JUNE 17, 2019

Island artist Margot Datz has completed another masterpiece, a mural with a marine theme that spans the entire east wall of the Children's Room at the Library. The Friends of the Library helped raise funds for this ten-month project, and your generous support was greatly appreciated. 

Please click here to read our Fall 2018 Annual Appeal letter. Our fund-raising goal is $25,000, and every donation makes an impact.

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The Friends of the Edgartown 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 per year.

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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.

Please mark your calendar and join us: 

Our next regular meeting is scheduled for Friday, July 5th at 10:30am at the Library. 

Please join the Friends at the Federated Church on Tuesday, July 2nd at noon for a reading of The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro, a speech by the noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass, which was first delivered in 1852. The reading is free, and all are welcome.

Executive Officers:
Ellie Bates, President
Joan Dunayer, Vice President
Carol Swiech, Secretary
Adele Dreyer, Treasurer
Cornelia Hurst, Membership

Executive Committee Members: 
Mary Jane Carpenter 
Patricia Correia



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
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Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373