Friends of the Morse Institute Library – Welcome


Founded in 1990, the Friends of the Morse Institute Library is a volunteer-led non-profit supporting the programs and priorities of the Morse Institute Library. Our funds help provide patrons with museum passes, Speed Reads, large print books, programs for all ages, and much more.  Join us!

Please excuse the rudimentary appearance of our website while we are updating it.

  • Book Nook

    The Friends have opened the Book Nook in the front lobby of the Library. You’ll find the same low prices as our Book Sales with adult hard cover books for $1 each and 50 cents each for paperbacks and children’s books. CDs at $2.00 per disc. Stop by and check us out!

  • Off the Shelf – Fall 2015 Friends Newsletter

    Find out what is going on with the Friends of the Library, download our November, 2015 Newsletter.

  • Book and Bake Sale, September 17 and 18, 2016

    DATE/TIME Saturday, September 17, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. LOCATION Morse Institute Library 14 E. Central St., Natick DESCRIPTION Thousands of books, movies, CDs, LPs, and puzzles. You’ll find hardcover books, children’s and yound adult books, and specially priced collectibles. NOTE: Strollers will not be…

  • Join or Renew Your Membership

    You can now join or renew your membership with the Friends on line. Join Now

6 responses to “Friends of the Morse Institute Library – Welcome”

  1. Hi, I am interested in working as a volunteer at the library. I am a retired lawyer/homemaker who has patronized the library for years. Please let me know if you are looking for helpers! Holly Glidden

    • Holly, I can’t speak for the library, which may have its own volunteer pool, but we’d love to have you as a member of the Friends and a Friends volunteer. You can pick up a membership form at the Friends’ Book Nook in the library lobby and indicate that you’d like to volunteer. You can also join on the website and then email morsefriendsvol@gmail.com. (We’re a membership-based nonprofit, and dues are an important part of our fundraising effort.) – Terri Evans, President

  2. I am trying to leave a donation for myself and my husband. I do not want to do it thru PayPal and I was unable to do it thru my credit card. Also how do I put both of our names on the donation?

    • Julie, I apologize for this overdue reply! We would welcome your donation, and the simplest way may be to pick up a membership form (on a rack near the library’s front door) and write a check (to Friends of the Morse Institute Library) in the amount of your choosing. Put it in an envelope addressed to the Friends and turn that in at the Circulation Desk, asking them to put it in the Friends’ mail basket. Thank you so much!

    • Pam, thank you for your offer of a large number of books to donate. I’m afraid we are not able to pick up book donations, but if you can get them to the library in boxes of bags, there’s a donation cart in the Book Nook just inside the front door. So we don’t get overwhelmed, we ask people to drop off no more than 4 bags or 4 boxes at one time.

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