Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library

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


Friend's  Meeting Schedule

NO Meeting in December, next meeting will be Wednesday January 4th, 2017 3PM in the Riverview room.




WELCOME, The Friends wish a very warm welcome to Amy Wisehart who started on December 5th as the Library Director.  We have invited Amy to address the Friends at the January meeting, if possible please join us, Wednesday January 4, 2017  at 3PM for this chance to talk with Amy.


FRIENDS FUNDRAISER  During the month of January 2017,  for each Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag with the BLUE "Good Karma" message sold at the Hannaford store located at  225 High Street, Suite 1, Ellsworth ME,  The Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library will receive $1! 


BOOK SALES   The 2 day FALL BOOK SALE, Friday October 28 and Saturday October 29th raised $900. A special Thank You to the many volunteers who help during  the sale setup, work the sale and clean up after the book sale, as well as the Library Friend's who come out and purchase book. 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.   Currentlyt the next scheduled book sale is Saturday March 11th, 2017 from9AM-1PM on the Main Floor of the Library.  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 Winter programming is almost here,  New offerings will be posted in our Newsletter and on the Library web-site/Facebook Page.  Please remember this quality programming is only available and free because your donations made it happen.  In case of inclement weather Library closures will be posted on their Web-site and Facebook page.