Funded by the City of Waltham, the Public Library is a vital engine of the American Dream, offering information, education, technology, and assistance free of charge to all --regardless of income, age, education, or background.

The Friends of the Waltham Public Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the support of the library. We join with the Library Trustees in advocating for the convenient hours and services and a properly funded city library budget. In addition, the Friends assist in areas that are above and beyond the municipal budget, sponsoring projects including:

Please join us in supporting continuing service and technology improvements to your library, an essential community resource and a cornerstone of our democracy.


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