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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays


Book Stop Hours

Mon-Sat:
10 AM to 1 PM

 


 

 
The Library Advisory Committee meets on the last Monday of each month at 10am in the Library Board Room.

 

News


Starting Saturday, October 28th at 10:oo AM
*NEW* Book Group: Catching Up with the Classics

Participants will have a chance to explore and perhaps broaden their definition of a classic, read both fiction and non-fiction classics, and branch out to modern classics as well. The group will discuss a different title each month. The first is John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath.
Future titles will be selected by the group. Free and open to the public.




Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30 PM
Destination Wellness Talk: Get Action! Engaging Kids in Physical Activity

 

Youth sports can change the world. Who knew?
Kids love to move, and Jesse Simko, Arena Director at The Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport, is on a mission to help them learn valuable life lessons while they do it. 

Engaging children in physical activity is a key to their health and wellness. Come hear Jesse discuss the importance of play and how he and the other instructors at the MRC teach physical literacy in fun ways. Kids who play together build relationships, overcome obstacles, and become part of a community that is trying its hardest to succeed (more...)

 

Wednesday, October 25th at 11:00 AM
Family Place Libraries™ Workshop

This is a 4 week series designed for children ages 0 to 3 years old and their parents or caregivers. Children play with other children and parents get a chance to share experiences and concerns (more...)

 

 

Thursday, October 26th at 3:45 PM
Creative Art Crew- Rock Pumpkins

Join Miss Katie in painting rocks big & small to make seasonal fall decorations. Creative Art Crew is for all ages and artistic levels. You don’t have to be “crafty” to join.




Thursday, October 26th at 6:30 PM
Author Talk: John H. Twomey and Retiring To, Not From

John H. Twomey will speak about his recent book, Retiring To, Not From --  From Massachusetts Professor to Maine Farmer. The discussion will encompass many aspects of his life on a farm with partner Leigh Norcott; they live off- grid in a 19th century Maine farmhouse.  The two raise vegetables, fruits, chickens, and brook trout, and enjoy hiking and cross-country skiing on the many trails on the farm.  Their lives include many aspects of life from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.


Programs & Events

Adult Art Workshop / Monday, October 23, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Fall scenes
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Owls, bats and cats
Destination Wellness Talk: Get Action! / Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:30 PM
with Jesse Simko of the Midcoast Recreation Center
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft or coloring
Family Place Libraries™ Workshop / Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:00 AM
4 week series, pre-registration suggested
Baby Time / Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the children's room
Creative Art Crew / Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:45 PM
This month: Rock Pumpkins
Author Talk: John H. Twomey / Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:30 PM
with his book Retiring To, Not From
Book Group: Catching Up With the Classics / Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 AM
*NEW* Book Group Starts Today!
Tea & Tots / Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:30 AM
Every 4th Saturday
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, October 30, 2017 11:00 AM
This week: Halloween pumpkins
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, October 31, 2017 4:00 PM
This week: Spooky Halloween scenes
Storytime & Crafts / Wednesday, November 01, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime and craft
Family Place Libraries™ Workshop / Wednesday, November 01, 2017 11:00 AM
4 week series, pre-registration suggested
Baby Time / Thursday, November 02, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the Children's Room
Camden Conference Discussion / Thursday, November 02, 2017 6:30 PM
The Threat and Consequences of Climate Change to World Order
Family Storytime / Saturday, November 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Theater Performance: Robin Hood / Saturday, November 04, 2017 11:00 AM
Fun for all ages.
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, November 08, 2017 10:30 AM
Every Wednesday
Baby Time / Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:30 AM
Upstairs in the children's room
Creative Art Crew / Thursday, November 09, 2017 3:45 PM
Painted Dot Trees
Collective Voices: Sorry, Not Sorry / Thursday, November 09, 2017 6:30 PM
co-sponsored by the Midcoast Women's Collective

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