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Did you know your library card is the best bargain in your wallet? It provides you free and ready access to best sellers, classics, eBooks, CDs, DVDs, and use of the internet. It also allows you to participate in book discussions, learn new skills at workshops, and entertain your children and grandchildren at our youth programs.
Please consider supporting our wonderful library by joining the Friends of the Lewes Public Library. When you contribute to the Friends, you help the library pay for new lending materials and library programs. As a special thank you for this support, each member receives an invitation to our spring and fall Book Sale Preview Nights. Those who contribute $100 or more receive a voucher for one of our “Thank You” gifts:
There are two ways to become a Friend: online through our Network for Good Account by clicking the icon below,
Instructions for completing the Network for Good online membership form
or you may complete the Friends membership form (pdf). Mail the form & your check payable to Friends of Lewes Public Library to:
Friends of Lewes Public Library
111 Adams Avenue Lewes, DE 19958
Book Sales are always held 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the first Saturday of May and the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Friends members may receive an invitation to a Book Sale preview night prior to the public opening of the book sales.
|The Friends of the Library are Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors|
The Friends are seeking candidates from the greater Lewes area to serve a three-year appointment on the Board of Directors. Interested individuals must be a current member of the Friends of the Lewes Public Library. To be considered, please send a completed application to:
Candace Vessella, President
Download Board Application, or pick one up at the library circulation desk.
The purpose of the Friends Board of Directors is to raise funds for use in purchasing lending materials including books, sponsoring performances, enhancing the Children's Program, and promoting the library. The Friends are developming plans for a shop in the new library and are seeking individuals willing to be active board members to help develop and execute the plans for this enterprise and other fundraising activities. Board meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month.
For further information, contact Candace Vessella at 302-703-2212.
|Cooking with Lewes Friends:
A Collection of Recipes by the Friends of the Lewes Public Library
Cooking with Lewes Friends is now available at the library! In addition to the 350 recipes from Lewes restaurants and 200 individuals across the Cape Region, the cookbook also showcases organizations and iconic features of Lewes.
The cover art, an original watercolor painting, depicts the bi-annual book sale. Photographs from Kevin Fleming, Ron MacArthur and the Lewes Historical Society are complemented by descriptions of Lewes features. This is a book that will delight locals and visitors alike. It makes a great gift and is a “must have” for every cook’s collection.
The cost of the cookbook is $20.00. All proceeds benefit the Library. You can purchase copies of this beautiful cookbook at the library Circulation Desk during regular business hours with either cash or a check payable to the Friends of the LPL.
You also can purchase copies online for pick up at the library or have them mailed to you.
Don't forget to purchase your copy of The Friends' Anthology, No Place Like Here, today!
The Friends of the Lewes Public Library is a separate 501c(3) affiliate of contributing members who support library services by organizing and sponsoring various projects including:
For questions and more information about the Friends of the Library, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candace Vessella, President
Karen Fischer, Vice President
Tana Gilmore, Director
Cindy King, Director
Teri Lowinger, Director
Penny O'Mullan, Director
Carol Mertes Smith, Director
The purpose of the Friends Board of Directors is to promote the library and help raise funds to sponsor performances, enhance the Children's Program, and purchase lending materials, including books. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month. Individuals from the greater Lewes area who current members of the Friends of the Lewes Public Library may be considered for a three-year appointment on the Board of Directors. To be considered, please send a completed application to Candace Vessella, President, Friends of the Lewes Public Library Board of Directors, 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958. Applications can be downloaded here or be picked up at the library. For further information, contact Candace Vessella at 302-703-2212