Spelling Bee (ages 16+)

Register your team today!

Join us for an exhilarating evening of wordsmithery at the Patten Free Library’s 2024 Spelling Bee fundraiser! Open to participants ages 16 and above, this event promises a lively competition where teams of 2-4 spellers showcase their linguistic prowess. Support our community and literacy initiatives while enjoying a spellbinding night of friendly rivalry and intellectual camaraderie. Tickets on sale April 8, 2024.

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Radical Generosity

Practice Radical Generosity on GivingTuesday (November 30)

Citizen across the globe are invited to participate in a day of Radical Generosity on November 30, 2021.  What is radical generosity?  It’s the idea that giving is more than charitable, it’s an affirmation of human solidarity.  Consider an act of Radical Generosity towards Patten Free Library: 

  • Make Change For Patten
  • Make a Donation via our secure online donation portal
  • Create a Facebook Fundraiser to support books, programs, Homebound Delivery Service, and community connection.  Facebook will be matching $8,000,000.00 in donations on GivingTuesday! Learn more here.
  • Help us turn Bottles into Books – Donate via “CLYNK To Give”  Sign into your account and donate part or all of your balance to Patten Free Library
  • Visit our pop-up Book Exchange on Giving Tuesday – all extra books will be donated to the library bookstore, operated by Friends of Patten Free Library
  • Explore Volunteer Opportunities
  • Write a letter to your City Councilors or Board of Selectmen to let them know how important the library is for our community.  
  • Shop using AmazonSmile and designate Patten Free Library as your charitable organization of choice. 

 

Purchase a PFL Sea Bags Tote

Purchase this limited-edition bag to tote your books, beach gear, groceries, personal effects, etc. 15% of the proceeds support Patten Free Library. Learn more here.

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