Friends of the Library

What are the Friends of the Library?

Never ending book sale shelves
Never Ending Book Sale

The Friends sponsor the Museum Passes, special library programs, and live music and performances for the Weaver Library Farmers’ Market through book sales and Friends’ membership dues The Friends are an invaluable support to your community library.

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


Spring Book Sale

The Spring Book Sale at Weaver Library will be held Friday and Saturday, April 8 & 9, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. Friends members are invited to a special preview sale for members only on Thursday, April 7 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. Thousands of books, sorted in 50 categories, on easy to access bookshelves. For your convenience, hardcover and paperback novels are sorted in alpha order by author, so you can easily find your favorites. 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.

A Taste of Spring Raffle

Raffle tickets are available at Weaver and Riverside

RAFFLE POSTER Ap 2022 A Taste of Spring


Never-Ending Book Sale

The Never-Ending Book Sale has resumed once again at Weaver and Riverside Libraries. 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,

The Never-Ending Book Sale is held during library hours 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 or 3 for $1. Children’s and young adult books are $.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 four lists of books available for sale