Programs

Below are some of our recent programs. To see our regularly scheduled programs, click here.

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  • Read ME event- “The Moth” – Thursday, July 27th Read ME is a statewide summer reading program sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council. “The Moth” is the second book selection for the state read. We have selected guests Chris Cherry, Sue Martin, Robert Stevens and Jude Lamb to share a personal story. Please join us for this event, meet new people and learn about ...
  • End of Summer Reading Party 8/23/17 End of Summer Reading Party Wednesday, August 23 @ 6:00 p.m. End of summer reading party. Come dressed as your favorite book character. Play games, win books and have snacks.    
  • Let’s learn about…Library History August is the 200th anniversary of the historic part of the library, The Tisdale House. The building was built in 1817 by Colonel Meltiah Jordan and is named after one of its owners, Seth Tisdale. It was given to the city by George Nixon Black, Jr. in 1897 with the condition "that the premises ...
  • End of Teen Summer Reading Party 8/21/17 End of Teen Summer Reading Party Monday, August 21 @ 2:00 p.m. Have you signed up for our teen summer reading program or been attending our STEAM programs? If you have join us for pizza, prizes and fun!  
  • Knitting Group meetings for August Come knit, crochet, or spin with us on the first and third Saturday of each month. Join us at the Ellsworth Public Library, at 10:00 a.m. in the Knitting Nook (3rd floor). The dates of the August meetings are: 8/5, 8/19. Knitters, spinners, and crocheters of all levels are welcome! For more information, call the library at 667-6363.
  • Ellsworth Chess Club Meetings – August The Ellsworth Chess Club, hosted by Dick Powell, meets weekly on Thursdays at 6:00pm at the Ellsworth Public Library. Visitors and new people are welcome. The dates of the August meetings are as follows: 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, 8/31. If there are any question please call the library at 667-6363
  • July 2017: What’s going on in Ellsworth? July means that summer is now in full swing and there is a lot going on. Lets look at some of the activities going on in this area. Checking the Chamber of Commerce site will provide you with a variety of things to do. https://www.ellsworthchamber.org/ See The Ellsworth American's Out & About page for many local ...
  • Summer of Lego at the Ellsworth Public Library! Summer Legos @ the Library will meet Fridays this summer (June 9-August 25 with the exception of August 4) from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Build with us all summer and participate in building challenges to get your creative juices flowing! If you have questions about this program, please contact the library (667-6363) or contact Youth Services for ...