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Friends of WPL

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Who are the Friends?

Anyone who makes a donation to the Friends of the Winchester Public Library is considered a Friend. There is also a volunteer Board that sponsors programs and helps to support new library services and technologies, while working to maintain the Library’s quality of service.

Mission Statement

The Friends of the Winchester Public Library is  a volunteer group of Winchester residents who support the activities and programs of the Library by fundraising and public relations efforts.  We are not involved in the administration of the Library.  

Open Board Positions

The Nominations position is currently open. This role involves:

  • Presenting the slate of Board officers and committee members after initially consulting with each member of the Board about their respective terms and interests.
  • Recruiting for any open committee positions. 
  • Responsible for the review of by-laws and other governance issues.  

Interested people should use the contact form to connect with the Friends.

Friends of WPL Contact Form

Be a Friend!

Make a donation to the Friends via the PayPal button below or download the donation form (PDF) and mail in it.

Your donation has a direct impact on the continued excellence of the Winchester Public Library. 100% of the money donated is used to support the Library. Your donation provides funding for resources and materials. Click on each item below to learn more.


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Board Members

PresidentKathy DiGennaro Ho
Vice PresidentKaren Yuska
TreasurerLita Nelsen
Recording SecretaryRuth Ann deRedon
Assistant Treasurer Mary Aldrich
Corresponding SecretaryRuthie Gagne
Database/Annual AppealOPEN
DevelopmentAlexis Nardone
EventsMary Farrell
GrantsOPEN
NewsletterEmily Schwab
Assistant NewsletterOPEN
NominatingOPEN
Programs, ChairMargery Chase
ProgramsPat DiFranco
ProgramsJeanne Joy
Member-At-Large Robbie Brown