Programs

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

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  • Knitting Group meetings for July 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 July meetings are: 7/1, 7/15. Knitters, spinners, and crocheters of all levels are welcome! For more information, call the library at 667-6363.
  • Adult Program – “The House at Lobster Cove” – Jane Goodrich – June 29th Join us in the Riverview Room at the Ellsworth Public Library Thursday, June 29, 6:00 p.m. “George Nixon Black, a complex and romantic man, spent a lifetime hiding in plain sight, harboring a secret of violence and a secret of love. Using characters, letters and events from history and spanning the period between the Civil War ...
  • Adult Program – “One Man’s Maine” – Jim Krosschell – June 28 Author Jim Krosschell has written multiple essays over the years with a focus on natural icons of Maine, as well essays depicting his experiences in our state including the wonders and challenges of our environment. Books will be available for signing. Meet in the Riverview Room at the Ellsworth Public Library Wednesday, June 28, 6:00 p.m. For more information, ...
  • June 2017: Children’s Libraries Before the 1890s, there were no separate areas in libraries for children. And sitting and reading quietly was a must. Read all about it at: http://libraryhistorybuff.blogspot.com/2011/02/early-childrens-rooms-in-public.html The first library to have a children's area was Boston Public Library. Go to this site to read about some of the Library's other “firsts”. http://www.bpl.org/general/firsts.htm Also, you can ...
  • Yoga on the Lawn – June On Saturdays June 10 and 17, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. join certified yoga instructor Carolyn Coe. She will lead a yoga class on the library lawn. Free to the public, drop-ins are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat, towel, or practice directly on the grass. For more information, call the library at 667-6363
  • 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 ...
  • PJ Storytimes in June Join us for PJ Storytimes this month! If you have questions about this program, please call the library (667-6363) or contact Youth Services.
  • Ellsworth Chess Club Meetings – June 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 June meetings are as follows: 6/1, 6/8. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29. If there are any question please call the library at 667-6363
  • 2017 May Children’s Book Week & Screen Free Week   This year “Screen Free Week” is May 1st through May 7th. The same week in May is also Children's Book Week. Whole families or a whole community can take part in these celebrations. You can even register your “Screen Free Week at this site and you can let them know what your family is doing. http://www.screenfree.org/screen-free-week-2016-events/ ...
  • PJ Storytimes on Wednesday nights in May Join us on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. for PJ Storytime.  If you have questions about this program, please call the library (667-6363) or contact Youth Services.