Helping the Friends

There are a variety of ways in which individuals, organizations and businesses can support the Friends in its capacity as a patron non-profit organization for the Meriden Public Library. Some of the easiest ways to help include:

 Becoming a Member
Not only does membership have its privileges, but membership dues also assist us in our efforts. Click here

 Volunteer With the Friends
From staffing our bookstore to volunteering at any of the many events we sponsor, we are always more successful with more friendly faces among us.

 Make A Monetary Contribution
Monetary donations directly support all of the programs and collections that we sponsor.
Please make checks payable to Friends of the MPL, and mail to Friends of the MPL, 105 Miller St., Meriden, CT 06450.
The Friends of the MPL is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

But the opportunities to help the Friends of the Meriden Public Library don’t end there. Why not….

 Donate Books
We accept used books in good condition. Drop them into the bins outside the Friends Room at the Library during business hours (east side of Library).

 Shop With Friends
Visit us at the Friends Bookstore and pick up a treasure at a fraction of the cost of buying new.

 Make In-kind Donations
The Friends graciously accept in-kind donations of materials, equipment and labor that can be used in maintaining our bookstore, helping to beautify the Library.

 Sign up for Amazon Smile
Click on the Amazon Smile image on the left to have Amazon begin donating 0.5% of your Amazon purchase amounts to the Friends of the Meriden Public Library.


Please feel free to contact the Friends of the Meriden Public Library to discuss how you can help! Call 203-639-1505.

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