Friends of the Peabody Institute Libraries

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Friends of the PIL

Did You Know?

The Friends of the Peabody Institute Libraries support programs for adults, teens and children in our community. We also support programs at the West and South Branch Libraries.

The Friends provide museum passes for Peabody residents.

The Friends offer college scholarships to Pages that have worked in any of the three Peabody Libraries.

For an example of how Friends' funding supports the library, please read this thank you letter from the Children's Librarian.

Support Your Libraries

In these difficult economic times, the Peabody Institute Library strives to maintain the quality programs and services that have made it so effective in serving the needs of the community. The library has no separate programming budget; it is through the generosity of people like you that the Friends are able to help fund the library's numerous programs and services.

Please consider making a donation today. All proceeds benefit library programs. The Friends of the Peabody Institute Libraries is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization. Your donation is fully tax-deductible.

To become a member, please fill out the membership application and deliver it to the Main Library or one of the branch libraries. Checks should be made payable to "Friends of the Peabody Institute Libraries." The Friends also accept donations through Paypal, which is a safe and secure way to donate. When you click the Paypal "Donate" link, you are directed to the PayPal site. You will receive a detailed transaction receipt for your tax-deductible donation once your transaction is complete. You do not need to have a PayPal account to make a donation to the Friends on the site. Through PayPal, the Friends can accept donations in any amount from all major credit cards or directly from your bank account.

Thank you for supporting the library's programs and services.


Friends News

Friends Poinsettia Sale

The Friends of the Peabody Institute Libraries are again sponsoring a Holiday Poinsettia Sale. Plants are available in two sizes with either red or white flowers. Prices range from $10.75 - $21.75.

Orders must be prepaid and received at the Main Library by Wednesday, December 5; plants may be picked up at the Main Library at 82 Main Street on Saturday, December 8. Order forms are available here 2018Poinsettia_OrderForm, or at any of the three library locations.

Show your support for your library - all proceeds benefit library programs!

For more information call the library at 978.531.0100.