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Memorial Donations
Memorial donations help support essential library services and are a wonderful way to remember a loved one. To make a donation, please click on the donate button. The Library Foundation makes use of the secure site, PayPal for online donations. Please be sure to leave a commemorative message when you make your donation. Thank you for supporting our Library!

(Please watch for an "Add a Note" or "Write a Note" link on the following screens. Click on that link and type in the name of the person to be remembered.)


The Wareham Library Foundation recently donated $24,000 to the Town of Wareham to offset the Wareham Library Director's salary. This is the third consecutive year the Foundation has done so. We believe in the importance of a strong Library Director; consequently, in the current fiscal difficulties the Town is experiencing, we have helped to support the Director's salary.

In addition, the Foundation donated $5000 to the Town for the Library to purchase books and materials. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners requires a certain percentage of library funding to be spend on books and materials in order to qualify for certification.

The Library was decertified three years ago because it could not meet the other requirements of the Library Commission. However, thanks to the hard work over the past three years of our out-going Library Director, Michael Carlozzi, we look forward to becoming recertified this Fall.

Don't miss our annual Holiday Fair fundraiser on Saturday December 7 from 9 am to 1:00 pm at the Wareham Free Library! As always, we will have plenty of home-made cookies from our members. Several local crafters will be offering their wares, and the Friends will have their special table of gifts as well.
Gift-quality used books will also be on sale from the Friends' collection that they have been saving for the Fair during the year. Support the Library while you do some early Christmas shopping!




Join us for an incredible concert of holiday music from different countries and different religions. The  mystical sounds of the harps will feature a variety of songs including selections from the orchestra's latest Holiday CD, "A Snowy Path," released in December, 2018. The orchestra is in its 15th year of harping together, and its members have performed across New England and in Ireland.

The December 15th performance takes place at Redmen Hall, 758 Main Street, Wareham. The doors open at 2:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served. The concert begins at 2:30 pm. Families are welcome! Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door or at either the Main or Spinney Branch Libraries beginning November 5th. Tickets may be reserved by emailing

In addition, a raffle of a Patriots Poncho and Holiday Gnome will be drawn at the concert. Tickets ar $1 each, 7 for $5 or 15 for $10 and may be purchased at the Main Library or at the concert.
All proceeds support the work of the Friends of the Wareham Free Library.