Friends of Libby Library

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Library “Friends” Background

For more than 200 years “Friends” groups nationwide have served as connecting links between libraries and their communities. They plan educational programs for adults, teens, and children, volunteer at library events, raise funds for special projects and even lobby for local, state and national library legislation.

Maine has approximately 100 “Friends of the Library” groups throughout the state and an active state organization “Friends of Maine Libraries” (FOML) based at the Maine State Library in Augusta. (

Friends of Libby Library was organized in 2005.

Please join us!
Membership Application

The cost is minimal and the benefits are limited only by our imaginations.

Programs supported by Friends of Libby Library

  1. Summer reading program for children
  2. Family Fun Day
  3. Family and Teen Movie Nights
  4. Children’s Christmas Party
  5. New Books for the Library
  6. Special library events
  7. Libby Library Building Fund.

Book Shed

The Book Shed is an ongoing fundraiser run by the Friends of Libby Library of materials that have been withdrawn from library circulation and donations that have been so generously given by others. They have books, movies, puzzles and more.

Book Shed Hours: (weather permitting)
Tuesday thru Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday 10 am to 3 pm

Our Mission:
The purpose of Friends of Libby Library shall be to:
1) Support and advocate for Libby Memorial Library
2) Promote reading for education and enjoyment and
3) Enhance community appreciation for our town library.

Contributions of used or new books, CDs, & DVDs in good condition are welcome – with the exception of textbooks, magazines & encyclopedias.

Please drop off items during library business hours.

Welcome, the Friends meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 9:30 in the Libby Library Community Room (except July and September they meet on the 2nd Tuesday).

2019 End of Summer Book/Yard/Bake Sale

School Book Donations

Click here to check out the Journal Tribune article!