Friends of the Library

Friends of Patten Free Library
Holiday Raffle

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Tickets are $20 each or 3 for $50.

Only 125 tickets will be sold.

Tickets are available at the Patten Free Library and
Library Bookstore.

Drawing will be held on Friday, December 12.

All proceeds go to support the activities of the
Friends of Patten Free Library.


The Friends of Patten Free Library is an organization of volunteers whose purpose is to:

  • promote the resources and services of the Library
  • sponsor programs of general interest
  • generate financial support for the Library

Friends Annual Meeting

Friends Annual Meeting with Guest Author Barbara Walsh.










Membership is open to all adults. Meetings are held monthly, and annual dues are minimal.

Members of the Friends are responsible for:

  • producing the Annual Heritage Days Used Book Sale
  • staffing the library bookstore
  • planning additional fund raising efforts, programs and social events throughout the year

~ all for the benefit of the Library.

Joining the Friends of PFL is a wonderful way to meet new people, work on enjoyable and worthwhile projects and support one of the jewels of our community. As a private, non-profit organization, Patten Free Library is always in need of additional funding. Helping in this endeavor provides the Friends with many rewarding experiences.

The leadership is composed of a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, elected on an annual basis in the fall for a term of one year.

2013/14 Officers
President:          Julie Rice
Vice President:   Bronda Niese
Secretary:          Mary Swain
Treasurer:          Liz McCurdy

How can you join the Friends?

Pick up a membership form at the Library, the library bookstore, or print the online form. Return the completed form with your dues ($10 for individual, $15 for family) either by dropping it off or by mailing it to The Friends of PFL, 33 Summer St., Bath, ME 04530.

Please check out this page or the Friends bulletin board near the front desk for announcements.