What We Do

Below is a list of recent activities of the FRIENDS.

  • 2 Winter Warmings musical event fundraisers sponsored by the Friends and Whaling City Sound, with refreshments provided by Destination Soups
  • An Evening with Eleanor Roosevelt presentation by Carol Cohen at the Friends Annual Meeting, September 5, 2017
  • Little Libraries at 4 New Bedford Fire Stations
  • Main Library Used Book Sale (ongoing)
  • Symphony Tales — A music and literacy program for pre-school children, presented in the libraries.
  • Funding for the city libraries and their summer reading programs
  • Purchase for the Library collections a historic photographic print by Al Kaplan, a native New Bedford photographer, in memory of Joan Halter, former Friends President