Friends of the Library

Who are the Friends of the Library?

The Friends sponsor the Museum Passes,  special library programs, and other projects through book sales and membership dues. Recently they purchased the storage shed in the corner of the Weaver parking lot. The Friends are an invaluable support to your community library.Annual dues are just $5 per person! Please consider joining.  To join,

Never ending book sale shelves
Never Ending Book Sale



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!


Spring Book Sale

The Spring Book Sale at Weaver Library will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 from 1 to 5 p.m. Friends members are invited to a special preview sale for members only on Thursday, April 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join at the door for $5 per person annual membership fee for the first chance to buy the best books. There are thousands of books, sorted in more than 50 categories, on easy to access bookshelves. For your convenience, hardcover and soft cover novels are sorted in alphabetical order by author, so you can easily find your favorites. Shelves are stocked continually during the four-day sale. Pay by cash or check only. Sponsored by Friends of the East Providence Public Library. Proceeds benefit library programs, including museum passes, special concerts and events.



Never-Ending Book Sale

The Never-Ending Book Sale at Weaver and Riverside Libraries is open whenever the libraries are open. The Friends of the East Providence Public Library stock the ongoing book sales at the libraries with gently used selections weekly, so there is always something different on the shelves.
Come see what’s new at Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence and at the Riverside branch at 475 Bullocks Point Avenue. You will find a wide range of hard and soft cover fiction and non-fiction titles for $1. Pocket-size paperbacks are 50¢. Children’s and young adult books are also 50¢. Selections can be brought to the Welcome Desk for purchase. All proceeds benefit library programs and activities.


Collectors’ Corner

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

We have the following list of items for sale: