Programs

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

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  • Meet local author/illustrator Brian Estes 10/21/17 Saturday, October 21st, 2017 10:30 a.m. Local artist and author Brian Estes will perform a musical reading from his new book “Flying Pigs & Dinosaurs & Things You’ve Never Seen Before.”   Brian Estes was born and raised in Hampden. His greatest childhood accomplishment was digging an enormous hole in the woods behind the babysitter’s house. Working with his ...
  • Art Program for Kids: Riverview Creatives–10/20/17 Friday, October 20 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Join us for this art program for all school age kids. Have fun creating art. Learn about different artists, techniques and mediums. Things may get messy!
  • CANCELED – Adult Program – “Project HOPE” – Detective Dotty Small Oct 19th 6pm THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Learn more about Project HOPE (Heroin Opiate Prevention Effort). Dotty Small, Ellsworth Police Detective will detail how this police-led project works and how other agencies in the area are involved. Do you know someone who could use some help? Join us to learn more and help your friends! Meet in the Riverview ...
  • Adult Program – “Book Talk: Fall Into a Good Book” Oct 19th Join four librarians from EPL (Abby, Allegra, Amy and Mary) as we discuss some recent books for adults that we love. We'll include a mix of genres, both fiction and non-fiction, and some under-the-radar titles you may have missed. There will be time at the end to share your own favorite books if you choose. ...
  • STEAMers meets Thursday, Oct. 19 STEAMers Thursday, October 19 3:00-4:00 pm grades K-4 4:00-5:00 pm grades 5-8 Learn about the science of art!  For more information about this program, please call 667-6363 or contact Youth Services.
  • Gillian French, author of “Grit” reads on 10/18/17 Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 6:00 p.m. Local author Gillian French will read from her debut young adult novel“GRIT”. Raw and moving, this contemporary realistic debut novel will leave readers of E. Lockhart and Gayle Forman breathless as it unflinchingly unfolds the tragic secrets being kept in a small, deceptively idyllic Maine town. Gillian French is the author of ...
  • Build something awesome 10/13/17! Lego builders are welcome to join us on Friday, October 13th from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. to build something awesome.  If you have questions about this program, please call 667-6363 or contact Youth Services.
  • Knitting and Other Fiber Arts Group meetings for October 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 October meetings are: 10/7, 10/21. Knitters, spinners, and crocheters of all levels are welcome! For more information, call the library at 667-6363.
  • The Reading Pros meet Friday, Oct. 6 The Reading Pros (a book club for kids in grades 3-5) will meet Friday, October 6 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  This month, the book is Island of the Aunts.  Join us for a book discussion, snacks, and book-themed activities!  If you have any questions about this program, please call the library (667-6363) or contact ...
  • Ellsworth Chess Club Meetings – October 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 October meetings are as follows: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26. If there are any question please call the library at 667-6363