Upcoming Events

11:00 am Bats! With the Maine Center for ...
Bats! With the Maine Center for ...
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Maine Center for Wildlife will join us to talk about bats!. Discover the amazing brown bat and learn what you can do to help save them. This program will be held in the children’s department and all ages are welcome.Email
3:00 pm Bookies Book Group
Bookies Book Group
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Open to all.  The title for the January 25th meeting is A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. The title for the February 22nd meeting is Sycamore Row by John Grisham. The title for the March 22nd meeting is The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner. [...]

Friends of the Library

FabFriendsPhotoThe Friends of the Bridgton Public Library invite you to join them in their various activities and fundraising efforts on behalf of the library. The Friends meet at 9:00am on the second Tuesday of the month at the library. New members are always welcome.

To join the Friends, stop by the library or mail the completed application form and contribution to: Friends of the Bridgton Public Library, 1 Church St., Bridgton ME 04009. Membership year runs July 1 – June 30. Please make checks payable to the Friends of Bridgton Public Library.

We are members of Friends of Maine Libraries and through that organization work to improve all libraries in Maine.

Some examples of the Friends’ support of the library include

  • Annual summer used book sale
  • Bottle redemption program — Label your bag of returnables with Bridgton Public Library and drop them off at the Redemption Center on Nulty Street.
  • Ongoing book sale in the library — opposite the circulation desk
  • Programs and events
  • Purchase of museum passes
  • Purchase of public access computers and equipment
  • Helping the library staff with special projects
  • Volunteer activities such as shelf-reading, maintaining library scrapbooks, book delivery
  • Staff appreciation holiday party

For more information, attend a meeting, review our brochure, or email bridgtonlibraryfriends@gmail.com