The Friends of the Framingham LibraFriends of the Framingham Library logory take an active interest in the development and use of the Library, focus attention on its needs as well as its services to the community, and provide items not included in the library budget. The Friends sponsor programs for children, teens, and adults; purchase software for the Creation Station, apps for the iPads in the Children's Room, books for the summer reading program, and fund museum passes.


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Friends News

Anatoly Prekrasnyy, a member of Team Framingham, ran an amazing virtual 2020 Boston Marathon for the Friends of the Framingham Library on Sunday, September 6, in San Diego!  The temperature when he finished was 100 degrees.  The Friends offer their heartfelt gratitude to Anatoly and to those who supported his run.  He more than tripled his $3,000 goal and raised over $10,000 for the Friends. Way to go and THANK YOU, Anatoly! 





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In support of Framingham Public Library Stands Against Racial Injustice/Black Lives Matter, the Friends are pleased to announce they have purchased books in print and eBooks for adults, teens, and children on the subject of anti-racism. Click here for the list of materials with links to each item in the catalog. For more resources on anti-racism, please see the Library's Anti-Racism Resources page.




Go Anatoly events



The Friends of the Framingham Library are excited to announce that Team Framingham runner Anatoly Prekrasnyy is running the 2020 Boston Marathon for us! He picked the Friends because it is a community asset, serving all ages. To support Anatoly and the Friends, check out his GoFundMe page Thanks, Anatoly, for your support of the Library!





Many thanks to Friends member Mary White, who nominated us for the Harvard Pilgrim Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. This $500 mini-grant will allow the Friends to fund children’s programming at the Library.  We are thrilled to be nominated for this mini-grant!  For more information please visit



Contributions to the Friends may be made on this website, or by check.  Checks should be made payable to The Friends of the Framingham Library, and mailed to Elaine Cinelli, Treasurer, Friends of the Framingham Library, 49 Lexington Street, Framingham, MA 01702. Contributions are tax deductible charitable gifts, and are eligible for corporate matching gifts.


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