Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library

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


Next Meeting

The next Monthly meeting is Wednesday September 7th, 2016 at 7PM in the Riverview Room at the Library. We will be discussing the summer Book sale, possible fall mini sales and the annual meeting.  The next scheduled meeting will be on Wednesday October 5th Potluck Dinner at 6pM, meeting at 7PM in the Riverview Room of the Library. 




PET SHOW  The pet show is set for Saturday July 16th at 1000, Friends will be handing out Animal Crackers and Lemonade. 


BOOK SALES  The April book sale, which ended on Saturday April 23rd Raised $1130.  Thank you to all the volunteers and the many loyal patrons who make these sales such a great success.  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. 


 A full blown 3 day Book sale is set for August 11 through the 13th in the Riverview room.   Thursday August 11th, Set-up at noon, SALE from 4PM-7PM.  Friday August 12th, SALE from 9AM-4PM and Saturday August 13th, SALE 9AM-1PM Cleanup1PM-2PM.  We will be offering some books of higher value at a slightly higher price during he August sale.  Donations of books in good condition are always welcome; please just leave them at the Library during normal hours.

LIBRARY COOKBOOK  The New Library cookbook are for sale at the Library for $5.   Sale of the cookbook will benefit the Building expansion Fund. Contribute toward a good cause, acquire a good cookbook at a reasonable price, and try some new foods using recipes by the staff and the community of the Ellsworth Public Library.



 FRIEND'S LOGO TOTES FOR SALE We just replenished our supply of the Blue totes and they are still $10, so please purchase one for yourself and remember they do make wonderful gifts., totes are for sale at the Circulation desk during normal Library hours.


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:


The summer programming is being arranged now.  New offerings will be posted on the Library web-site/Facebook Page.  Please remember this quality programming is only available and free because your donations made it happen.