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Friends of the Topsfield Town Library

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The original logo of the Friends of the Topsfield Town Library (1969). The Pegasus was chosen as a nod to the famous bas relief of the Muses in the library; the Pegasus was a companion to the Muses in ancient mythology.

The Friends of the Topsfield Town Library are an active and dynamic group of people, young and old, open to residents and non-residents alike, committed to supporting the mission of the Topsfield Town Library.

The Friends of the Topsfield Town Library strive to stimulate the interest of the community in the needs and services of the Topsfield Town Library, promote awareness of the wonderful services and resources the Library has to offer, and to enrich the cultural life of the community by providing financial support and volunteer assistance beyond the Library’s ordinary budget for ongoing special events and activities, as well as provide the majority of the subsidized museum passes available through the Library. Sign up for our newsletter highlighting upcoming special events and programming!

The Friends of the Topsfield Town Library is a 501(c)3 organization, and your membership is fully tax deductible.

Questions? Feel free to email the Friends of the Topsfield Library at!

Join the Friends

Thank you for considering becoming a Friend of the Topsfield Town Library! The membership year runs from January 1st through December 31th.

Donate Online via Venmo

Account: Friendsof-TopsfieldLibrary.

If paying for a membership, please include your email address in the note field. 

If you are donating to support the upkeep of the aquarium, please leave a note or a fish emoji.

Join in person or by mail


Join the Friends by filling out a membership form and mailing it to the library, or dropping it off at the main desk with your membership dues paid by cash or check (checks may be made out to the Friends of the Topsfield Library).

Donate Online via PayPal

You can become a Friend by selecting a membership level in the dropdown below and paying online via PayPal. When checking out, please click “Share my address” so we know who you are! 

Select Membership Level

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Get Active!

The Friends typically meet on the second Wednesday of each month.  Please check our online calendar for the meeting schedule as it may vary in time and location.  Contributing your time and ideas is a great way to get involved with the community.  Attend one of the meetings and see what the Friends are all about.  New ideas and faces are always welcome!

Friends Activities

Museum Passes

The Friends of the Topsfield Town Library fund a majority of the discounted museum passes available to our Library’s visitors.

Book Sales

The Friends sponsor periodic book sales, which proceeds help fund library programs!

Special Events

The Friends help fund special events held in the library, including author talks, and activities for Children and Adults, including the kickoff to the Summer Reading Program.

Fish Tank

The Friends sponsor our Fish Tank and its maintenance in the Children’s Room!

Community Holiday Events


The Friends are proud to sponsor community holiday events, including gingerbread house decorating!


The Friends of the Topsfield Town Library award a scholarship each year to a senior art student at Masconomet Regional High School.

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