Friends of the Thayer Memorial LibraryThe Friends of the Thayer Memorial Library exist to stimulate the interest of the community in the services and needs of the Thayer Memorial Library, to enrich the cultural life of the community and to promote a program of assistance through volunteer help and fund raising that will enable the Thayer Memorial Library to keep pace with the growth of the Town of Lancaster, MA

Friends of the Thayer Memorial Library continue to support the development of services at the Thayer Memorial Library and currently underwrite public access to:

  • Zinio: Delivering Innovative Digital Magazines on any Device.
  • InstantFlix: Providing Unlimited access to Thousands of Streaming Video Titles
  • Wowbrary: An email service reporting on the Library’s newest books, movies, music, and videogames
  • Wireless Internet access throughout the entire Library


Friends of the Thayer Memorial Library also provide funding that support the development of the Library’s general collections. Recent purchases include:


The Friends also support programs for all ages throughout the including: Big Truck Night and the Summer Reading Program to name just a few.


Annual memberships are available at several levels

Kindred Spirit $100
Well-wisher $50
Family $25
Dear Friend $15

A membership form is available here or at the Circulation desk in the Library.

The Friends meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 1 pm in the Trustees meeting room. Please join us in supporting this wonderful resource.