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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

1 PM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays

Book Stop Hours

10 AM to 1 PM



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




Celebrate Poetry Throughout the Month of April:

  • Head to the Library's Book Stop and purchase some half-off treasures from their special poetry display.

  • Check out Poems in the Windows of downtown businesses.

  • Come in and create with Magnetic Poetry at the Library.

  • Add a leaf with an original or favorite poem to the Poet- Tree at the library.

  • Peruse poetry displays throughout the library.

  • Borrow some books from the Library’s Poetry Collection.

Tuesday, April 1 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
"Windows, Doors & Mirrors" Art Exhibit Opening
(Upstairs in the Library)

Wednesdays :
 Fireside Poetry (Library Reading Room)
April 2 at 3 PM: Shakespeare Society Reads Sonnets
April 9 at 3 PM: High Tide Poets
April 16at 3 PM: Oceanside High School Students
April 23 at 3 PM: Community Reads--Favorite & Original Poems

Thursday, April 3 at 6:00 PM
Band of Bards:
Poetry Reading with Local Poets Dave Morrison, Chris Fahy, Kristen Lindquist and Alan Clark (Library Community Room)

Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 AM
Graphic Shakespeare: A Workshop for Teens (Library Community Room)

Mondays in April at 11 AM, Starting April 7
The Poet is In: Poet Laureate Office Hours with Carol Bachofner
(Library Children's Room)

Monday, April 7 at 6:00 PM
Poet Talk: Native Maine Dorianne Laux with Carol Bachofner
(Library Community Room)

Saturday, April 12 at 1:30 PM
"Make Your Poems Rise like Warm Bread": Writing Workshop
(Library Community Room)

Wednesday, April 16 at 1:00 PM
Writing Poetry Using Visual Cues: An Interdisciplinary Workshop
(Library Community Room)

Thursday, April 24 (all day):
Poem in your Pocket Day (All over town)

Thursday, April 24 at 6:00 PM
Poetry Swarm and Announcement of Poetry Contest Winners
(Library Community Room)

Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 PM
Bilingual Poetry Reading
(Co-sponsored by the Penobscot School)
Location to be determined

For more details about these events, please check the separate event listings on the library website.  

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