The next Friends meeting will be held at 12:15 on Thursday, Oct. 5 at the library.

Please stop in and share your ideas or have any questions you may have answered!


The Harvest Festival!

October 21, Saturday from 10am to 2pm.  We will have cook-off challenges with prizes for winners for chili AND macaroni and cheese cooks!  There will be a raffle with valuable prizes, kids activities, baked goods available for a donation and much more.  If you can donate time or goods, please email:  friendsofnewburytownlibrary@gmail.com.  We hope to see you there!

The Library new hours are Tues & Thurs 10-7, Wed & Fri 10-5 and Saturday hours are back from 10-2.  

Otto’s Pizza donated almost $100. to the Friends!  Thank you for helping us to raise money for NTL on Monday Aug. 21!  All donations are tax deductible and the money raised pays for library programs and more.

Book donations are gratefully received at the Circulation desk.  We only accept books, movies and music CDs that are ‘gently used’, ‘like new’ condition.  So no dust, mold, smell, water damage, writing or other damaged goods please.  No magazines or newspapers.  We sell fiction, non-fiction, children’s, paperback books and much more.  Fill a bag (provided) for $5.00!  And support NTL at the same time  🙂

Every time you shop on Amazon, they will donate to the Friends!  Just use smile.amazon.com and choose us as your charity.  (Will not work on cell apps).  If you have any questions, please email me at friendsofnewburytownlibrary@gmail.com.

“Newbury” boat flags (3 sizes) and hats are for sale at the circulation desk.  Please see the signs in the Book Sale Room, and samples.  They’re a great gift for someone or yourself!  We also sell prints of paintings of local historical buildings and bumper stickers – ask at the desk or send us an email please.  Thank you!

2017-2018 Board Members

Maureen Haley,  President

Tammy Cotter,   Vice President

Pam Myers-Kinney, Treasurer

Patty Olson, Secretary 

Joan Friedman,  Project Assistant


Email:  friendsofnewburytownlibrary@gmail.com

Address:  Friends of Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt Street, Byfield, MA  01922

website:  https://wordpress.com.


Mission Statement

The Friends of the Newbury Town Library is a volunteer organization primarily focused on raising funds to support the Library and staff, to enhance the resources and services of the Library and to enrich the community.  As a non-profit 501c3 organization, it is a legally distinct organization and all donations are fully tax deductible.  Our EIN # is 23-7448379.


0 Lunt Street, Byfield, MA 01922