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Acadia Hand Bell Choir
Children's Concert

Monday, March 27
6:00-7:00 pm

The Acadia Hand Bell Choir will be rocking with rhythm and fun in a special concert for kids and families. It will be a fun interactive evening of music, rhythm, and stories, especially for pre-school and elementary grades K-4, but all are welcome! Acadia Hand Bell notesChildren will be allowed to try a chime or bell after the concert. Read more about the event, or call the Library, 244-7065.

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Financial Planning for Women*
Wednesday, March 29

~ Registration required ~

Sarah Ruef-Lindquist

Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, will hold a workshop focusing on women's financial planning needs. Ms. Ruef-Lindquist will explore financial issues and challenges that women face and suggest ways to anticipate and address these issues as they arise. Her aim is to enable women to meet challenges with the resources necessary to maintain stability and independence for life. *Call to make a reservation or Read more about the program or call, 244-7065.

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Free Monthly AED/Hands Only CPR Class *

Wednesdays, April 5, & May 3
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Library is offering a free Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and Hands only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) class on the first Wednesday of every month. The course will be taught by Patricia Buccello, an American Heart Association certified instructor and local paramedic. This class is not for CPR certification but is an opportunity for anyone to be introduced to, or refresh, AED use and Hands Only CPR. *Space is limited, so please call to reserve a space.

For more information, please call the library at 244-7065.

* Pre-registration is required

Special Night of Poetry
Poets Bearing Witness in an Age of Polarity
Speaking Truth to Power

Wednesday, April 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Poets Diana Newman, Crow Suncloud, Paul Weis, and artist-poet Robert Shetterly will raise their voices in poetry and song at this very special event. Light refreshments will be served. Call the Library for more information, 244-7065.

April Tea

Library Tea
Thursday, April 20
2:00 - 3:30 pm

You are invited to welcome the spring with tea, baked goods and conversation with neighbors from Mount Desert Island. For more information, call the Library at 244-7065.

Artwork by Leza Colquhoun

Library Fundraisers 2017 (to date)

May 13
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Mother's Day Sale

  July 30
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Silent Art Auction
Opening Party
May pending
8:00-12:00 p.m.
Plant Sale

August 5 & 6

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

June 22
time TBD
Special Dinner and Service Auction at Claremont Hotel

  August 30
8:00 p.m.
Art Auction Ends
Last chance to bid

July 15 & 16

Saturday &
All day
Paperback Book Sale   December 2
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Holiday Book Sale
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