The Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library:
About us: The Family Friends is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Billerica Public Library in a variety of ways. The organization was incorporated in 1996 as a successor to over 20 years of "friends" groups. Many families are already a part of this fun organization. Some members choose to serve on active committees devoted to fundraising or publicity, others serve on our Board of Directors. If you decide to become involved, the Family Friends will welcome your membership. Mission The mission of The Family Friends includes the goals of focusing public attention on library services, facilities and needs stimulating the use of the library's resources. In addition, help develop library services to meet the changing needs of the community. Support: The Family Friends support the library by providing....... Group membership passes to area museums. DVDs for all ages. Funding for adult programming. Funding for special family purposes, such as musicians, magicians and other performers. Popular fundraising events for the library, including our Annual Book and Bake Sale and Ice Cream Sundae Night. Movie licensing for our popular family flicks programs!
How to become a Friend? Individual membership is $10.00, Family membership is $20.00 Sponsor (non-voting) $50.00, Non-Residential Individual $15.00 Non-Residential Family $30.00 Click here to download the membership form. You can get it from the library too. How do you benefit when you become a Friend? *Exclusive early registration for Family Friend's sponsored children's room programs. *Up to $5 off DVD fines. *Discounts at the Book & Bake Sale, and Ice Cream Sundae Night. *Knowing that you are supporting the Library.
Volunteer Opportunities: We are also looking for volunteers for:Book and Bake Sale - Bottle and Can Drive - Ice Cream Sundae Night - Help at the Bookstore - Sorting book donations
Our next Bottle and Can Drive is scheduled for October 15th from 10am to 2pm. Save all your cans and bottles for us! We hope you can also volunteer for an hour or so during the drive. Please call 978-671-0948 ext 3 if you can volunteer.
SHOP AT AMAZON SMILE! Have you heard of this program from Amazon? When you shop through Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate .5% of the price of eligible Amazon Smile purchases to "Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library, Inc.". You will be using the same Amazon account you always had in the past. Get started by clicking the "get started" button in Amazon Smile. The money raised will go to support the programs listed above. Products will be marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on the product details page. Happy Shopping!
Good Afternoon Everyone……
After our very successful Book Sale during Yankee Doodle Week-end, we have decided to do a follow-up.
Starting Thursday, October 27, 2016 and ending on Saturday, October 29, 2016, we will be having a special 3-day $5.00 bag sale. The sale will be available during regular library hours. Thursday, 9AM to 9PM, Friday and Saturday, 9AM to 5PM.
There will be 2 to 3 tables set up in the café area featuring all types of books.