Hello and Welcome

Hello and welcome to the Friends of the Medford Public Library! We are a group of volunteers who love books, our library, and our community, and we're happy you're here!

Our primary purpose is to raise funds to support library programs and activities and to act as a voice of support for the library and its services. Check out our About pages for more information on us and our operations.

Please feel free to drop us a note at friends@friendsofmedfordlibrary.org. Find us on Facebook too (see below).

Thank you and see you at the library!

Our New Logo

Dear FMPL members and community,

Say hello to our new look! We are excited to unveil this logo just in time for the new building. It represents all that we are and strive to be: friendly, welcoming, as much about people as about books, a vibrant community, and a true supporter and part of the library.

We selected colors inspired by the library's new logo and by all the colorful books on our shelves; a graphic that perfectly melds the library's new logo, books of all types, and people of all ages; and a sense of the beautiful new library itself. Look closely--you'll see the curves at the "shoulders" of the people resemble the curves in the new building's roof, which in turn evoke Medford's ship building history. With this new look, we welcome you to the new library building and our own new space!


The FMPL Board

New Library and Moving Updates

The new library at 111 High Street is complete and will open to the public January 3, 2022!

The temporary library at 200 Boston Ave is closed as of December 4. For more information, visit the Medford Public Library website.

For information about supporting the building project, visit the Medford Public Library Foundation site. Naming opportunities still exist.

The Friends of the Library will remain at our temporary location in Arlington until late February. We will start moving into our new space in January. Important note, we will stop taking book donations on January 15 and will resume after our move is complete. 

Upcoming Friends' Events

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