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The Friends of the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, unaffiliated with the Town of Monroe, whose purpose is to benefit the Library. The Friends sponsors many activities, including periodic book sales and ongoing fundraising for the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library. The Friends also provides supplemental funds to the Library for books, materials, programs, and special projects. The free museum pass program at the Library is sponsored by the Friends. The Friends has an elected Board of Directors and holds periodic meetings to plan activities.

Donations made to the Friends of the Library are tax deductible.

Donation Form

Please note, while we appreciate all donations, we ask that you consider making your donation unrestricted (i.e. “where the need is greatest”).  Due to collection needs and Materials Selection policies, it can be very difficult to fulfill unique requests.

A letter of acknowledgment will be sent to all donors for tax purposes.


Individuals — $15
Seniors — $10
Family — $25
Contributor — $50 – $99
Benefactor — $100 or more/Limited edition gold Wheeler pin
Non-Monroe Resident — $30

It’s easy to join! Simply ask for a form at the Library front desk, and submit your check or cash there. Or click here for our membership form.

All meetings are held on *Tuesdays in the library’s Rotary Room at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Friends of The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library are always looking for volunteers to help with fundraising and the Book Store. If you are interested in volunteering, please apply through the Town of Monroe’s Human Resources page and complete the Volunteer Interest Form here.