Mission Statement

It is the mission of the the Ashby Free Public Library to provide free and equal access to meet the informational, educational, and cultural needs of the community in order to support lifelong learning.

Ashby Free Public Library Staff

  • Mary Murtland, Director
  • Jaclyn Quigley, Library Assistant
  • Catherine Foster, Library Assistant
  • JoAnn Pierce, Library Assistant
  • Erin Testagrossa, Library Assistant
  • Miranda Martin, Library Page
  • Gabriel Blake, Library Page

Ashby Free Public Library Board of Trustees

According to the bylaws, there are nine members of the Board of Trustees:

  • John Mickola, Vice Chair
  • Michelle Thomas, Chair
  • Claire Lavin, Secretary
  • Roberta Flashman,┬áTreasurer
  • Dwight Horan
  • Bill Pineda
  • Anne P. Manney
  • Dave Jordan
  • Angela Jack

Regular Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The public is welcome to attend our regular board meetings.

If you would like additional information, please ask a member of the Library Board of Trustees. We are happy to answer your questions.

Ashby Free Public Library Volunteers

All volunteers are welcome to apply and should be a minimum of 13 years of age.

Our library is providing you with:

  • Books on CD
  • DVDs and Videos
  • Music CDs
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Magazines and Periodicals
  • Large Print Collection
  • Guest Performers
  • Museum Passes and Discounts
  • Community Meeting Room
  • Quiet Study Room
  • Inter-library loan
  • and Books