The Friends are an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization we promote and support the Newton Free Library’s programs, functions, resources, and services. Further, we initiate activities to enhance awareness of literary, artistic, and cultural programs between the library and the community.
The Friends meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday each month except July and August.
Organize and host Book and Author Luncheon
Sort and price donations for Book Sales
Staff quarterly Book Sales
Maintain inventory for Lobby Book Carts
Operate the Lobby Gift Cart
Sell Pooh Cards and Friends Book Bags
Manage Friends Membership effort
Collate and mail Newsletters to the Friends membership
Maintain Friends and Book and Author Database
Maintain relationship with Trustees and Library Director
Provide Advocacy based on requests from various library organizations
Hold an annual meeting and present annual gift to the Library