203-272-2245 · 104 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

Friends of the Cheshire Public Library

Since 1887, the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library have worked to meet the funding needs of the library. The Friends provide programs, equipment, and services that would not be available through the library’s operational budget.

Join the Friends!

Since 1887, the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library have worked to meet the funding needs of the library. The Friends provide programs, equipment, and services that would not be available through the library’s operational budget.

    We highly recommend you renew online
    However, you may also join and pay by check. Please click here.

    Membership Levels

    • Senior: $10 per year, 65+
    • Individual: $15 per year
    • Family: $25 per year
    • Patron: $50 per year
    • Supporter: $100 per year
    • Angel: $200 per year

    Did you know...?

    • The Friends organize and run an ongoing book sale in the lobby of the library.
    • The Friends provide the bulk of the Library’s staff support funding.
    • Library events are not funded by your tax dollars. They are funded 100% by the Friends of the Library.

    The Friends also...

    • Act as advocates for the Library locally and statewide
    • Organize and run the annual Library book sale and other fundraisers
    • Assist in staff development and enrichment by providing funds for staff to attend workshops, meetings and conferences.

    Your Contribution Supports:

    • Events & Classes for Kids and Teens
    • Events & Classes for Adults
    • Concerts
    • Summer Reading programs
    • Museum Passes for discounted or free admission to local museums

    Friends Board

    Allison Lardner, President
    David Hostage, Vice-President
    Linda Blackburn, Treasurer
    Becky Reeve, Secretary
    Nancy DeFrancesco, Book Sales
    Deb Thomas, Hospitality
    Allison Lardner, Newsletter
    Rebecca Reeve, Recognition and Remembrance
    Dom Dicenzo, Publicity
    Cathi Waas, Membership
    Debbie Wylie, Deb Morck, Regina Thornton, Directors at Large
    Tom Morck, Member Ex-Officio
    Beth Piezzo, Member Ex-Officio

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