SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

WELCOME! Thank you for supporting the Friends.

Our next virtual meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9am. Please email director@edgartownlibrary.org for the Zoom link. 

Read our 2019 annual appeal letter. 

We hope you will consider supporting the Friends by following this secure link:

The Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library is an association of volunteers who support the Library and its programs, and promote the use of the Library as a vital community resource. You may become a member of the Friends at any time -- dues are $25 annually. You may click on the Support link above to sign up, or stop by the library for a Membership Application.

Please follow this link to contact us. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Please consider supporting us with your purchases on Amazon Smile! Visit https://smile.amazon.com and select "Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library" to support library programming.

Executive Officers:

David Ignacio, President
Joan Dunayer, Vice President
Carol Swiech, Secretary
Adele Dreyer, Treasurer
Cornelia Hurst, Membership

Executive Committee Member: 
Patricia Correia


Up to $99    
Richard Akerley Cornelia Hurst Jean Tatelbaum
Barbara Almquist David Ignacio The Cardboard Box
Josephine Angevin Donna Javier Susan Trani
Ellie Bates Rafe Jenney Joan Verdaguer
Marcia Beeman Donna and Steve Kelleher Sarah Wenner
Janice Belisle Sarah Kernochan Dick and Trudy Williams
Cynthia Bonnell Patricia Knapp Anne Williamson
Jean Brennan Robert Knight Sharon Willoughby
Tim and Laura Bryan Kathleen Lavieri Vivian Zeytoonjian
Ann Burritt Sami Lawler  
Elizabeth Campbell Cathy Lewis  
Sue Carroll Ellen Lewis  
Katherine Caso Nancy Lotz  
Margaret Chirgwin Cynthia MacDonald-Smith  
Norma Costain Deb MacInnis  
Shirley Craig John Mackenty  
Alice DeLana William Marane  
Mary Ellen Descheneaux Francis McDermott  
Adele Dreyer Stephen Miller  
Dorothy Dropick Kenneth and Pamela Monahan  
Joan Dunayer George Moseman  
Richard Fligor David Nash  
Herb Foster Michelle O'Grady  
Jennifer Fournier Michael Palladino  
Catherine Francis Barbara Phillips  
Susan and Joel Freedman Mary Regan  
Donna Gazaille Anne Roberge  
Margaret Gildea Debby Rosenthal  
Benjamin Hall Donna Ross  
Joyce Hall Helen Salamone  
George and Kathleen Haubner Linda Shapiro  
Charles Hodge Thomas Sharkey  
Fletcher Hodges Jay and Janet Sigler  
Norma Holmes Beth Smith  
$100 to $199 $200 to $499  
Judith Addazio Elizabeth Benedict  
Kenneth Armstead Coogan Family  
Jay Bresnahan Patricia Correia  
Judith Bruguiere James and Martha Fanelli  
Mary Jane Carpenter Marcia Fenn  
Dorothy Chaffee Gabrielle Hirschfeld  
John Cooper Madelon Holder and Gisela Wielki
Ann Creamer Island Grove Residents Association
Deirdre Decarion Peter and Carol Kirn  
Edgartown Commons Condominium Sharon Miller  
Diane English Linda Scott  
Beverly Fearey Julia Spiro  
William and Prudence Finn Carol Swiech  
Ellen Gurnitz Ann Tyra  
Sarah Henderson    
Sarah Jane Hughes    
Intersections International $500 to $999  
Kenneth and Barbara Leish Anonymous  
Michael and Constance Lengel Sari Lipkin  
John Merrow    
Susan Morris    
Bob and Doreen Morse $1,000 and above  
Virginia Munro Gertrude Goff  
Elizabeth Pew Kathryn Goodman Foundation  
Elizabeth Potter Robert and Heidi Wason  
Ellen Price    
Margaret Serpa    
Steve And Harriet Simons    
Diane Smadbeck    
Bruce and Katherine Smith    
Gwynneth Smith    
Linda Smith    
Specialty Builders' Supply    
Colette Vargas    
Ann Vaughan    
Nan Tull Wezniak    
Philip Zwieg    
Honorary Gifts Memorial Gifts  
Gifts were made in honor of the following people: Gifts were made in memory of the following people:  
Margot Datz Floss Morgan  
Mary Jane Carpenter Doris Swiech  
Local Business Gift in Kind    
Chilmark Chocolates MV Animal Shelter The Wharf 
Donarama's Nursery MV Wine and Spirits Wheel Happy
Granite Stores Offshore Ale Co  
Lucky Hanks Restaurant Polly Hill Arboretum  
Morrice Florist Rosewater  
Massachusetts Cultural Council    
MV Bank    
Corporate Matching Gifts    
The following companies provided matching gifts:  

The Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library gratefully acknowleges all of its donors.
We are pleased to present this list of all who contributed in the past year, June 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020.
We apologize for any inadvertent errors or omissions.



Golden Light. Oil on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches. By Paul Dougherty (1877-1947), American artist. From the Simpson Collection. -- Frame bears the label, "Wm. MacBeth Gallery, New York." Dougherty became a well-known painter in California.
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26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373