Friends of the Library
Join the Friends of the Manchester Public Library
Mission Statement: The Friends of the Manchester Public Library is a non-profit, non-political volunteer organization. It is the responsibility of the Friends to administer funds raised, donated, granted or endowed to secure materials that are beyond the scope of the library budget.
Executive Board Members
Mary Walsh - President
Susan Barlow - Treasurer
Leslie Frey - Secretary/Membership
Membership Information(PDF, 40KB)
People can join the Friends at the meeting, or print out a membership form(PDF, 40KB) . Paper forms are available at both public libraries.
Book Sale Information
The proceeds of the sale are used to purchase items for the summer reading programs, museum passes, book trucks and other equipment requested by library staff. The book sale provides very inexpensive books to children, families, and general readers. Questions may be directed to 860-645-0577.
Book Sale: Fall of 2024
The Friends sponsor the MPL Museum Passes.
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-645-0577
Dr. Whiton's Attic
The Friends of the Manchester Public Library Invite you to shop our ongoing Book Sale at Dr. Whiton's Attic
Whiton Branch Library
100 North Main Street
Manchester, CT 06042
Children's books and all VHS videos $0.25
Adult paperback and CDs $0.50
Adult hardcover and DVDs $1.00
Dr. Whiton's Attic is open whenever the library is open.
Please pay for purchases at the library's Circulation Desk.
Call Whiton at 860-643-6892 or email the Friends of the Manchester Public Library at email@example.com