.

volunteers quill reducedToday, just a few of our valued team of volunteers were presented with their quill pins at a special ceremony here at the Library.  All of our volunteers are special Friends of the Library, if you would like to join them, please get in touch with Sarah Parry via

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Master Jeweller Kate Wolf who kindly carved the original design for us entirely free of charge.

Here was how this exciting new Friends programme was announced in our quarterly newsletter The Female Spectator earlier in the year.

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