Friends Of The Milford Library

 Friends of Milford Library

The Friends of the Milford Library is a non-profit, 501(c)3 volunteer organization. The focus of the group is to foster relations between the Milford 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 City budget.

Board of Directors
  Pam Pilla
Vice President, Public Relations: Ashley Volkens
Vice President, Membership: Margaret Downey
Vice President, Special Events: OPEN
Secretary:  Arlene Painter
Treasurer: Kathy Goldbach
Assistant Treasurer:  Paula Goncalves

Little Libraries Project
With its tagline, ‘take a book, return a book’, each newly built box of free books is open 24/7 and is a gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature & stories. Visit one, or all three! The Friends also stock books at the Milford Train Station for commuters on the go!

Firehouse Art Gallery
81 Naugatuck Avenue
Walnut Beach.
Milford YMCA
631 Orange Avenue
Located off the parking lot, near the ball fields.
Gulf Beach
Gulf Street.


Learn More!

The Friends of the Library quarterly newsletter, Off the Shelf, is now available! Read about the latest Friends' projects, library news and updates on the impact COVID-19 has had on library activities. 


Summer 2020 - Off the Shelf


Spring 2020 Off The Shelf

Winter 2020 Newsletter


Fall 2019 Newsletter

Summer 2019 Newsletter
Spring 2019 Newsletter

January 2019 Newsletter
Winter 2019 Newsletter


Party in the Stacks 2018 Special Edition


Summer 2018 Newsletter
Spring 2018 Newsletter
Winter 2018 NewsletterFriends of Milford Library Welcome Table

Party in the Stacks 2017 Special Edition

Fall 2017 Newsletter
Summer 2017 Newsletter
Spring 2017 Newsletter

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 Newsletter
Winter 2015 Newsletter

Friends of the Milford Library By-laws, (Rev. 01/2020) 

Join Us!

Please volunteer today to assist in our on-going book sale or special committees. 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.

Click here for a printed Membership Application (print and mail in with payment)


Click on the appropriate membership category listed below  to join online and pay securely using your credit/debit card or paypal account! The links below will first take you to the payment site; once payment is made, please click on the link to return to the Friends of the Milford Library where you  will enter your membership information.  

Individual ($15.00)

Senior ($10.00)

Household ($20.00)

Sponsor ($50.00)

Patron ($100.00)


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Donations may be used to fund programs or to purchase books and other materials needed by the Library. If making a memorial donation, please include the name of the honoree with the donation. Checks may be mailed to Friends of the Milford Library, 57 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT 06460 or you may donate securely online via PayPal.  


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Contact us:

Email: [email protected]
57 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT 06460