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Granite, Fire, & Fog:
The Natural and Cultural History of Acadia
by Tom Wessels

Tuesday, May 23
5:30 - 7:00 pm

Ecologist, naturalist, and avid hiker Tom Wessels invites readers to investigate the remarkable natural history of MDI, along with the unique cultural story it gave rise to. Please click for more information on Tom Wessels, or call the Library at 244-7065.

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How to Improve Your Financial Situation - Session 2:
Investment Planning and Life Insurance Products **

Wednesday, May 24
5:30 - 7:00 pm

If you are retired, on a fixed income, or just starting out and want to become proactive about saving and investing this class will help you learn the basics of investments, risk reduction, and building a portfolio to help you accomplish your goals. Please click for more information on Improving Your Financial Situation or call the Library at 244-7065.

** Preregistration is recommended (call the Library) but not required and one need not register for all sessions.

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How to Improve Your Financial Situation - Session 3:
Retirement Planning and Individual Retirement Accounts *

Wednesday, May 31
5:30 - 7:00 pm

It's never too late to start planning for your retirement. Learn about the different types of retirement accounts. What are the benefits and considerations you need to know when investing? What are the best ways to accumulate and distribute your money? Please click for more information on Improving Your Financial Situation or call the Library at 244-7065.

* Pre-registration is recommended (call the Library) but not required and one need not register for all sessions.

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The Norwood's Cove Object
From "what is it?" to what it is
Talk by Ralph Stanley and Tim Garrity

Thursday, June 1
5:30 - 7:00 pm

Is it a dagger, an ornamental device, or a decorative piece of Americana? Ralph Stanley and Tim Garrity will give an illustrated lecture on this mysterious artifact and the donor who gave it to the Library over seventy years ago. Please click for more information on the Norwood Cove object, or call the Library at 244-7065.

Print of Valley Cove by Robert Clark

Calling All Artists
for
A Celebration of Art
Summer Art Auction
Taking place from July 10 – August 30
Register Now On-line!
Visit the Celebration of Art page for details and to register.

Summer Story Camp Books

Summer Story Camp 2017
Register now!

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The Loneliest Whale

Visit the Summer Story Camp page for details and to register.

SSC Museum Week

Or stop by or call the Library at 244-7065.

Library Fundraisers 2017

         
May 13
Saturday
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Mother's Day Sale

  July 30
Sunday
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Silent Art Auction
Opening Party
May pending
Saturday
8:00-12:00 p.m.
Plant Sale

 
August 5 & 6

Saturday &
Sunday
9:00-5:00 p.m.
Giant Used Book Sale

 
June 22
Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Special Dinner and Service Auction at Claremont Hotel


  August 30
Wednesday
8:00 p.m.
Art Auction Ends
Last chance to bid

July 15 & 16

Saturday &
Sunday
All day
Paperback Book Sale   December 2
Saturday 
9:00-1:00 p.m.
Holiday Book Sale