Building a Better Library for a Stronger Community
Love your library? Then show your support NOW and become a 'Friend' of the Duxbury Free Library (DFL). Your generous donation is crucial to the future success of the DFL. Without your donation, the Friends will not have the funds needed to supplement the DFL's material budget for new books, CDs and DVDs. Material expenditure is a crucial component in the Massachusetts accreditation process. Without state accreditation our library's patrons would be prohibited from participating in interlibrary loans. In 2012, Duxbury residents enjoyed borrowing over 30,000 items from other towns in the Old Colony Library Network. Imagine what it would cost to purchase these thousands of books, CDs and DVDs.
Over the last five years we have seen a steady increase in library usage. Year after year, our library continues to add to the number of dynamic programs for children, teens and adults -- 450 such programs in 2011. Maybe someone in your household attended one? Did your visit to the library result in one of the 260,000 loan transactions the library processed last year?
We know that 2012-2013 promises to be another challenging budget year for Duxbury and for its residents. We know that you will be asked by many local organizations to help fill the gap. But consider this: How does the Duxbury Free Library impact you and your family's life? Can you think of another town resource that improves the quality of life for so many people?
We appreciate your interest and invite you to explore the many ways you can give to the DFL. We invite you to create an account with us if you'd like to join our mailing list, or explore, as a guest, the ways of giving along the left-hand side of this page. And rest assured, your on-line donation is a secure transaction. We greatly appreciate your consideration and support!