About Us


The purpose of the Friends of the Morse Institute Library is to bring together interested persons
to promote the recognition and use of the Institute, to support the Institute both financially
and intellectually as a center of cultural, educational, and recreational activity, and to encourage
involvement in community affairs and activities.

Steering Committee

President Carol Gloff
Treasurer Donna Freedman
Secretary Barbara Sanchez
Member at Large Karen Cakebread
Member at Large Michelle Dalzell
Member at Large Terri Evans
Library Liaison Jason Homer

What We Do

Sponsor passes to area museums
Sponsor the Speed Read program
Sponsor various library programs for children, teens and adults
Sponsor the National Library Week program
Sponsor the Natick Days mini-golf event
Sponsor the annual Library Staff Appreciation Lunch
Provide Welcome Packets for new library patrons
Sort and organize donated books
Manage and staff 3 two-day book sales annually
Conduct various member development mailings
Maintain this website
Maintain our member database
Support the bookmobile
Underwrite many library enhancements that would otherwise be unaffordable
Work with library staff and trustees on the state-mandated Strategic Plan