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The Central Library will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.


The Apponaug and Conimicut branch libraries will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Friends of the Library

About Us

The Friends of the Warwick Public Library is a member-supported, nonprofit organization that assists the library in its work as an important educational, cultural, and recreation center in our community.


The Friends sponsor concerts, storytimes, movies, museum passes, and summer reading and help with purchases and projects. 


The Friends raise funds through two, bi-annual book sales and through individual, family, and patron memberships, and we encourage you to join us as a member to help keep our library active and strong.


Annual Memberships:


Individual/Family   $10

Patron                 $25

Business             $100


Click here to pay online with Paypal.




Download Friends' Membership Form Here if you wish to mail in your membership check.


Book Sale


The Fall Book Sale in 2017 will be held on September 15, 16 and 17.


Find fantastic deals on over 6,000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children's books, CDs, and DVDs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale.  The sale kicks off with the Book Sale Preview* on September 15 from 6-9 p.m. The Preview is free to Friends or $10 admission.   The sale supports library programs and events, including museum passes, concerts, movies, and summer reading for children, teens, and adults.


Donate your books and DVDs to the sale, too. Drop your tax-deductible donations off at the Welcome Desk.

Friends Board Members 2017-18


Sandy Hartley

Vice President

Mary Dalton


David P. Dupéré

Recording Secretary

 Judy Gorton

 Corresponding Secretary/Book Sale Chair

Cheryl Cotter

Membership/Marketing Chair

Dana Ryan


Linda Anderson

Loretta Furtado

Alfred Mullaugh

Evelyn O'Hearn

Suzanne Wiggins


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