Please note: The Main Library, Frances Perkins Branch, and Great Brook Valley Branch will have limited hours on Thurday, July 27. They will be open from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. only on that day.

What You Can do

Make a Gift

The Friends of the Worcester Public Library, Inc. is a non-profit organization of volunteers helping to enhance the library's services to the people of the Worcester area. We were founded in 1956 to rally public support for a new main library building.

To make a tax deductible contribution please mail check or money order to Friends of WPL, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608-2074.

You can also donate online: 


Book Donations

The Friends welcome donations of books, CDs, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles. Bring no more than four bags or boxes of sellable items to the Friends Bookstore during store hours.

Desirable items are clean and in good condition:

• Unbroken, not torn or tattered.
• No highlighting, underlining, margin notes.
• No mold, dust, crumbs, etc.
• We cannot use textbooks or encyclopedias.

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