Upcoming Events

Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime: Bring your children to storytime, this one geared towards children ages 0-4. Families in all forms are welcome at Family Storytime. Children will engage with parents or caregivers through stories, song and rhyme. Following storytime, families are invited to stay and visit with [...]
1:00 pm Make Your Own Gifts 4: Felted St...
Make Your Own Gifts 4: Felted St...
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
In our final Make Your Own Gifts workshop we will be recycling old wool sweaters, shirts, and blankets into beautiful holiday ornaments and stockings. Please register for this workshop at the library or call 647-2472. Templates will be available, but please bring any old wool [...]

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