Friends of the Library

he Mission of the Friends of the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library is to support and cooperate with the Library in developing, maintaining and enhancing programs, resources, services, and facilities. We strive to accomplish our goals through fundraising, volunteering, and advocacy on behalf of the library. 


Jennifer Mayer, President

  Sarah Wolf, Vice Presidet

   Paula Newton, Treasurer

   Carla Christensen, Admin

Meetings:  February, April,
October & November. Special meetings added as needed. 
The Friends augment the work of the Library Board of Trustees in gaining support for library improvement, creating public awareness of the role of the library in the community, providing financial support beyond the libraries budget limits, encouraging gifts and endowments to the library, and supporting legislation important to libraries. Through our fundraisers and Annual Membership Drive, the Friends are able to provide many extras for the Burnham Library, including:
Summer Reading, prizes, performers, food & supplies
Supplements the materials collection
Music, Yoga, Magic, Authors and more
Support of the Root Beer Float Kick Off to Summer Reading
And much more!
The Friends always welcome new members.  Memberships are renewed in January of each year, but anyone can join at anytime. Yearly dues are $20.00, $50.00 $100.00 or any other amount for membership
To join, stop by the library for an application or email to have a form sent to you.
Mail your form and check payable to The Friends of the TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St., Essex, MA 01929
Friends also welcome new volunteers. Please contact the Friends if you would like to help us out in any way.
Contact the Friends email
The Friends of the TOHP Burnham Library is a charitable organization and a registered 501(c)3 non-profit formed to support the TOHP Burnham Library. Contributions are tax deductible
To receive the newsletter please email:

Design: Rachel Fitzgibbon, studio rkf







Start Your Search