Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library

Ellsworth Public Library · 20 State Street · Ellsworth, Maine 04605 · (207)-667-6363


Friend's  Meeting Schedule:

 Next meeting will then be Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 3PM.  Looks like we will not have a March meeting but will have a book sale on Saturday March 9th.



GENERAL:  At the January meeting today we approved the Library's 2019 monetary request for $7,600 for the coming year, $700 more than 2018.      NEWS FLASH:  A new BOOK SALE scheduled for Satrurday, Jan 19, 2019 9AM-1PM on the main floor of the Library.


ongoing BOOK SALES:   If you need a book and cannot wait till the next sale, please check out our book sale rack next to the circulation desk, a larger rack means an expanded selection of books are available for purchase whenever the library is open, books at the low price of $1.00 or less.    Donation of clean books are being accepted.  Please bring books to the Library during normal operating hours.  Thank you for your support. 


JANUARY BOOK SALE: We are pleased to announce the sale was a great success and took in $380 during this one day sale.   Thank you all who helped make this another great sale.



NEXT BOOKSALE:  On the Main Floor at the Library, the next sale is set for Saturday March 9,  2019, 9AM till 1PM, good books , gardening and selected subject areas and youth books. 



2019 BOOKSALES:  We are plannng FIVE book sales in 2019, the above mentioned one day sales in January and March, Then two full 3 day sales May 2-4, and then August 8-10 and a single day sale on November 2nd.  We may add addional sales if the book supply is strong.  More details will be published in the Friend's Newsletter and on this web-site as we get near the sales.


FRIEND'S LOGO TOTES FOR SALE The new supply of GREEN book totes on order have arrived, please check them out, and if you like them please purchase one for yourself and remember they do make wonderful gifts.  Totes are for sale at the Circulation desk during normal Library hours, and at the book sales.


Welcome Friends!

The Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library are community members working on behalf of the library to raise funds and increase community involvement in the library.



Volunteers always have a splendid time at the book sale. Thank You to all who participated in these events because through your participation we raise funding for the many programs not funded by the city.  If you can volunteer but were not called please leave a name and phone number at the circulation desk or get it touch with Melanie Zador.



Program Schedule:


TheFall/Winter programming is just starting, the schedule is included in our newsletter, and on the Librarys website.    Please remember this quality programming is only available and free because your donations make it happen.  In case of inclement weather Library closures will be posted on their Web-site and Facebook page.