Lilly Library

Looking for some summer fun?

Eric Carle Museum of Picture book art sign with building in backgroundCheck out a Museum Pass!
Museum passes offer free or discounted admission to many area attractions, including Massachusetts State Parks, the Eric Carle Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, and more!

Circular stone barn at Hancock Shaker VillageMuseum passes are provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Lilly Library and through the generosity of Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Mystic Aquarium, Smith College Museum of Art, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, and USS Constitution Museum.

Thank You, Patrons and Friends of Lilly Library!


Thanks to your votes and the efforts of the Friends of Lilly Library, we have once again receive a Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grant!

This year, coming in 5th place, we won $3,894!

Since the start of the Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants program, we have won a grand total of $33,638. Thank you, supporters of Lilly Library for voting for us. Thank you, Friends of Lilly Library for your enthusiastic campaigning on our behalf. You help make our community strong!

Voting for this year is already open, so get cast yours today!


Two knitting needles with green knit fabric on one. Needles rest on ball of yarnSpin a Yarn Knitting Group

1 – 3pm in the Program Room

Experienced and new knitters alike can bring their project (or needles & yarn for a newbie!)

Chess board with pieces set up for beginning play. White pieces at the front; black pieces in the foreground.Informal Chess Club

back by popular demand!

1 PM on the second floor
Chess sets available at the Reference Desk

All are welcome!

Donate Now
Materials Purchased Through Your Donation Will Receive a Bookplate “In Honor Of ….”  or “In Memory Of ….” whomever you choose. There are many choices.  You can choose!

Catalog, Your Library Account, and CWMARS_small_logoRenewals


sketch of the library with foliage in bloom


Through the support of the Friends of Lilly Library, the Florence Savings Bank Customer Choice Community Grants  Awards, Memorials, Honorariums, Adopt-A-Book, and Gifts, Lilly Library provides:

  • The Summer Reading Club
  • Year-Round Story Times for Babies, Preschoolers, and School Age Children
  • A Wide Selection of High-Interest Reading Materials
  • Passes for Museums & Parks  and More!


The First. The Only. Language Learning Through Film. Sit Back, Relax, Learn a language. Mango Premiere.
Use your library card to start learning a language today–by watching movies!


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