Support your library.  Fundraisers and donations to the Friends of the Library pay for over a dozen discount museum passes for your use and programs and entertainment for all ages.
The Friends are a 501(c)(3) corporation and donations are tax deductible. 


Book Sale

Raising money to support library programs and passes.

Thank you for supporting the Fall Book Sale. Watch this space for
our next sale in the Spring of 2019!

Love your library! Join the Friends! Stop by the library or download a print-friendly membership form.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Dawn at the Library at 978-363-1105 or 

Twice a year the Friends of the Library hold a sale of used adult and children's books, dvds, cds, etc. at the Town Hall Building across from the library. 
Can't wait for the next sale?  Stop by the library.  A small sale of current fiction, non-fiction and childrens books is ongoing at the library.

Next drop off date is Saturday, April 13

On the Second Saturday of each month (no drop in Jan, Feb, July or Aug) the Friends gratefully accept donations of gently used, newer books, dvds and cds and books on cd from 10:00 am - Noon at the old Town Hall across from the library. 
Sorry, we cannot accept encyclopedias, textbooks, moldy or damaged books, magazines, condensed books or vhs videos.

Because of space limitations, the library cannot accept donations at any other time.  Please do not leave boxes outside the library.

Friends LogoThe Friends of the West Newbury Library is a volunteer, nonprofit, organization whose goal is to actively support G.A.R. Memorial Library in a variety of ways.  The group, which is open to all, raises funds to support library programming and improvements through its book sales and other activities.  It also seeks to create interest in and awareness of the library's services and its needs through outreach to the community.  The group aims to enrich the cultural life of West Newbury by sponsoring cultural and educational programs.

The Friends welcome new members!
Love your library!  Download a Friends Membership Form and join today!

The Friends meet at 6:30 PM the second Wednesday of each month (no meetings July and August) at the library and are always seeking new members.  For more information, contact Sherry Pruyn at 978-556-4289.

President: Sherry Temple Pruyn       Secretary: Jeanne Pucci      Treasurer: Dawn Watson

The Friends of the West Newbury Library have partnered with the TD Bank to raise funds that support various programs at the G.A.R. Memorial Library
Here's how it works:  TD Bank Affinity Program          Affinity Code for the Friends = AF147

TD Bank will make a donation of $50 for each new checking account to the Friends of the West Newbury Library when you open deposit accounts OR $10 if you designate your existing accounts for inclusion in the TD Bank Affinity Program.

Information regarding all participating Customer accounts (e.g. account balance and owners) is kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with the Friends of the Library.

Please consider The Affinity Program next time you have some banking to do.  It is easy and it helps the Friends continue funding the many programs available to our patrons


You can support your library every time you shop at Amazon.  Click here on our unique link to select the Friends to receive your support.  Once you select our organization, we will receive 0.5% of the price of all your eligible purchases, regardless of whether you use our unique AmazonSmile link to return to the site. However, we recommend that you bookmark and use our link so you don't accidentally shop at instead of Only purchases made at are eligible for donations.