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Featured Events

Calendar of Events
  • June 1, at 10:30 am

    Join our story time for children aged 2 through 5 and their parents or caregivers . . .

  • June 1, at 12:00 pm

    A representative from CareerCenter will be in the library on the 1st Thursday of each . . .

  • June 1, at 6:00 pm

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

Book Lists

AAPI Heritage Month

May 19, 2023

The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The library has curated an all-ages book list that spotlights AAPI voices. Click on each title to request through Minerva. Adult This . . . read more »

Staff Picks

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

May 18, 2023

I absolutely adored Stuart Turton’s novel The Devil and the Dark Water for many many reasons, not the least of which is the amazing plot twists that lead to a truly shocking finale. After  recommendations . . . read more »


Friends Book Sale

May 12, 2023

Next week The Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library will be hosting a one-day book sale! Stop by the library next Saturday, May 20th between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm to peruse children’s books, young . . . read more »


May Art Show: Peter Christoph

May 10, 2023

For the month of May the Riverview Room will feature the works of award-winning wildlife photographer Peter Christoph. Peter Christoph is a wildlife advocate, naturalist and award-winning wildlife photographer who makes his home with his wife Kathy . . . read more »

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