Friends Of The Milford Library

 Friends of the 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:
President:  Pam Pilla (Acting)
Vice President, Public Relations: OPEN

Vice President, Membership: Pam Pilla
Vice President, Fundraising: Melissa Carroll
Secretary:  Paula Goncalves (Acting)
Treasurer: Kathy Goldbach
Assistant Treasurer:  Paula Goncalves 



Join the Friends of the Milford Library or renew your membership here. Your support is appreciated and welcomed. There are two ways to join or renew - print the application (mail or bring it to the library) or pay online using your credit/debit card or PayPal account.

You have the option to select a volunteer opportunity as part of both the paper and online membership applications. As a member of the Friends, you will receive our quarterly newsletter, the library's monthly calendar of events, and information about special Friends events, all via email. 

Membership Brochure


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


Click on the appropriate membership category listed below  to join or renew 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 Return to Merchant 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)


DDonateonations to the Friends of the Milford Library may be used to fund programs or to purchase 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.  



The Friends of the Library quarterly newsletter, Off the Shelf, is now available! Read about the latest Friends' projects, library news and updates on what’s to come 2023. 

Special Edition 2023


Fall 2023

Spring 2023





Friends of the Milford Library By-laws, (Rev. 03/2022) 


We fund library programs 

We support the Milford Community

  • Programs for children, YA (young adults) and adults.
  • Online Author Talk Series
  • Summer reading programs
  • Free & discounted museum passes
  • Movie licenses
  • Library Friends Table
  • Welcome to Milford bags
  • Three Little Libraries
  • FOML Book Awards to 5 high school juniors
  • College scholarships to 2 high school seniors

We fundraise

We advocate for the Library 

  • Book sales.
  • Merchandise sales
  • Special events, including Party in the Stacks!
  • Ambassadors for the Milford Public Library
  • Emails and letters to elected officials
  • Attend public hearings
We need your voice! The Friends of the Milford Library Advocacy Team is asking you to use your voice and advocate for the Milford Library. Write/email/call your board of alderman and share what the library means to YOU! (
Share your story!

Visit Our Little Libraries!
With its tagline, ‘take a book, return a book’, each library box of free books is open 24/7. Visit one or all three! 

 Little LibraryYMCAgulfMilford train Station

Walnut Beach

Firehouse Art Gallery

81 Naugatuck Avenue

Milford YMCA
631 Orange Avenue
Located off the parking lot,

near the ball fields

Gulf Beach
Gulf Street
Milford Train Station Depot
Accessible during open
depot hours


Contact us:

57 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT 06460