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Library Fundraiser
Holiday Book Sale
Saturday, December 2
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books! A special selection of wonderful books for children! Join us and find a special gift for everyone on your holiday list! All proceeds support the Library's ongoing programs and operations. (You can also help by signing up to be a volunteer!) Books will continue to be on sale throughout the month as supplies last. For more information, please call the Library at 244-7065.

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AED/Hands Only CPR Class **
Monday, December 4
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Southwest Harbor Public Library and the Southwest Harbor & Tremont Ambulance Service are offering a free Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and Hands Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) class. This class is not for CPR certification, but still provides participants with current AED and Hands Only CPR information as an introductory or refresher class in a low-stress, supportive environment. Please click for more information about the AED/Hands Only CPR Class or call the Library at 244-7065.

** Space is limited. Please call the Library at 244-7065 to reserve a place.

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Library Event
Holiday Concert and Sing Along
with the Acadia Bell Choir

Monday, December 11
7:00 - 8:00 pm

Get in the holiday spirit with the Acadia Bell Choir! Carefully choreographed, the entire choir acts as one instrument and will perform a mix of traditional carols and holiday tunes. Audience members are invited to raise their voices in a sing along at the end of the program. For more information, please call the Library at 244-7065.

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AED/Hands Only CPR Class **
Wednesday, January 3
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Southwest Harbor Public Library and the Southwest Harbor & Tremont Ambulance Service are offering a free Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and Hands Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) class Wednesday, January 3, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. This class is not for CPR certification, but still provides participants with current AED and Hands Only CPR information as an introductory or refresher class in a low-stress, supportive environment. Please click for more information about the AED/Hands Only CPR Class or call the Library at 244-7065.

** Space is limited. Please call the Library at 244-7065 to reserve a place.

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
Celebration Party
May 20
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 Silent 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