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Hello Friends!

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The Friends of Beebe Library, a non-profit, community-based group, was formed in 1972 to provide support for special activities, services and initiatives of the Wakefield, MA public library. Hundreds of your neighbors support the Friends through dues and as volunteers.

Believing that free access to information and ideas is fundamental to an enlightened community, the Friends of Beebe Library enhance and promote our Library's role by:

  • Sponsoring programs compatible with the Library's cultural, educational and recreational role in the community.

  • Raising and providing funds for services, equipment and activities beyond the scope of the operating budget of the Beebe Library. For example, we fund the summer reading programs, musueum passes, and we provided the seed money for the DVD collection at the  Beebe Library and help fund the Business Center as well.

Thanks for making 2023 Book Sale a Big Success!

The Friends of Beebe have begun collecting books for 2024 Book Sale! 

Second Book Donation Drive-Through is scheduled on

​February 17, Saturday: 9 pm to Noon

27 Cordis Street (former Hurd School)

To manage the Traffic Flow, Reserve your Appointment Here!

NOTE: The book drive will take place at the Hurd School (27 Cordis Street, Wakefield), NOT at the Beebe Library.

Please bring BOOKS only: NO CDs, DVDs, records, puzzles....Books should be in good resale shape - strong spine, covers not torn, no highlighting or notes written inside (dedications are ok), no musty smell or mold or water damaged pages.

If you would like to volunteer to help out with the book drive, you can Sign Up here


If you are volunteering, you do not need to schedule a drop-off appointment - just bring your books with you.


2023 Book-Sale


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