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Pillsbury Free Library
Serving Warner, NH since 1892
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Pillsbury Free Library ยป Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends

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The Circle of Friends of Pillsbury Free Library is an informal group of people interested in supporting and promoting library services in Warner. The group was formed in 2014 by Joan Warren and Carol McCausland.

{“type”:”block”,”srcClientIds”:[“c682a491-b358-4f02-a7a7-bc73215f86d2″],”srcRootClientId”:””}There are no fees to join. All are welcome. Contact the library to be added to the email list for notifications!!

Past activities and typical annual events

Note cards for sale: call 603-456-2289 or buy in the online store
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Typical activities:

Circle of Friends Book Discussion Group: Meets the 2nd Wednesday at 1:30 pm in the library. Copies of each book are available from the library. Also listed on the calendar of events,

Spring Fundraiser (typically alternate years) such as a Wine and Cheese party with Silent Auction. See samples at links below.

April Indoor Flea Market at Warner Town Hall – donating/selling flea market items and baking for the snack bar. Often held on Easter Weekend, with a raffle basket and baked goods.
Photo album 2019:

Bake sale assistance for events such as Town Meeting, annual Children’s Play, Book Sale, and other events.

Membership meet and greet “tea” and program (Fall). Come meet members in an informal setting; learn about past achievements and future plans. Bring a friend!

Fall Foliage Festival Library Book and Bake Sale (Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend in October). Helping with sorting, moving, setup, selling, packing up, and/or baking.

See also the Volunteers page for other ways you can assist the library with or without being a member of the Circle of Friends.

Some recent projects the group’s fundraising has helped achieve

Renovations of the historic building ceilings and meeting room walls.
New flooring in the Frank Maria Meeting Room
Additional shelves in the Children’s Room
Partial funding of two Privacy Booths for quiet workspace, virtual meetings and phone calls.
Refinishing hardwood floor in historic section.

Past Auction Events:

2020 Auction photo album on Facebook.

2018 Silent AUCTION and Wine and Cheese party Fundraiser Saturday, March 10, 2018: Get tickets at the Library, $10 each to cover food and drink expenses. Get out and see your friends, buy something wonderful to do or to own. Images of auction items will be available in advance on the Pillsbury Free Library’s FaceBook page,

2018,2016, 2015 Wine and cheese party/Silent Auction Fundraiser
See 2015 auction items (March 2015) on our 2015 Auction photos on facebook page. and March 2016 Auction items on facebook – which raised Over $4000 for library renovations.

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