It was on this date in 1939 that the library first opened its doors, and has been at the heart of village life ever since.
To celebrate the occasion on Monday, the library staff and the Friends of Freshwater Library have organised tea and birthday cake at the library from 11:00 to 13:00.
Visitors will have the chance to chat to library staff, past and present, and look at exhibitions on the library’s 75 history including recollections of customers. A display of photographs of the library in recent years will also be on display.
There will also be the chance to hear about the activities and events the library and the Friends group have organised over the last couple of years, and also look through scrapbooks of press cuttings from the last few decades.
Refreshments will be available. For further details contact Lois Cooper on (01983) 752377.