Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Who We Are

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library, Inc. is a non-profit 501c3 corporation whose purpose is to support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community, and to stimulate public support and community involvement on behalf of the library.

The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library is a registered charity with the Massachusetts State Attorney General’s Office.

What We Do

The Friends provide one-time funding for special projects, such as the library tiles and furnishings for the Community Room, as well as a dependable source of support for:

  • free and reduced-price admission museum passes
  • educational and cultural programs for children, teens, and adults
  • the Summer Reading Program

Become a Member

  • Annual Membership Fees:
  • Individual Membership – $15
  • Family Membership – $20
  • Senior/Student Membership – $10

Please make checks payable to: Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library
Send or deliver to: Georgetown Peabody Library, 2 Maple St., Georgetown, MA 01833

You can also join or renew online!

Attend Meetings

The Friends generally meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30 PM at the Library. All are welcome. Click here to see the minutes of Friends meetings as well as their financial records

Book Sale

Support the book sale by donating books, help with the sale set-up, work at the sale and, of course, shop at the sales! For more information, send an email to

2019 Spring Book Sale:

Thank you to all those who volunteered and shopped at the Friends Spring Book Sale! Contributions from the sale help support the summer reading programs and the museum pass program.

Support the Friends

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If you are planning on making a purchase, we hope you will do so with Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library Inc. as your charity of choice.  Go to and Amazon donates to the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library! 

Book Nook

Come take a look at the Book Nook.  It’s to the left of the Circulation Desk at the Library.  You’ll find gently used and nearly new books on sale at very reasonable prices. The Friends take great care on updating the Book Nook with any donations that are brought in so come stop by.


Opportunities include helping with the book sales and assistance with special events and projects. For more information, please send an email to

Like Us on Facebook!

Did you know the Friends have a Facebook page? Click here to view our page and “like” us to get updated on upcoming programs and fundraising events!