The Friends of the Bear Library (FOBL) supports, complements and assists the Bear Library’s educational, cultural, recreational, and technological services.

Bear Library Entryway
Bear Library Entryway and Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculptures 08/10/2018.
  • The FOBL Annual Meeting, the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Bear Library Opening, and the Wind Sculpture Dedication (with commemorative plaque) will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 (The fun and festivities will start at Noon). There will be a host of birthday-themed activities to appeal to all ages. Featured entertainment will be The Juggling Hoffmans who will amaze and amuse with their skillful tricks and playful antics (Mike and Lois are always fun). Also to be unveiled will be large colorful depiction of the Bear Library set on series of fired tiles. This mosaic-like artwork was designed and executed by local artist and Library volunteer Kevin Ellis.
  • Beautiful Community Quilt Completed and Raffle Ticket Sales Begin Wednesday, 02/06/2019, thanks to the FOBL Quilting Team!  Purchase tickets at the Check Out Desk at the Bear Library, or from a member of the Friends. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each, or 6 tickets for $5.00. The drawing will be held May 4, 2019.  Click here for more information.  

    Friends of the Bear Library Community Quilt Raffle Announcement Poster

For more information about the FOBL, see our About FOBL page.

The Bear Library is located in Bear, Delaware. Address and directions to the Bear Library.  The following is the direct link to the Bear Library Web Page.

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