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Author Carey Kish
"AMC's Best Day Hikes
Along the Maine Coast"
Tuesday, September 27th
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Carey Kish of Hall Quarry has been adventuring in the woods and mountains of Maine for a long time and writes the Hiking in Maine column for the Maine Sunday Telegram. He also recently finished his second Appalachian Trail hike. Join him at the Library and hear about some hikes for you to try! For more information, please click here or call the Library,(207) 244-7065.
Pecha Kucha MDI
Short Presentations. Big Topics.
~At the Criterion in Bar Harbor~
Friday, September 30th
5:30 - 7:30 pm
The Library is proud to present PKMDI powered by Pecha Kucha Night at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor. Co-sponsors include the Abbe Museum and the Northeast Harbor Library. This special themed event features a series of presentations celebrating Acadia National Park on its 100th birthday. In the PechaKucha format, each presenter is only allotted 20 slides, advanced automatically every 20 seconds. The goal is to bring creative minds together for a night of inspiration, networking, and fun! Free tickets will be required to enter the event. For more information click here or call the Library at 244-7065.
Book Talk and Signing
"Halfway Wild" by Laura Freudig
Tuesday, October 4th
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Maine author Laura Freudig explores the connections we have with the animals around and within us in a new picture book called "Halfway Wild", to be released this fall from Islandport Press.
The public is invited to join the author to celebrate the book’s release. The evening will include a reading, author Q and A, book sales and signing, family-friendly games and activities, and light refreshments. For more information, please click here or call the Library at 244-7065.
A Documentary Film
"This Changes Everything"
presented by A Climate to Thrive
Wednesday, October 5th
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. For more information, please click here or call the Library, (207) 244-7065.
"Seven Years in Tibet"
by Heinrich Harrer
Thursday, October 6th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Great Harbor Condominiums, 79 East Ridge Road, Southwest Harbor. Contact Jeane Hawthorne at firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Library Fundraisers 2016 (to date)
| May 7
| Mother's Day Sale
|| July 31
|Silent Art Auction
| Plant Sale
August 6 & 7
|Giant Used Book Sale
| June 23
| Special Dinner and Service Auction at Claremont Hotel
| Art Auction Ends
Last chance to bid
July 16 & 17
|Paperback Book Sale||December 3
| Holiday Book Sale