The Friends of the Falmouth Public Library


The Friends are a group of citizens whose purpose is to support and enhance the programs and services of the Falmouth Public Library in cooperation with the Staff and Trustees.

Book Donations:

If you wish to donate used books to the Friends Book Sales, please place materials in the Friends’ book drop on the lower level to the left of the stairs. The Friends sponsor a summer sale in July and a holiday sale in December. Proceeds from the Friends’ sales support library in many ways.

Books & Materials Drop Off: Place in the Friends’ Book Drop located to the left of the stairs on the lower level of the Main Library.

Need Help Bringing Books into the Library? Members of the Friends are here on Monday mornings to help. Call the Friends at 508-457-2555 ext. 2918.

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the projects, programs, and services of the Falmouth Public Library, the Friends are also happy to accept monetary donations.

Friends Book Sale 2017 Schedule

Holiday Book Sale: December 1-5, 2017

Hermann Foundation Meeting Room

Friday, December 1: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday, December 2: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday, December 3: 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Monday, December 4: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, December 5: 1 pm – 8 pm

Library Gifts & Services

Last year with the funds raised from membership dues, donations, and the book sales,  the Friends were able to provide the following gifts and services to the Library and the community of Falmouth:

  • Joy of Learning academic classes covering a wide range of subjects
  • Museum Passes for Boston and local area museums
  • Popular Databases such as
  • The new EXPRESS collection for those who are eager to read the latest best sellers and view the latest movies
  • Friends provide generous funding for Children’s Programs throughout the year
  • Support for area Book Clubs
  • Upgrades to Library Technology

Joy Of Learning Classes begin in October:  Joy of Learning Oct 2017

Become a Member

Becoming a member of the Friends is easy. Pick up a membership form and brochure at the Main Library or at the North or East Branches, or print a PDF version and mail it in or drop it off at the Library.


Friends of the Falmouth Public Library
P.O. Box 480
Falmouth, MA  02541

President:  Jane Hewitt

Vice President: Lenny Miele

Treasurer: Robert Gillis