If you love your library and would like to help the Amherst Town Library’s continued mission to enrich the library experience for all patrons, please consider becoming a member. Find more information on the Amherst Town Library web page under Friends of the Library or reach out to friendsoftheamherstlibrary@gmail.com if you’d like to learn more.

If you’re interested in becoming more involved with the Friends, we’re currently seeking volunteers to fill the following roles:

  • Vice chairperson: Responsible for supporting chairperson and serving as proxy in their absence while contributing to collective fundraising efforts
  • Holiday decorating coordinator: Responsible for developing theme, acquiring decorations, and orchestrating volunteers to ensure the library looks fabulous in December for the holidays
  • Social media/ technical support coordinator: Responsible for working with current advertising coordinator to keep social media correspondence up to date and fresh
  • Children’s Art show coordinator: Responsible for working with local schools and volunteers to collect, put-up and return artwork to Amherst and Mont Vernon schools
  • Trivia Night coordinator: Responsible for soliciting volunteers, finding and working with a local venue, creating trivia questions and organizing the details of the famous Friends Trivia Night fundraiser event
  • Membership coordinator: Responsible for keeping track of membership and annual renewal process
  • Harry Potter, Leaky Caldron library event coordinator: Responsible for helping support the library’s Harry Potter event by organizing snacks, drinks and maybe even fun costumes