Thursday, June 13, 2024



The Friends of the East Providence Public Library will hold a “Taste of Fall” raffle at the Fall Book Sale at Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, from October 12 to 15, 2023.

More than $500 in prizes for all ages will be offered, including gift cards to Seekonk Grand Prix, a Blues’ Clues Play Kitchen, a children’s toy package and a hand-crafted teddy bear by Sheila VanGyzen.  

Prizes also feature gift cards to Shaw’s Supermarket, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Black Duck Tavern, Uncle Tony’s Pizza & Pasta and IHOP, as well as a Ryobi rechargeable drill from Home Depot, a Boomer8 dog bowl and Rumford Pet Center gift card, a fanny pack, a set of pilsner and wine glasses and a hand-crafted quilted fall table runner and placemats by Sharon DuBois.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available now during library hours at Weaver or Riverside Library or they can be purchased at the Members Only Preview Book Sale at Weaver Library October 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., on October 13 and 14 during library hours at the book sale at Weaver, and on October 15 at Weaver from 1 to 3 PM. Proceeds will benefit special programs and concerts and will help to provide museum passes for library patrons.

The drawing will be held at the book sale at 3 PM on October 15. You do not have to be present to win.