PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK AWARDS $2,500 TO SOUTH BERWICK LIBRARY
People’s United Bank, announced on March 13, 2013 that it has awarded $2,500 to Friends of the South Berwick Library.
Sam Ladd, Vice Chairman of People’s United Bank in Southern Maine, called public libraries “a resource for townspeople of all ages. This is an important project that will…Read more...
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — It takes a brave and creative person to climb up 25 feet of scaffolding to paint on a surface over one's head.
But local artist Gordon Carlisle did just that for two weeks earlier this month as he scaled the metal frames to match up the artwork on two panels of the ceiling of the town's new library.
Well, the library isn't…Read more...
The Friends of South Berwick Library conducts an Annual Fund Drive 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. While the Capital Campaign continues to raise funds to furnish the building, the Friends will carry on with raising…Read more...
The Friends of the Library celebrated the opening of the renovated Great Hall with a donor reception on September 27, 2012.
People who once prayed at St. Michael’s Church, community members who donated money to build a library there, and workers who renovated the historic building were among the 175 people who filled the former sanctuary to celebrate…Read more...
The Ebay Committee has raised $12,000 with Your Help! They are committed to keep listing- and need more items!
We are so impressed that the Ebay Committee (Charlene Belliveau, Sally Hunter, Janet Gaudette) has reached- and exceeded- their goal of raising $10,000 for the Capital Campaign!
Of course, none of that would have been possible without your help. So many of you…Read more...
On August 27, 2012, The Friends of South Berwick Library was pleasantly surprised to receive this message from Greg Paxton, MP ED, "I am writing to inform you that Maine Preservation’s Executive Board recently voted to highlight the South Berwick Library as a positive example on Maine’s Most Endangered Historic Resources list of 2012. While the building is not imminently…Read more...
Lobster Rolls for the Library: South Berwick-Eliot Rotary raised funds for the new South Berwick Library by selling lobster rolls at South Berwick’s Strawberry Festival in June.
Rotarians Deb Decolfmacker and Wes Kennedy present a check for $1594. to Patti Mitchem, Capital Campaign Chair and Karen Eger, Library Director.
A $50,000 grant last week from the…
Congratulations to Carol Higgins for winning the Rockport Rafffle!
The raffle raised over $500 for the Building Fund!
Take a chance on this Summer's Raffle to benefit the Building Fund- A Getaway to Rockport, Maine! Great for couples or for families!Read more...
The South Berwick Library celebrated reaching $500,000 in fundraising for the bUilding Fund at the Annual Book Sale in June. The Friends welcomed residents to an Open House inside the Great Hall, where the Book Sale was held.
By Suanne Laurent, Seacoast Online
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The Great Hall was filled with rows of all genres of books and other media Saturday at…
It’s not just residents who have stepped up to help build the new South Berwick Public Library. Several local businesses have made significant donations to the project in the belief that a vibrant library creates a better community for business.
“Although my husband, Gary, and I do not live in South Berwick, I do earn my living in this wonderful town and we believe it is…Read more...
Salmon Falls Nursery & Landscaping Donates New Landscaping for South Berwick's new Public Library
Longtime Local Firm Gives Back to Community and Honors Local Residents
Salmon Falls Nursery and Landscaping helped the South Berwick Public Library beautify its new location this spring with its generous donation of a new landscaping design and installation. The company’s…Read more...
Maine Author’s Publishing Presents:
South Berwick Summer Book Bash
Saturday June 30 10:00-1:00
At the South Berwick Public Library 27 Young Street’’
An eclectic mix of writers offers Maine stories from multiple genres, including fiction, nonfiction, memoir, mystery, poetry and children’s. George Rosol, Deborah Gould, Carol Glover, David Morse, John Cobb,…Read more...
Friday, June 15th 6:30pm-8:30pm at MHS
This is Marty's SECOND Benefit Show for the New Library!
The first show raised over $1200 for the Building Fund!
Advance tickets available now for$10 Adult / $5 Student http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/247390
Tickets will be available at the SB Library on May 15th
Tickets also available at the door- $12 Adults & $5…Read more...
Brad Fletcher, history teacher at Berwick
Courtesy photo. Article published Apr 17, 2012 Fosters Daily Democrat
South Berwick historian urges support for public library
Now Open on Young St.
The South Berwick Public Library has completed a move from the historic Jewett Eastman House on Portland Street to 27 Young Street with the help ofover 50 volunteers who worked in concert with South Berwick resident AlanBouffard of Bekin Interstate Moving & Storage. Volunteers loaded books onto rolling carts and unloaded them onto shelves in their…
Public Invited to View New Library Construction Progress!
As construction of the new public library proceeds in South Berwick, the public is being invited to celebrate and observe the progress at a gathering 7 to 8 pm Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Young Street site.
Town councilors, Town Manager Perry Ellsworth and members of the Friends of the South Berwick…
The Capital Campaign Steering Committee is happy to report that the Campaign is progressing well, even in this challenging economy. We continue to quietly and diligently focus on raising the majority of our $1 million dollar goal before entering "The Year of the Library."
During 2012 you will hear increasingly more about the Campaign. It is a great pleasure for the…Read more...