SWPL begins 'Summer Hours' effective May 25th. 
Saturday hours are now 9AM-1PM. The Library is closed on Sunday. Normal hours resume after Labor Day.

South Windsor Public Library

About the Friends of the South Windsor Public Library

The mission of Friends of SWPL is to support library activities, publicize library events and issues, and develops a supportive, informed group of library advocates and users. Here are some of the ways the Friends achieves its goals:

  • Suppling funding for programs, museum passes, equipment, cultural trips, and the development of new collections and services.
  • Contributing hospitality and volunteer support for a variety of library events.
  • Distributing welcome kits for South Windsor newborns through the Books for Babies program.
  • Purchasing a dictionary for every third grade student in South Windsor.
  • Dispensing scholarships for graduating South Windsor students.
  • Providing transportation of Kindergarten classes for library tours.

Contact Us

The Friends of the Library can be contacted via email by filling out this form or via their Facebook page.


The Friends of SWPL raise funds primarily through book sales, trips, and membership dues. The group also receives funds from foundations, memorial gifts, and grants. Please consider making a donation to the Friends if you are able!


Book Sale Donations

Donations to the Friends of the SWPL Book Sale are accepted providing the following:

  1. Donations must be boxed or bagged and placed inside the blue bins at the library entrances.
  2. Donations should be gently used books for children, youth, and adults in like-new condition, DVDs, music CDs, audio books, and puzzles.
  3. Encyclopedias, magazines, and textbooks will not be accepted.
  4. Please note: The Friends Book Sale is not a recycling facility for worn, damaged, and yellowed books. Books in poor condition can be recycled in the Town's single stream blue tipper barrels. 
  5. Special arrangements should be made for donations of several boxes of items. Send an email to ceperrill@aol.com to arrange for a scheduled drop off time.

Thank you for your donation to the Friends of the South Windsor Public Library!

Book Sale Hours
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
Tuesday 9:15AM - 6PM
Saturday 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Labor Day through Memorial Day weekend
Tuesday 9:15AM - 6PM
Saturday 10AM - 1PM

Friends Board 23-24

Executive Board Meetings

Meetings of the Friends Executive Board take place on the first Tuesday of each month at 1PM in the Board Room.

2023-24 Friends Officers
President Anne-Louise Fournier
Vice President   Cathy Perrill
Secretary Roselle Macdonald
Treasurer Catherine Belanger