Family Friends of the Library

Updates

  • Fall Raffle: Take part in our fall raffle for a chance to win a cooler full of tailgating goodies. Tickets on sale at the circulation desk through October 10th. Tickets are $5/each or 3/$10.

  • If you wish to make a donation to the Family Friends, please review their Materials Donation Policy first.
  • The Family Friends Bookstore is open as of March 8, 2021. Starting June 1, our bookstore pricing will return to normal. A price list is available at the circulation list.
  • You can shop for books virtually too. Visit the Family Friends Facebook page to see what is for sale. If you see a set of items you like, leave a comment on that post and we will contact you for payment and pickup arrangements.
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About

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.


Become a Friend by Mail or Online

Individual membership is $15.00
Family membership is $25.00

Download the Membership Form

 

Full Year Membership

You may pay with a PayPal account or any of the credit/debit card brands shown.


Full Year Membership Levels



Donate to the Friends

You may donate with a PayPal account or any of the credit/debit card brands shown.



Supporting Your Library

The Family Friends support the library by providing…….

  • Group membership passes to area museums.
  • 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!

Member Benefits

*Ability to borrow 2 museum passes per week.
*Special preview night to the Yankee Doodle Book Sale.
*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
  • Ice Cream Sundae Night
  • Help at the Bookstore
  • Sorting book donations

Shop at AmazonSmile

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.  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!

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