Friends of the Library

Become a Friend of East Providence Public LibraryFriends of the Library were recently honored by the Rhode Island Library Association  for their work and support of the East Providence Library

Collectors’ Corner

Looking for that rare book?  Take a look at the items available for sale from our Friend’s Collectors’ Corner here.    To make arrangements to see or purchase a book or to request photos, send an email to


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

Here are some of the available titles –

Alice in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll. NY: Nelson Doubleday, Inc. c1954. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Garden City Book Club Edition. 189 pp. Price: $5.

The Complete Works of O. Henry. William Sydney Porter. Doubleday, Page & Co., 1912. 12 volume set. Authorized edition. Leather trimmed with marbled end papers and gilt top. Price: $40.