Wednesday, May 17, 2017

We are holding a Book Discussion on Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly on Friday, June 2, at 11am. This discussion will be facilitated by Audrey Kupferberg of Amsterdam. Copies of the book are available at the library. This book discussion is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. It is sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and The Frothingham Free Library. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Thank you to everyone who donated baked goods, books and plants to our Book, Bake, & Plant Sale. Thank you to all the shoppers at our sale. A special thank you to The Kickin' Country Clover 4H group for the wonderful plants they grow for the library. We appreciate your support!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Spring sports season is upon us! Make your travels with your children more entertaining! Check out our new children's audio books...Word of Mouse, The Secret Garden, On the Banks of Plum Creek, Poet's Dog, Min's Island, Stuart Little, Mr. Popper's Penguins, and more!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

You shop. Amazon gives!

Did you know you are able to contribute to your library when shopping on Amazon? All you have to do is use your usual user name and password at and Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible Amazon Smile to the Frothingham Free Library!
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service!
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.
How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.
Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Thank you!

We would like to thank the Stewart's Holiday Match program for the very generous donation to our Summer Reading Program. A full list of summer programs will be available June 2nd. Registration for the Summer Reading Program begins on June 19th, with programming beginning on June 26th. The library appreciates Stewart's dedication to children in our community!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Don't forget how easy it is to download our Audiobooks and eBooks! These can be downloaded to your computer, mobile device or eBook reader, 24/7, anytime, anywhere you have wifi!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Please don't forget we accept used ink cartridges and cell phones for recycling. Just turn your old items in at our desk; we'll recycle it for you!