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217 Windham Center Road, Windham, Maine 04062

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Friends of the Windham Public Library

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The Friends of the Windham Public Library was organized in 1972 and is a voluntary organization.  The purpose of the Friends is “to promote interest in and welfare of the Windham Public Library as a cultural and educational study/research center.”  Summer Reading Programs, special events and programs, and some new equipment are funded by the Friends to supplement the library budget.  Annual dues are payable in June.  Meetings are held in the library meeting room on the second Thursday of every month except July, August, and December.

Becoming a member is easy! Just fill out a form and send in your membership fee.

Membership Categories
Individual    $5.00
Family    $10.00
Business   $10.00

Forms are available at the library, or print out our brochure here and send it to

Friends of the Windham Public Library
c/o Windham Public Library
217 Windham Center Road
Windham, ME 04062

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The annual Friends of the Windham Public Library Book and Bake Sale is a popular event.  The proceeds go to the Friends of WPL, and consequently benefit the library (as mentioned above). Although still going by the traditional title of “Book Sale”, folks may also find movies, audiobooks, and music on hand.  All ages and most genres are represented, and the Book Sale coordinator has everything organized to make browsing easy.  The “Bake Sale” items are an assortment of homemade goodies, baked and donated by local volunteers.  A special “Friday night preview” fundraiser is held every year as well: for $10 per person entering the door, folks get first peek-and-purchase of the Book Sale items.  The Saturday sale is always free for anyone to attend. The sales take place in the library.  See the library calendar for the dates in November.

(subject to change)
All hardcover books are $2.00
Most paperbacks are $1.00, with select children’s paperbacks $.50 (cents)
CDs and DVDs are $2.00
Other items as marked

For information about donating materials for the sale, click here

For more information about the Book Sale, contact Laurel T. Parker via email or at 207-892-1908

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