What Do Friends Fund

The Friends Provide Passes To

  • Historic New England
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Massuchusetts State Parks
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Museum of Science, Boston
  • New England Aquarium
  • Providence Children’s Museum
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Trustees of the Reservations
  • Discounted tickets to the Southwick Zoo
  • Reserve A Museum Pass

The Friends Sponsor Children’s Programs

  • Robots on the Run!
  • Art Adventures
  • Ed Morgan Singalong
  • Kids Yoga
  • Baby Time
  • Story Time

The Friends Sponsor Adult Programs

  • Book Discussion Group
  • Read it and Eat it ~ Cookbook discussion group
  • Cookies and Coloring for Grown-ups
  • Adult Craft and Hobby programs
  • Speakers such as Mike Tougias and Gary Hylander
  • Great Discussions

The Friends Also Sponsor

  • Summer Reading Program
  • Best Sellers Rental Collection
  • Community Read
  • Hoopla

 The Friends Have Provided

  • IPads for Children’s room
  • New Sign for the Library
  • Marquee Movies Collection
  • Browsing Baskets
  • The free “Book Page” magazine which has reviews of the latest books for children and adults and books on CD
  • Key technology resources, such as the self-check stations and automated book return
  • Three video display signs
  • Children’s room ~ shelves and endcaps, and Yogibo chairs
  • CD cleaning equipment
  • All public use computers and 12 computers for patron to use
  • All staff computers
  • Furniture in the renovated schoolhouse
  • Landscaping maintenance and improvements