Friends of the Fitchburg Public Library


The Friends of the Fitchburg Public Library (FPL) establish closer relations between the library and the people it serves, promotes support of services, and funds several important services such purchasing books for the library and the fees for the museum passes.

The Friends work with area museums to bring you Museum Passes you can use to visit exhibits for reduced fees. 

The Friends Book Sale Corner

A permanent Book Sale Corner is located near the Main Desk of the library during our open hours with a selection of items for sale. Get a deal that can't be beat on gently used books and media. Prices are:

  • 50¢ for mass-market paperbacks
  • $1.00 for trade paperbacks
  • $2.00 for hardcovers
  • $1.00 for DVDs and CDs

Friends Meeting Schedule

Meetings have traditionally been held once per month. The group is currently meeting on the third Monday of the month (4th if it falls on a holiday) at 5:30 p.m. 

Please see our Events Calendar to view any upcoming scheduled meetings.

Annual Membership Categories & Fees

The following tiers of memberships include the respective fee:

  • Individual membership - $12
  • Family Membership - $20
  • Senior (60+) - $10
  • Patron - $50

Corporate Memberships & Fees

  • Bronze Membership - $50
  • Silver Membership - $100
  • Gold Membership - $250
  • Platinum Membership - $500

Membership Forms

Informational brochures about the Friends are available at the Circulation Desk and throughout the library. To join, please download and complete our Membership Form (PDF).

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to serve on a Friends Committee, or help with the Book Sale, or the Nancy Project scarf sale, call the Library at 978-829-1783.