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Evening Song by Linden O'RyanLibrary Program

Artist Reception with
Linden O'Ryan
Wednesday, December 3
from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Please join the December Artist of the Month Linden O'Ryan for an opening reception of her show "The Drawing Line: My Mother, My Daughter and i" which includes the artwork of Linden, Sierra Lowe, her daughter, and Phyllis Schufeldt, her mother. Read more about the show or call the Library at 244-7065 for more info.

Evening Song by Linden O'Ryan

Holly hollyLibrary Fundraiser

Saturday, December 6
from 9am-1pm

Find Gifts for Everyone on Your List!

Hardcover Books, Paperbacks, Coffee Table Books, Children's Books, CDs, DVDs, Puzzles
Library Coloring Book
and the Library's very own

You'll also find beautiful holiday table arrangements, holiday cookies, and other goodies.

Come Early and Celebrate the Holiday Season!
All proceeds benefit the Library's Operating Fund.

Library Fundraiser

Southwest Harbor Public Library

When you do your Holiday shopping at AmazonSmile,
Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Library.

...Only purchases made at smile.amazon.com will result in donations.

Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0241528
and support us every time you shop.

Mike Duffy gift making, Wed. Dec 10 and 17 from 3-6:30 p.m.

Family Program

Gift Making with Mike Duffy
Wednesdays, December 10 & 17
 from 3:00-6:30 p.m.

Local Artist Mike Duffy will lead simple gift making for children and families. Join us for some fun holiday "make it time!" Call the Library at 244-7065 for more info.

NE Historic Photo logoLibrary Program

Northeast Historic Film Presentation
with Executive Director David Weiss
Wednesday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Northeast Historic FilmExecutive Director David Weiss of Northeast Historic Film will speak about the organization and include clips from early 20th century films of Southwest Harbor. There is no admission charge and the public is invited. Read more for information, or call the Library at 244-7065.

Photo courtesy of Northeast Historic Film

Jared Leadbetter at the LibraryTechnology at the Library

Tech Events in December

Lending Ipad Program Launch with an

Appy Hour with Jared Leadbetter
Friday, Dec. 5 from 2-4 p.m.
Join Jared from the Maine State Library as he talks about a selection of applications (apps) currently available for Apple and Android devices that can expand how you use your device and look at the world of mobile computing.

Tech Petting Zoo Demonstrations
Wednesdays, Dec. 10 & 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Lending Ipads starting December 5

Read more about these tech events, or call the Library at 244-7065.

CLYNK Community Cash Program

Help the Library
Help the environment
Recycle bottles using the CLYNK Community Cash Program - it's easy!

1. Pick up a CLYNK packet from the library
2. Fill the enclosed green bag with returnable bottles and cans
3. Peel the sticker off the packet and place it on the green bag
4. Take the green bag to Hannaford, either in Bar Harbor or Ellsworth
5. At the CLYNK station, scan the sticker and place the green bag in the storage bin

If you can't get to a Hannaford, bring the green bag back to the Library, and we will take it there for you.

Thank you so much for using CLYNK - a win win for all!

For more CLYNK info visit http://www.clynk.com/?page_id=24.

Library Fundraisers 2014

March 30
Sunday Night Dinner
  July 27
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Silent Art Auction
Opening Party
May 5-10
Monday through Saturday
Library hours
Mother's Day Sale   August 2 & 3
Saturday &
9:00-5:00 p.m.
Used Book Sale
May 17
8:00-12:00 p.m.
Plant Sale   August 27
8:00 p.m.

Art Auction Ends
Last chance to bid
July 12 & 13
Saturday &
All day
Paperback Book Sale   August 10
9:00 a.m.
Let's Book Walkathon

Library Closures

January 1
January, 3rd Monday
February, 3rd Monday
May, last Monday
July 4
September, 1st Monday
October, 2nd Monday
November 11
November, 4th Thurs.
December 24
December 25
December 31

New Year’s Day
Martin L. King, Jr. Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Days
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve, 1pm
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve, 1pm