The Friends are committed to raising funds for the Library.  Below are our traditional fundraisers.  Special Fundraisers will be announced as they are planned.

Interested in volunteering?  Contact Cari Quater at 384-2958 or

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eBay Fundraiser

Who would think that over $20,000 could have been raised from donations of items “smaller than a breadbox”? That is what has happened in less than five years and has been a major contributor to the Building Fund for the new library. The Capital Campaign Committee is extremely grateful for the time and efforts of …

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Book Sale

The Friends’ Annual Book Sale has provided funds for the Library for years!  This fundraiser takes place in early May. The 2015 Book Sale raised over $2,000 for Library Programs. We seek volunteers to set-up, take donations, and clean-up. FMI: Karen Eger at 384-3308 or

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Bake Sale

Bake Sales

The Friends host 3 Bake Sales a year: -June Voting Day -Lanternfest (August) -November Election Day We seek volunteers to make calls, bake goods, and work at the table. FMI: Contact Cari Qater at 384-2958 or  

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Strawberry Festival

The Friends are always at the Strawberry Festival!  We provide information about Library Programs, hold a facepainting fundraiser, and ask visitors to take a guess at “how many jellybeans are in the jar” to win a free book! We seek volunteers for two-hour stints to represent the Friends at our booth, and volunteers to support …

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Blossoms for Books

The Blossoms for Books Garden Tour is the Saturday after the 4th of July.  It features 8-10 private South Berwick area gardens. We seek gardeners that wish to share their gardens, volunteers to set-up, and volunteers to work at the gardens. FMI: Contact Karen Benoit at

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Pewter Ornaments

Each year, the Friends celebrate the holidays with a new South Berwick landmark cast in pewter.  The ornaments are made by Hampshire Pewter. Do you have a favorite landmark to nominate for an ornament?  Contact Bridget Pote at Click on the Images below to purchase an ornament via Paypal.  Ornaments are also available at the …

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Annual Appeal

The Friends of South Berwick Library conducts an Annual Fund Drive in the fall for support of the Library and its programs. Now that we have a big and beautiful space, there are expanded opportunities for the Friends of the Library to support services and programs. The Friends will continue to raise money to help sustain a …

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