Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library

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


Friend's  Meeting Schedule:

Our next meeting is cancled due to the Book Sale.  At the April meeting we voted to schedule future regular meetings to start at 3PM.  We don't hold an August meeting so the next regular meeting will be Wednesday September 5th at  3PM.  The 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.



News:: Summertime delights almost set for Summer 2018

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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.


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. 


SPRING BOOK SALE: We are pleased to announce the sale was a great success and made $1,061 during this three  day sale.   Thank you all who helped make this another great sale.



NEXT BOOKSALE:  booksaleIn the Riverview Room at the Library, Thursday August 9th, 4PM-7PM, Friday  August 10th, 9AM-4PM and Saturday August 11th, 9AM-1PM,  manyAdult and youth books for sale. 



2018 BOOKSALES:  We are plannng on another 3 day book sale which is scheduled for AUG 9-11,  more details will be published in the Friend's Newsletter and on this web-site.


  FRIEND'S LOGO TOTES FOR SALE We have a good 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, and at the book sale.


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 SPRING 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.