The Friends of the Framingham Library take an active interest in the development and use of the Library, focus attention on its needs as well as its services to the community, and provide items not included in the library budget. The Friends sponsor programs for children, teens, and adults; purchase software for the Creation Station, apps for the iPads in the Children's Room, books for the summer reading program, and fund
The Friends of the Library make the screening of all
our films possible by paying for the costly film licenses needed for
public viewing. Each year these licenses total almost $1,000 and
without the contribution of the Friends, it would not be possible to
offer as many films as we do now. The Friends have purchased hearing
loops to be used by those who need assistance hearing our programs.
New! Personalize a Bookplate!
NEW AND FUN: with a $5 donation to the Friends you may have a bookplate customized with your name put into an adult or child’s Library book. Sign up at the Main Library or at the Friends sale.
Monthly Book Sales
The Friends of the Framingham Library hold
monthly book sales on the third Saturday of the month. The next sale is Saturday, July 16 at the Main Library on 49 Lexington Street. Please click here for details about the sale.
Donate Your No-Longer-Needed Books, DVDs, and CDs (sorry, no VHS/videos) to the Library
We welcome your surplus books, DVDs or CDs which are in good condition. Small donations of 1 or 2 bags are gratefully received any day. Larger donations are welcome on Friday mornings or on the day of a monthly book sale. You may also call
508-532-5570 x4333 to arrange for drop-offs.
membership helps us to provide many services to library patrons.
The Friends are a 501c(3) nonprofit organization; contributions are tax deductible and eligible for corporate matching gifts. We appreciate your support!
Friends receive donation from Chestnut Hill Realty!
On Thursday June 2, Edward Zuker, Founder and CEO of Chestnut Hill Realty, presented the Friends of the Framingham Library with a donation of $2,500. This presentation was part of the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Amenities Center at Water View Village Apartments, 1296 Worcester Road, Framingham.
Please click here to read the Press Release.