Fundraisers / Events

Scroll through our upcoming events below.

Annual Tree Lighting

December 2, 2022   6:45pm

Join us for a tradition over 20 years in the making. Come sing along and enjoy free refreshments as we await Santa's arrival on the fire truck. Then visit him and take a picture in our winter wonderland.

Holiday Wrapaganza - a gift wrapping event

Drop in with your unwrapped gifts during any of the times listed below.

Make a donation to the Friends of the Lawrence Library! 

You may wrap your own gifts or have them lovingly wrapped by our elves while you relax and browse the library.

Wednesday, 12/14 5pm-8pm
Thursday, 12/15 4pm-8pm
Friday, 12/16 11am-2pm
Saturday, 12/17 11am-1pm
Wednesday, 12/21 5pm-8pm
Thursday, 12/22 4pm-8pm
Friday, 12/23 10am-2pm

Want to be an elf? Great way for students to get service hours. Signup to help.

2nd Annual Pie Sale

February 11, 2023   11:30am - 1:00pm

This was a smash hit in 2020 and we are looking forward to finally being able to hold it again.

There will be pies of all sorts including traditional dessert pies, quiches, and pizza pies. All pies are donated and sold by the slice.  Do you have a favorite pie to share?  Check back in January for the Pie Donation sign-up.

Annual Used Book Sale

March 17-19, 2023

Our annual book sale now held at The Fitz Collaborative (45 Main St. Pepperell, MA).

Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 9am-3pm

$2 Adult and Young Adult Hard Cover books
$1 Juvenile Hard Cover books, all media (audio books, CDs, DVDs)
$.50 All paperbacks and children's books
Checks and credit cards will be accepted.
Sunday is fill a paper bag for $10 - we supply the bag.

Annual Toy Yard Sale

Held in conjunction with the Town Wide Yard Sale (date TBD by Friends of Pepperell Recreation), this event will be held on the front lawn of the Library, rain or shine. Come down for some fantastic finds.

Items can be donated the week prior to the sale. Always wanted:

  • Toys - big or small - indoor or outdoor
  • Baby Items
  • Games and puzzles
  • No stuffed animals, please!!

4th Annual Flower Bulb Sale

Ordering: August 14-26, 2023.    Pick-up: Mid October

On August 14th we will have online and paper pre-order forms available. Flower bulbs are $25 for 25 bulbs. Payment is due when you order. 

In October when the bulbs are delivered to us we will package them up and notify you that they are ready to pick up.

Pepperell Fall Festival

September 2023    10am-4pm 

The Friends will be at next year's Pepperell Fall Festival sharing information about the Friends and the Library. Friends members and library staff will be there to answer any questions. Wine Tasting glasses, FLL car magnets and clings, holiday cards, and used books for all ages will be available for purchase.

This event is free to the community. With over 80 area crafters, food vendors, entertainers, and businesses participated.  Location: Pepperell Town Field - 4 Hollis Street, Pepperell, MA

13th Annual Wine Tasting

October 14, 2023   6:30-9:30pm

A $25 ticket includes wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres, music, and a stemless wine glass imprinted with a new town image designed by a local artist. Come and enjoy an adult night out with wine, friends, and food in a relaxed atmosphere.

Tickets will be available for purchase on September 5th at the Library or Pepperell Beverage with cash or checks (payable to Friends of the Lawrence Library or FLL). Credit cards will be accepted at the Library the night of the event.