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Book Talk
First Flight Around the World by Tim Grove

A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History by Tim Grove

Author Tim Grove

"A Grizzly in the Mail"
"First Flight Around the World"

Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5:30 pm

Public historian and educator Tim Grove has worked at the most popular history museums in the U.S. helping people get acquainted with the past.

Author Tim Grove

Don't miss this chance to hear Grove's stories about some famous and some not-so-famous historical figures! Read more about the Book Talk, or call the Library for more information, (207) 244-7065. Also, check out our Upcoming Programs for more summer events.

Technology Programs

iDevice smash

Drop In Tech Tables
for Your Apple Device

Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

9/1 Dictate emails and reports
9/8 Download ebooks and audio books
9/15 Create and send emails
9/22 Topic to be determined

These tables are for iDevices such as iPads and iPods. Read more about the Drop In Tech Tables.

Don't have an iPad? Borrow one from the Library!

MPBN President/CEO Mark Vogelzang

Library Program

"From Cartalk to Downton:
Where MPBN is Headed & Why?"

Wednesday , Sept. 2
from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Join Maine Public Broadcasting Network's President and CEO Mark Vogelzang and VP of Programming Charles Beck for a discussion of what is on the horizon for the MPBN and what is ahead for National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Read more about the MPBN Talk. Please RSVP to Barbara Thorson at MPBN: majorgifts@mpbn.net or (207) 330-4603, or call the Library, (207) 244-7065. Also, check out our Upcoming Programs .

Library Program

Stephen Clement

Stephen C. Clement, Ph.D.
"Plate Tectonics,
Earthquakes & Eruptions!"

Tuesday, September 8
from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Dr. Clement will give us a brief look at the structure of the earth, the movement of the plates, and the resulting major earthquakes such as Indonesia, Japan, Chile, and Nepal. Read more about Dr. Clement's Talk, and check out our Upcoming Programs, or call the Library, (207) 244-7065.

Library Program

Book GroupFar From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Tuesday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m.
"Far from the Madding Crowd" by Thomas Hardy

The Library welcomes you to join the group for a lively conversation and for the pure pleasure of reading and chatting about it! Go to our Online Catalog to reserve a copy. Call the Library for the current book or for more info at 244-7065.

Library Program

Poet Chris Boczko

Poetry Reading
& Open Mic
Chris Boczko

Wednesday, September 9
from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us for this opportunity to celebrate a voice that has found it's cadence and a poet who weaves life's more sublime moments into a tapestry of honored memories. After the reading, poets of all ages will be invited to share a poem of their own. Read more about the Poetry Reading, and check out our Upcoming Programs, or call the Library, (207) 244-7065.

Library Program

Acadia Night Sky Festival

Acadia Night Sky
Festival Events

Thursday, September 10 

The Great Celestial Bear
4 - 4:45 pm

The Great Swan
5 - 5:45 pm

(at St. John Church
across the street)

John Hoey will give a visual presentation of "The Great Celestial Bear: Ursa Major in Science, Culture & Myth", and Richard Luecke will present on the constellation Cygnus and explore The Double Star Cluster in Perseus and the Great Andromeda Galaxy. Read more about the Visual Presentations, and check out our Upcoming Programs, or call the Library, (207) 244-7065.

Technology Programs

Tech Help Every Week

General Tech Help - Basic computer/tech troubleshooting
Mondays 2-4 pm
Saturdays 9:30-12:30 pm

Apple/Download Library Help -
Mac or eBook/audio book downloads
Wednesdays 1:30-3:30 pm

PC/Microsoft Office/Wordpress Help

Call for an appointment.

Each appointment is 1/2 hour, and repeat customers encouraged.

Can't make one of these times?

Call the Library at 244-7065 to arrange a time that works for you
. This is available for Apple Devices/Download Library Help and PC/Microsoft Office/Wordpress Help.

Library Fundraisers 2015

May 2-9
Monday through
Mother's Day Sale

July 26
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Silent Art Auction
Opening Party

Library hours

May 16

8:00-12:00 p.m.

Plant Sale

August 1 & 2

Saturday &
9:00-5:00 p.m.
Giant Used Book Sale

June 25
Special Dinner

August 26
8:00 p.m.
Art Auction Ends
Last chance to bid

July 18 & 19

Saturday &
All day
Paperback Book Sale

October 4

9:00 a.m.

Let's Book Walkathon

Dec. 5
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Holiday Book Sale