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Love your Library ♥ Be a Friend

Become a member of The Friends of Joshua Hyde Library and encourage your friends and neighbors to support the Library through the Friends!

The following public service announcement was uploaded to YouTube on February 5, 2008

This Public Service Announcement was created by Paula Poundstone in partnership with Friends of Libraries U.S.A. for the use by Friends of the Library groups to promote themselves in their local communities. For more information visit www.ala.org/united

Your tax deductible contribution helps provide special events and programs for both children and adults, equipment to enhance the library services, as well as other support not provided by the state or the town.

Membership Levels:

Senior Friend (over 65) $5 Patron $100
Friend $15 Benefactor $500
Family $20 Life Member $1,000
Sponsor $50

How To Join Using This Web Page

There are two ways to submit your application from this page.

  1. Download the printable membership application, print it, fill it out, and send it in.
  2. Do the whole transaction online from the form below and make your payment online with a credit card or through PayPal.

Apply For Membership Online


Online Membership Application for the Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library

Your name and address will be obtained when you make your online donation.

Membership Name (if different from payer name)

Phone #:


Your email address will NOT be shared with anyone or any other organization.

We will use it only to send newsletters or to alert you to special programs and events.

Application Type: New Renewal

Please contact me! I would like to volunteer my time to help with:

Book Sales

Fund raisers / events

Membership Levels:

Senior Friend (over 65) $5
| Patron $100
Friend $15
| Benefactor $500
Family $20
| Life Member $1,000
Sponsor $50

Thank you for your support!

There are many opportunities to help out with the activities of The Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library, In the future, we will post timely suggestions for volunteering on this page. We will also list people to contact to offer to volunteer.

For now, to give you an idea of what lies ahead, we list the events at which volunteers can help out.

  • Book Sales – sort books, help on the day of the sale.
  • Mini Golf – design and construct holes, help on the day of the event
  • Children’s Field Trips – chaperone the children

As of May 6, 2015, The Friends of the Joshua Hyde Public Library is looking for people to fill two roles:

Book Sale Coordinator
Responsibilities – assist with 3 book sales per year – sort books and help on the days of the sale.
Membership Coordinator
Responsibilities – Help annual membership drive

To find out more about these positions contact our President Donna Englander using our contact page.

Look at our Event Calendar to find an upcoming event that would interest you. You can also see the history of past events to get a feel for the types of events that we sponsor.