For Children and Young Adults

  • Children’s Graphic Novels
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Performing Artists
  • Vacation Week Events

For Adults

  • Monthly Evening Programs
  • Summer Reading Progam

For All

  • Community Reads Program
  • Museum and other passes:
    • Boston Harbor Islands
    • Butterfly Place
    • Children’s Museum
    • deCordova Sculpture Park
    • Discovery Museum in Acton
    • EcoTarium
    • Einstein’s Workshop
    • Garden in the Woods
    • Griffin Museum of Photography
    • Institute of Contemporary Art
    • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    • Massachusetts Parks Pass
    • Museum of Fine Arts
    • Museum of Science
    • New England Aquarium
    • Peabody Essex Museum
    • USS Constitution Museum
    • Zoo New England

For The Robbins and Fox Libraries

  • Furniture and Equipment:
    • Website Redesign
    • Wi-Fi
    • Discover It Yourself items
    • Laptops, Nooks, Netbooks
    • Library of Things
    • Bike Racks
  • Collection Enrichment:
    • E-content
    • 3rd Floor Bee Hives
    • Databases
  • Volunteers to Help with Library Activities

For The Community

  • Semi-Annual Book Sales
    • Early Admission for Friends’ Members
  • Special Events: Books in Bloom, Silent Movies, Science Programs, and other topics of general interest
  • Ongoing 4th Floor Book Sale

Why the Library Needs Your Support…

In tough economic times public libraries need private donations more than ever, since citizen requests for materials and services exceed the funds available through the municipal budget.

What you get in return…

By becoming a friend of the Robbins Library, you will be making an important contribution to one of the town’s most vital educational and cultural assets, and enhancing the activities of the library. When you do, you will receive the following:

  • Invitations to adult Library programs
  • Early entry to the popular Town Day Book Sale
  • Two “Fine-Free” coupons for overdue materials
  • A sturdy Robbins Library tote bag for all your trips to the Library!