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

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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

2016 Book Sale: Preview Night! Thursday,  May 5th, 6-8 pm  $10 entry fee for first selection Friday, May 6th  1– 5pm Saturday, May 7th  9am – 1pm 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 …

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Bake Sale

Bake Sales

The Friends host three Bake Sales a year, raising an average of $1500 for Library programs. June Voting Day Lanternfest (August) November Election Day We seek volunteers to make calls, bake goods, and work at the table. FMI: Contact Emily Loiselle via email.  

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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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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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