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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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