‘Friend-raising’ events at library

The second annual Friends of the Bellingham Public Library “Friend-raising’’ weekend will start Friday. The event will feature a members-only book sale Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., and a public book sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Next Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., there will be croquet course at the library; the cost is $3, or $10 per family. For more information, or to sponsor or donate to the event, call the library at 508-966-1660 or visit www.bellinghamlibrary.org .