Join the Friends
The 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 1:00pm 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 attached 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 sales
- Bottle redemption program — Label your bag of returnables with Bridgton Public Library and drop them off at the Redemption Center on Nutty Street.
- Ongoing book sale in the library — downstairs
- Programs and events
- Purchase of museum passes for library patrons’ use
- Purchase of public access computers and equipment
- Books-On-Wheels delivery to the homebound
- Helping the library staff with special projects
- Volunteer activities such as shelf-reading, maintaining library scrapbooks, book delivery
- Involvement in community literacy projects
- Staff appreciation holiday party