Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library

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

 

Friend's  Meeting Schedule:

Our  Annual meeting is Oct 3rd at 3PM, it will be an afternoon tea with light refreshments.  If you are so inclined feel free to bring your favorite tea cup or mug.  SPECIAL EVENT  On Tuesday October 23, 2018 at 8AM the Library Staff and Board of Trustees will hold a Friend's Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in the Riverview Room at the Library, all Friends Volunteers are welcome.  The November meeting is cancled due to the coseness of the Appreciation event and the November book sale.  We will decorate the Library on Monday November 26, at 5PM.  Decorating work detail is followed with a sharing of light snacks and socialization, best part is we are done by7PM.  We have elected not to have a December meeting, so we then meet Wednesday January 2, 2019 at 3PM to discuss the Library Request for funding and upcoming Friends Events in the New Year.

 

 

News: SPECIAL EVENT  On Tuesday October 23, 2018 at 8AM the Library Staff and Board of Trustees will hold a Friend's Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in the Riverview Room at the Library, all Friends Volunteers are welcome.

 

 

 

GENERAL:  At the January meeting we approved a Library monetary request for $6,900 for the coming year, just $400 more than 2017.  Additionally we approved a Library proposed project to purchase a large screen TV and associated electronics to be installed in the Riverview room.  We are using money raised a few years ago when we were a partner in the annual Rotary Auction to pay for the $1500 system, and should be installed soon.

 

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. 

 

AUGUST BOOK SALE: We are pleased to announce the sale was a great success and made $1,650.  during this three  day sale.   Thank you all who helped make this another great sale.

 

 

NEXT BOOKSALE:  booksaleOn the Main Floor at the Library, Saturday November 3rd, 9AM till 1PM, holiday books, good books for gifting will be available at the sale as well as selected subject areas and youth books. 

 

 

2019 BOOKSALES:  We are plannng to set the dates at the October Meeting,  more details will be published in the Friend's Newsletter and on this web-site.

 

  FRIEND'S LOGO TOTES FOR SALE We have a new supply of the book totes aon order and arriving shortly 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.

 

Volunteer

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.