Ellsworth Public Library building

Educating and Inspiring
the Community

Chris Van Dusen speaks at the Ellsworth Public Library

May Art Show:
Riverview Creatives

Summer at the Ellsworth Public Library

There's always something
fun happening at EPL!

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Featured Events

Calendar of Events
  • DNA illustration
    May 25, at 10:00 am

    Genetic Genealogy – DNA Case Studies DNA testing can help identify or discover the unknown . . .

  • Knitting group at the Ellsworth Public Library
    June 1, at 10:00 am

    Come work on your project and socialize with us on the first and third Saturdays . . .

  • June 4, at 2:00 pm

    “The Tuesday Readers” is a book discussion group at Ellsworth Public Library meeting the first . . .

  • June 5, at 12:00 pm

    Join others who are looking for ways to save money, stretch the budget and share . . .

  • June 5, at 6:00 pm

    Bob Sewall and his wife Mia Mantello will explain how vinegar is made and speak . . .

  • June 6, at 6:00 pm

    The Ellsworth Public Library Book-a-Month Club will meet on the first Thursday of the month. . . .

Book Lists

Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge: Diverse children’s books

May 18, 2019

Do you want to read outside your comfort zone in 2019?  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 »


Deputy City Manager: Tammy Mote

May 18, 2019

Congratulations on winning the Sparks Award at the Leadership Hancock County graduation!  What was your experience like with LHC? LHC certainly opened my eyes to what the word “leader” really means. Everyone in an organization . . . read more »


EPL selected for Family Place Library Program

March 11, 2019

We have been selected for the Family Place Library program, a national initiative that trains librarians in early literacy services for young children and families. The library will receive grant funding to implement this initiative. . . . read more »

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