Become a Member

Friends of the Bethel Public Library Membership Application

You are cordially invited to become a Friend of the BPL. As a member of the Friends, you help support and expand our library’s collections and services, and ensure that the Bethel community has the facility and materials it needs and wants.

To join the Friends, you have three options:

* Pick up a Membership Application at the library. Either mail the completed application and your payment to us or hand it in at the Circulation Desk. Checks should be payable to Friends of the Bethel Public Library.

* Complete the form below. Print it out and mail it to us, together with your payment, at the address below. Again, checks should be made payable to Friends of the Bethel Public Library.

* Complete your application online. Fill out the form below, with the required credit card information. Email it to us by clicking the SEND link below.

The Friends of the BPL is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and your donation may be tax deductible for federal tax filing purposes.

Name (required)

Address (required)

City (required)

State (required) Zip (required)

Phone (required)

Email (required)

Membership Levels:

  • 1-year subscription to the Library newsletter
  • Two (2) $1.00-off coupons at the Friends Book Sale cart
  • $1.00-off coupon at Friends Book Sale

Individual and Family Level = Basic membership benefits

Patron level = All basic membership benefits plus $1 off coupon for overdue fines plus coupon for 1 free book from Friends Book Sale cart

Contributor level = All Patron membership benefits plus leather bookmark

Sponsor level = All Patron membership benefits plus a book bag

Best Friend = All Sponsor membership benefits

Annual Membership:
(Membership year runs Jan. 1 -Dec. 31)
Individual $10 level (age 60+)Individual $15 levelFamily $15 level (age 60+)Family $25 levelPatron $35 levelContributor $50 levelSponsor $100 levelBest Friend $200 level

I/We would like to make an additional donation of $

I would like to participate in activities and projects sponsored by the Friends and be notified of meetings.

I am interested in helping with:
Book SalesMembershipPublicityMarketingFund-raising

Please submit the form and mail your payment to:
The Friends of the Bethel Public Library
189 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801