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Welcome to the Wilbraham Friends of the Library

Who are the Friends?
The Wilbraham Friends of Library, Inc. was formally incorporated in 1976. We are an organization of over 350 individuals and families who believe in the importance of the public library in our everyday lives. The Friends support approximately $20,000 in programs, services and media purchases on a yearly basis and volunteer numerous hours fundraising and advocating for our library. Our activities are funded through membership dues, trips, book sales, special events, sales of other promotional items and DVD late fees.

Our many activities include the Library newsletters, the Annual Art Show, an annual Book Sale, sponsored trips, passes to selected museums and tourist sites, Children's programs, the Film Movement Series and cultural programs. Information on these and other library activities may be found on the Wilbraham Library’s web site under Calendar of Events or within the activities sections. Our logo insert is reflected throughout the WPL website for the various supported activities.

How are we organized?
The Friends group is headed by a volunteer Board of Directors listed below. The Board meets monthly September through June and also holds an annual meeting each June. Board meetings are generally held in the Brooks Room of the Library and the public is invited to attend. A schedule of the meetings is posted at the Library.

Friends of the Wilbraham Public Library Officers and Board Members 2013-2014
Susan Magee, President
Nancy Peck, Clerk
Deborah Montgomery, Treasurer

Board Members
Ray Burk
Edna Colcord
Karen Demers
John Harrington
Susan Magee
Deborah Montgomery
Nancy Peck
Mary Ripley
Roger Schifferli
Norma Hill

Library Director - Karen Demers

Copies of the Bylaws of the Friends of the Wilbraham Library and the most current Strategic Plan are available at the Library or you may access them online by clicking on the above titles.

How can individuals help?

Most importantly, you can help the Friends by joining us. Joining the Friends primarily benefits the Library by funneling the membership fees provide much-needed library services. Members of the Friends receive priority notice of upcoming Library events, free or reduced admission at Friends-sponsered programs and trips and early access to the book sale. Our newsletter is published quarterly and is mailed to all Friends. Copies are also available in the library.

Information on the Friends and membership materials are available at the Library. You can also download a membership form by clicking here.

The Friends have many opportunities for volunteers. Volunteering is an excellent way of learning more about our community and meeting some really great people. Our volunteer opportunities include:

Program assistance for exhibits, sales, and trips
Fundraising and finances
Membership support
Newsletter preparation
Library advocacy
Web site support

If you have any questions or ideas relating to the Friends or are interested in volunteering, please contact:

President, Susan Magee.
Phone: 596-6490

Our Mailing Address:
Wilbraham Friends of the Library
25 Crane Park Drive
Wilbraham, MA 01095



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Museum Passes
View The Latest Friend's Newsletter Online





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