Friends of the Library

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Fall Book Sale

Save the date! Our Fall Book Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 & 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Weaver Library. Friends members are invited to a special preview sale for members only on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join at the door for $5 per person annual membership fee.

Collector’s Corner

Looking for that rare book?  Take a look at the items available for sale from our Friend’s Collectors Corner 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,  annual 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 annual book sale 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.

Click here for the entire list – Collectors Corner 

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


Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll. New York: Duffield & Co., 1908. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby. Mauve cloth boards with white lettering. 11 color plate illustrations and inset on front cover. Price: $60

For Whom the Bell Tolls. Ernest Hemmingway. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1940. Price: $10

The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-Day. Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, 1874. Hartford City,Indiana: American Publishing Co. Only novel Twain wrote with a collaborator. Dark brownembossed cloth, gilt title and decoration on cover. No writing or marks. Slight water mark on appendix pages. Price: $60


The Legend of Electric Boat:Serving the Silent Service. Jeffrey L. Rodengen. USA: Write StuffSyndicate, 1994. The origins and evolution of the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines. In original shrink wrap, torn in spots. Price: $15


Mein Kampf. Adolph Hitler. Munich: Zentralvelag der NSDAP, 1935. In German. Dark blue coverwith swastika encircled by wreath, topped by eagle. Inscribed presentation. Price: $75