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.
The Friends of the Framingham Library hold
monthly book sales on the third Saturday of the month. The next sale is Saturday, June 18 at the Main Library on 49 Lexington Street. Please click here for details of the upcoming 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. No donations can be accepted until the Main Library re-opens.
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!
Photo by Carrie Woodsum
Nicole Siswick of MOMS Club of Framingham presents Friends with a
check. Siswick said, “We voted to support the library because it is an
invaluable public resource that anyone can access! Fostering a love of
reading in children positions them for success in their lives, and we
wanted to support the library's efforts to do that.”