Lilly Library

Coming Summer Events

The Celestial Residents of West Farms Cemetery

WHO:       OIn of several rows of graves in an old cemetery, dry brown grass, chain link fence in the foreground, pines in the left backgroundpen to the public
WHAT:     Walking tour of West Farms Cemetery
WHEN:     Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: 200 West Farms Road, Florence (roadside parking adjacent to cemetery)Gravestone for Emma P. Howard
MEET:      Freelove Johnson, Lydia Cole, Ebenezer Gere, the 4 Howard Brothers, the Miller family, Schohary Slack, the Wade children and other residents of Lonetown.
LED BY:  Jane Slattery, local cemeterian and trivia fanatic

Blurred landscape (blue sky, some green foliage, grass, road?) as though viewed from a train window. Large white letters read: THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN; letters are overlaid as though doubledI Love a Mystery Book Club
Wednesday, June 8, 7:00 p.m.
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
copies of the book are available at the circulation desk
New members welcome!

Summer Reading is on it’s way!
Look out for the sign ups in the Children’s Room soon. And jump into a fabulous Summer Reading Kickoff with Circus Mimimus! This one-man circus in-a-suitcase is not to be missed! Join us at June 30th at 6 PM.

And don’t miss the Young Adult Summer Reading Program for teens 12 & up!


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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