Friends of the Saxton B. Little Free Library

Please note: The Friends of the Saxton B. Little Library are an independent organization separate from the Library, whose mission is to support the Library. The Friends of the Saxton B. Little Library are officially incorporated and a non-profit organization. Your non-membership donations will now be tax-deductible.



The Friends of the Library can always use a hand!

If you have some time and would like to help a good cause and support the Library – We Need You!

FOL is particularly looking for someone who might be interested in managing Online Sales, keeping order in the Chapel, and working at book sales.

 Join the Friends! New members always welcome!
(Membership term is July 1st – June 30)

Membership Levels
Eugene O’Neil $5
Daniel Webster $15
Harriet Beecher Stowe $25
Mark Twain $50 or more

Checks should be made payable to: Friends of Saxton B. Little Library 

Book Sales 

Chapel on the Green (next to the library), Route 87, Columbia, CT

Upcoming Book Sales

November 10-12, 2023
February 9-11, 2024
May 17-19, 2024

*subject to change*

On-going Sale in the Book Nook during Library hours
little gems or bestsellers; you never know what you’ll find on the sale racks…
Hardcover & Trade Paperbacks $2.00 – Paperbacks $1.00 – Children’s Hardcover $1.00 Paperback $0.25

Support the Friends… Support the Library!

  • Annual membership
  • Donate used books
  • Help set up or work at quarterly book sales
  • Join a working committee!

Monies received from the Friends of the Library donations fund the following:

  • Museum Passes
  • Adult Programs
  • Children’s programs
  • Materials
  • Access to state wide catalog

FOL Meeting Dates
*subject to change*

  • October 25, 2023 @ 10:00am – General Quarterly Meeting
  • January 24, 2024 @ 10:00am – General Quarterly Meeting / Postcard Mailing
  • March 6, 2024 @ 10:00am – General Quarterly Meeting / Membership Mailing Meeting / National Library Week Planning
  • April 3, 2024 @ 6:45pm – Book Sorters/Sales Meeting
  • May 1, 2024 @ 10:00am – General Quarterly Meeting & Membership Drive Mailing

The Friends of the Library are always looking for active volunteers, particularly to help with book sale events.

If you are interested in becoming more involved with the Friends of the Library, please let the Library know and they will pass along the information to get you started!

Or, you can email the Friends at: