Donate to Friends of the Library

There are a variety of ways in which individuals, organizations, and businesses can support the Friends in its capacity as a patron non-profit organization for the Meriden Pubic Library. Some of the easiest ways include:

Becoming a Member
Not only does membership have its privileges, but membership dues also assist us in our efforts. To join or renew, please click here.

Volunteer with the Friends
From staffing our bookstore to volunteering at any one of of the many events we sponsor, we are always more successful with more friendly faces among us.

Make a monetary contribution
Monetary donations directly support all of the programs and collections that we sponsor.

  • Send check payable to “Friends of the MPL”, and send to Friends of the MPL, 105 Miller St, Meriden, CT 06450.
  • Or donate online:

Donate to the WWII Holocaust Fund. Your name will be included on a plaque in the library for donations of $250 or more.

Donate to Library Programs. Programs at Meriden Public Library for children, teens, and adults are funded SOLEY through your donations to the Friends of the Meriden Public Library.


The Friends of the Meriden Public Library is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization; donations are tax-exempt to the extent permitted by law.

  • Donate Books
    We accept used books in good condition. Drop them into the bins outside the Friends Bookstore at the library (east side of library) during Friends business hours.
  • Shop with Friends
    Visit us at the Friends Bookstore and pick up a treasure at a fraction of the cost of buying new.
  • Make In-Kind Donations
    The Friends graciously accepts in-kind donations of materials, equipment, and labor that can be used in maintaining our bookstore and helping to beautify the library.

Questions? Call 203-630-4763.