Friends of the Mashpee Library

We are community members who support our library and are a volunteer-run fundraising arm of the Mashpee Library. Our goal is to enhance the services and programs offered at the library and create a library that serves everyone.

What We Do

  • Raise funds for programs and materials
  • Encourage public support for the initiatives and services of the library
  • Promote awareness of library services and events

Upcoming Events

Books in Bloom

Speaker, Raffle and Auction to benefit the Mashpee Library

Thursday, September 14, 202311:00 am – 1:30 pm

New Seabury Country Club95 Shore Drive West


Some of the Cape’s best floral arrangers will create captivating floral designs interpreting their favorite books.  Enjoy viewing them and perhaps you can take one home from our raffle.

Enjoy a demonstration from Deborah Trickett, of The Captured Garden.  Deborah will design and create a potted garden, showing you all the tricks of the trade.

This event, sponsored by the Friends of the Mashpee Library, will provide funds for library programs, services and events to benefit the community.

To purchase tickets, please click below or  send check (by September 6) payable to: Friends of the Mashpee Library, P. O. Box 900, Mashpee, MA 02649

Become a Friend of the Mashpee Library

How can I get involved with the Friends?

We would love to have you join us! Working with the Friends is a great way to meet people, and make new friends, get involved with the community and be around books. If you are seeking a fun and rewarding experience you can volunteer your time to help with an event, provide technology or public relations support, or become a member of the Friends board.

For more information about joining the Friends please contact us at

With the generous donations from our community, the Friends have created an endowment fund to support many Library’s services, collections and programs.

Our contributions have provided:

• Buildings and grounds beautification

• Summer enrichment programs for all ages

• Special Events including author events and the annual Selander Mini Golf Open

• Purchase of equipment, ebooks and devices, items for the “Library of Things” and more

Who Are the Friends?

We have an active board of directors, amazing civic and corporate supporters, and many dedicated members.

PresidentYvette Shakespeare
Vice PresidentJanet Beal
TreasurerKaren Perillo
Assistant TreasurerMary Arian
Corresponding SecretarySusan Bergeron
Recording SecretarySheila Blair


The library has a rich history dating back more than 120 years, but the strength of the library is its ability to remain meaningful and contemporary in an ever-changing world. A gift to the Friends will provide the support necessary for the library to continue to meet the challenges and needs of the next century.

Your gift is tax-deductible. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Checks are also accepted. Please make checks payable to:

Friends of the Mashpee Library

P.O. Box 900

Mashpee, MA 02649

Contact Us

Friends of the Mashpee Library

P.O. Box 900

Mashpee, MA 02649

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