Friends of the Library Supports Welles-Turner Memorial Library

The Friends of the Welles-Turner Memorial Library promotes a cultured and literary community by providing supplemental funding for the facilities and services of the Glastonbury public library.

Friends' Supporting Activities

The Friends activities over the past year:


through Winter, Spring, Fall and Kids books sales, as well as library book cart sales

Annual Purchases

of books, CDs and DVDs to augment the library collection


by the Ella Waters Memorial Music Series


of the summer reading programs for children, teens and adults

Museum Passes

Through the efforts of both the Friends group and the library, numerous museum passes are available for the use of all Connecticut library patrons.  Passes for local museums are available for check-out at the front desk of the library.  Don’t wait to take advantage of these special opportunities.


Board Members

President: Patty Matthews

Vice-President: Myra Lee

Secretary: Carl Stenman

Treasurer: Mindyleigh Vail

Immediate Past President (Ex-Officio): Melinda Smith

Library Board Director (Ex-Officio): Barbara Bailey

Directors: Brenda Halpin, Don Kray, Linda Obedzinski

Membership: Brenda Halpin

Book Sale: Monica Gardner, Rosemarie Houston, Janet Miller, Kelly Rodino

Publicity: Amy Snyder

Nominating: Myra Lee

Scholarship: Karen Lonergan

Museum Passes: Judy O’Brien

Website: Shannon Insero, Meredith Kamis

Members-at-Large: Julio Baran, Carolyn Coogan, Sue Pitler

Become a Friend

Whether you want to stay up-to-date on our news, volunteer at our book sales, provide monetary support we would love to hear from you!