It is the aim of the Friends to:

Become a Friend

The Friends of Hamilton Public Libraries Association Inc. are part of the wider Library family and their support enables the Libraries to flourish and grow. Join the Friends and with your annual subscription, meet like-minded people, receive invitations to special events and enjoy a range of discounts and concessions.


Photo of some of the Friends of the Library at Te Manawa Library, Massey, November 2020.

Friends group at Te Manawa Library, Massey, November 2020

Membership privileges

There are many benefits associated with membership including:


What does it cost to be a Friend?

Individual (waged)    






(rates as of 1 April 2022)


Membership form

To join the Friends please complete our membership form


For more information contact the Treasurer:

David Foreman

28A Nixon Street

Hamilton 3216

Phone: (07) 856 1132



What the Friends' funds are used for

The Friends of the Library help raise funds to purchase resources and support the Libraries’ Homebound Service. By becoming a Friend, your generous support will assist in the promotion and support of Hamilton City Libraries.


Friends' Committee members

Edwin Clarke, Carol Jarman, Joan Gibbons, David Foreman, Jean Dorrell, Dee Holmes, Adrian Tyghe, Sue Edmonds.

To contact the Friends, please email: