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Support the Library

On Christmas Day 1873, the Morse Institute Library was dedicated to be “of use and benefit to all the inhabitants of Natick.” Since then, through economic uncertainty and plenty, our doors have remained open. We owe it all to the generosity and foresight of our benefactor, Mary Ann Morse, and those guided by her spirit throughout the years.

With your support, we’ll carry on, changing and growing, while honoring our tradition of supporting lifelong learning for all of Natick.

Many Ways to Help

  • Donate to the Annual Fund
    You may make a cash gift that will help purchase new books and materials for readers and listeners of all ages. Ask if your company (or your spouse’s) offers a matching gift program.
  • Make a Bequest by Will
    Talk to your estate planner about designating a gift to the library.
  • Purchase a Gift Book
    Remember someone you love or celebrate a special occasion by purchasing a Gift Book.
  • Join the Friends of the Library
    This all volunteer, non-profit organization serves to promote the recognition and use of the Morse Institute Library through sponsoring special programs like the museum passes and Speed Reads collection.
  • Share Your Thoughts
    Let your Town Meeting members know what the library means to you and our community.
  • Sponsor a Collection
    To learn how you can help enhance a particular collection—such as children’s pictures books, eBooks for all ages, or large-print titles for adults—please contact Marie Nardi at 508-647-6524 or

To learn more about these options, please contact Marie Nardi at 508-647-6524 or

Did You Know…?

Non-municipal support funds:

  • 40% of new books and materials
  • Programs for all ages
  • Summer reading activities for grades K–12
  • Sunday hours and summer Saturday hours