Support the new Granby Free Public Library!
- Granby Free Public Library Donation/Pledge Form
- The New Granby Free Public Library Fact Sheet
- Visit our Friends of the Granby Library Facebook Page to keep up-to-date with all of our fundraising efforts!
Thank you so much to everyone who made our Spring Fling Cocktail Party and Silent Auction a huge success! Thanks to the many artisans and local businesses who contributed and to the many patrons who attended the event. A special thank you to our sponsors:
Ryan, Boudreau, Randall, Kirkpatrick & Baker, L.L.P.
Florence Savings Bank
Easthampton Savings Bank
Polish National Credit Union
The MacDuffie School
Cebula Electronics Corporation
"Good Reads Beads" Bracelets
Check out the great selection of cute bracelets at the library, Center Pharmacy, and at the Walk-In Closet. $5.00 donation per bracelet. 100% of your donation will be used to purchase furnishings for the teen area of the new Granby Library. Teens and adults have made these bracelets with love & care!
Why is the Library Important to You?
- More people visit Massachusetts public libraries each year than attend entire seasons of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Celtics combined.
- 37% = Reduction in state funding to support libraries since 2001.
- 85,000 = Number of open hours lost by libraries since 2002.
- 58 million = Number of items borrowed by residents last year - about 110 per minute.
- 1/10th of 1% = Percentage of the state's budget that goes to support libraries.
- $1.05 = State aid funding to libraries per resident.
- 22,000 = Number of people using their library's internet every day (no including WiFi).
- 24/7 = Free access for every resident to the best online information through mass.gov/libraries
- 14.3 = Items that were delivered by the Massachusetts Library System through Interlibrary Loan last year.
- In a single year eBook borrowing has more than tripled.
Statistics from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Legislative Agenda FY2014
Check them out and support your library!
These lightweight, nylon packs make great gym bags, book bags, and are perfect for outdoor activities or running errands!
This offer has been made possible by DeSIGNED by DePINO Custom Computer Designs.
Stop into the library today to check them out!