The Nevins Memorial Library, a private, non-profit organization has served as Methuen's free public library since 1883. For over a century the beautiful structure on Broadway served the reading and information needs of the growing community of Methuen.
The Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library is a non-profit organization created to support library programs and activities. While operating expenses for the Library are funded with municipal and state aid funds, there are many programs that are not in the Library's regular budget that the Friends are able to provide through memberships and fundraising. These include, but are not limited to: the popular museum passes; the summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults; the subscription to the free book review magazine Book Page; holiday decorations for the library, equipment for the Library; and maintenance for the fish tank at the entrance of the Children's Department.
The Friends activities include; annual book sale, holiday workshops, spring and fall book sales, teas,and a book fair at Barnes & Noble, Lowell Spinner's outing, dinner fundraisers, and author and/or speaker events.
As a Friend, your membership entitles you to a 10% discount on Friends merchandise such as Nevins Library tote bags, caps, mugs, postcards and other collectibles.
Also as a Friend, the Library will forgive your fines four (4) times during the membership year. Present your membership card to take advantage of this privilege. This offer is good for fines only. It does not apply to damaged books or materials.
Please fill out and print the following Membership Form and mail it, along with your check to:
Friends of the Nevins Library Nevins Memorial Library 305 Broadway Methuen, MA 01844