The following represent Library materials and services that are supported by the Friends:

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
  • Winter Reading Room Concerts

For All

  • Community Reads Program
  • Museum and other passes:
    • Boston Harbor Islands
    • deCordova Sculpture Park/Trustees’ Sites
    • Discovery Museum in Acton
    • Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
    • Institute of Contemporary Art
    • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    • John F. Kennedy Museum
    • Massachusetts State Parks Pass
    • Museum Of Fine Arts
    • Museum of Science
    • New England Aquarium
    • Peabody Essex Museum

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:
  • 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:

Public libraries need private donations because 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
  • A sturdy Robbins Library tote bag for all your trips to the Library!