Friends of Thomaston Public Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. Its mission is to support the goals, financial health, and programming of Thomaston Public Library.

The Friends is a voluntary organization, which raises money in a variety of ways:

  • Annual Appeal
  • Sale of books at our Hallway Bookshop and Camden National Bank
  • Friday Night Films
  • Bake sales and spaghetti suppers
  • Friday Night Films
  • Special events

In recent years, funds raised by the Friends have helped to provide the following for Thomaston Public Library:

  • 40 Days of Summer, the annual lunch and activities program
  • Assistance with the Library’s operating expenses
  • Lease of Community Conference Room in the Academy Building
  • Twice-weekly Senior Exercise Class
  • Furniture
  • Heat pumps for the Academy Building
  • Kitchenette for the library
  • Computers and Kindle eReaders
  • Outdoor and indoor speaker systems

We welcome anyone who is interested in joining a group of dedicated volunteers to support the Thomaston Public Library. Our quarterly meetings are open to all who may want to get involved! If you are interested in becoming a member, please email library@thomastonmaine.gov for more information.

Interested in supporting the Friends in other ways? Visit our Donations page for more information.