Friends of the Library

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The Friends of the Burnham Library is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers dedicated to supporting the Burnham Memorial Library in its mission to provide information and support life-long learning and enrichment within the community.  Through various fund-raising efforts we enhance the library’s ability to provide programming, youth services, books, audio-books and learning programs that would not otherwise be within the library’s budget.  We welcome community members who are interested in joining us in our efforts to ensure that the Burnham Library, a mainstay of the community since 1942, continues to be a vibrant resource where the people of Colchester come to gather, learn, and enjoy.

For more information, see the Friends Brochure or contact us to find out when our next meeting or project is happening.

Donations may also be mailed to:  P.O Box 134, Colchester, VT 05446

Contact us at:  FOBLVT@gmail.com

2020 Annual Appeal

Recent Projects Funded by the Friends

  • Weekly preschool music program
  • weekly adult yoga
  • Summer Reading program performers & special presentations
  • Additional downloadable audio & e-books
  • Little Free Libraries
  • bike ferry passes
  • anime club
  • summer concert series
  • gingerbread houses

Join the Friends Planning Committee

  • We are a small group that plans and executes Friends activities with positions including President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Members-at-Large 
  • Annual events include the Summer Used Book Sale and Fall Annual Appeal 
  • We welcome community members who want to contribute their time and talents 
  • Teen representatives are always welcome (great community service!)

Want More Information?

The Annual Appeal was featured in the Colchester Sun.

Contact us at FOBLVT@gmail.com

The Friends of the Burnham Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization comprised of volunteers dedicating to supporting life-long learning in the community. All contributions are tax-deductible.

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