Ellsworth Public Library

Hispanic Heritage Month

Fiction Mexican Gothic by Silivia Moreno-Garcia Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo When We Make It by Elizabet Velaquez Juliet Takes a . . . read more »

Hobbit Day – September 22nd

Eragon by Christopher Paolini The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes The Nethergrim by Matthew Jobin Blackdog by K.V. Johansen The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill The Lost . . . read more »

Actor’s Day – September 8th

Non-Fiction If You Ask Me: (and of course you won’t) by Betty White Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch Wildflower by Drew Barrymore Unprotected by Billy Porter Trejo: my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood by . . . read more »

American Artist Appreciation Month

Book Jacket covers of American Artists
Writing the Future: Basquiat and the hip-hop generation by Liz Munsell Full Bloom: the art and life of Georgia O’Keeffe by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp From a High Place: a life of Arshile Gorky by Matthew Spender . . . read more »

Backyard Astronomy

With the upcoming Perseids meteor shower (August 12-13) and the exciting images released from the James Webb Space Telescope, now is the perfect time to delve into the world of astronomy! Here is a list . . . read more »

How to Help the Monarchs

If the news about the endangered Monarch Butterfly has gotten you down, take heart! There are simple things you can do in your own backyard to help out. Here are some resources from our catalog . . . read more »

Maine Author Booklist

Fiction A Fickle Tide by Moe Claire Spoonhandle by Ruth Moore The Edge of Darkness by Mary Ellen Chase Carrie by Stephen King On Harbor’s Edge by Kate Hotchkiss Twisted Thread by Lea Wait Rowan . . . read more »

Disability Pride Month Book List

Non Fiction What Can a Body Do? by Sara Hendren Disability Visibility by Alice Wong Accessible America by Bess Williamson Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg by Emily Rapp Black Care Work by Leah Laksmhi . . . read more »

LGBTQIA+ Author Book List

We are celebrating Pride Month this year with a booklist of LGBTQIA+ authors.  Click on a title to view it in our catalog where you can read a synopsis of the book and place a . . . read more »