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  • December 1, at 10:00 am

    Join us for an online meditation class with Nancy Hathaway, M.Ed., LpastC from Center for . . .

  • December 3, at 6:00 pm

    The Book-a-Month Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. All are . . .

  • December 9, at 2:00 pm

    Join us on Zoom! Registration is required. Sign up here: Join us for a . . .

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    Join us on Zoom for conversation, education and support with Eastern Area Agency on Aging. . . .

Staff Picks

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

November 14, 2020

Stuart Turton’s The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle was one of my favorite reads this year, so I was very excited to pick up his latest book, The Devil and the Dark Water.  A . . . read more »


Ellsworth Public Library Will Join Statewide Consortium

September 18, 2020

The Ellsworth Public Library will join Minerva, the statewide library consortium, on October 14th. This shift will give library patrons access to a shared catalog of over 60 libraries throughout the state. Library patrons may . . . read more »

Book Lists

Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge: Read a book with a main character or protagonist with a disability

September 10, 2020

Do you want to read outside your comfort zone in 2020?  Take Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge—a list of 24 categories of books that you may not have read before.  To keep you motivated, we’ll . . . read more »

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