Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to meet the needs of our community members. We have expanded many of our programs and services, and introduced new ones, as we adapt to the changing world around us. Whether you’re a business owner, a library user, or a Midcoast summer resident, when you support Patten Free Library you are impacting the lives of the 15,000+ community members.

Businesses who support the library are offered extensive sponsorship and marketing opportunities through our Business Supporter program. No gift is too small to start making an impact with your business today.

Donors who give $5000 or more to our Endowment are eligible to join our exclusive John Patten Society. Members of JPS will have their names engraved on a plaque and receive invitations to exclusive events. View our current John Patten Society members.

There are many ways to support Patten Free Library. Choose an option below that is best for you and make your gift today.


Samantha L. Ricker, Development Director

Patten Free Library is a 501c3 nonprofit with tax ID 01-0211539.

Click here to learn more about our funding model.