Friends of the Library


Become a Friend of East Providence Public Library

Fall Book Sale

Save the date! Our Fall Book Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, September 30 and October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, October 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Weaver Library. Members of the Friends are invited to a special preview sale for members only on Thursday, September 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join at the door for $5 per person annual membership fee.

Collectors’ Corner

Looking for that rare book?  Take a look at the items available for sale from our Friend’s new Collectors’ Corner here and here.  Scroll down to take a look at some of the books.


What are the Friends of EPPL?

The Friends support special library services including family programs, toys and games for the Children’s Room, Spring and Fall book sales and the very popular Museum Passes.

Annual dues are just $5 per person! Please consider joining.

The Friends sponsor the museum passes through our book sales and Friends’ membership dues. They are an invaluable support to your community library.

Any East Providence patron can check out various passes at Weaver Library or through the Event Keeper Calendar.


To join, please mail your check made out to “Friends of the Library”

East Providence Public Library
Attn: Friends of EPPL

41 Grove Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

Thank You!


Collectors’ Corner

You will find here some of the books that have been selected by Friends as special or collectible from among those donated. As with our seasonal sales and ongoing book sale, all proceeds benefit the East Providence Public Library.

To make arrangements to see or purchase a book or to request photos, send an email to


1 is One. Tasha Tudor. NY: Oxford University Press, 1956. First edition with dust jacket. Recipient of 1957 Caldecott Honors. Price: $30

The Sistene Chapel: A Glorious Restoration. Hugh Abrams Publ., 1992. Detailed descriptions and 312 illustrations, including 293 color plates, chronicling the 9-year restoration of Michaelangelo’s frescoes. Price: $20