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The Friends of the North Haven Library is a non-profit, 501(c)3 volunteer organization. The focus of the group is to foster relations between the North Haven Library and the community, to focus attention on library services, and to encourage and support fund raising activities.  

All proceeds are used to fund children and adult programs, museum passes and expenses not covered by the Town budget including:

  • Sponsor of New York Times digital newspaper

  • Saturday Concert Series

  • Children’s Picnic & Performance Concerts

  • 1,000 Books before Kindergarten

  • Summer Reading Clubs

  • Large Print Books

  • Jigsaw Puzzle contest

  • Equipment and Furniture

  • Used Bookstore

  • TV for announcements in Lobby

  • Outdoor Bench

  • New Community Room overhead projector

  • And More!

The Friends sponsor many free or discounted admission passes to museums and entertainment venues with your North Haven Library Card. To view a full list of Museum Passes, click here.

Buy Our Books!

Best Friends Book Store

Located on the main floor of the North Haven Memorial Library, this store is open during regular library hours. Additionally, there are two carts in the lobby featuring Children's Books and bestselling adult books.


All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. Stop by and check out the everyday low prices! The store is open the same hours as the library.

The Friends welcome gently used books to sell in our bookstore. We ask that the books are in decent condition, don't smell and have no bugs.  


Bought a book from our store and want to donate it back? No problem. Remember, all proceeds of the bookstore support the library's programs and museum passes, so we welcome them back so they can find a new home. 

Become a Friend

Please volunteer today to assist in our on-going book sale, special committees, or/and attend library and community events such as Earth Day. Your support is appreciated and welcomed!


We now have two ways to join - print and mail in the application OR pay online using your credit/debit card or PayPal account. Visit Join/Donate to make your monetary contribution online today!

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