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Arts writer to discuss his book at Bar Harbor library

By jesuplibrary on Oct. 11, 2012, at 3 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — In “The Art of Francis Hamabe,” Maine arts writer Carl Little chronicles the influence of artist Francis Hamabe, who was an influential artist in Down East Maine during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Little will talk about the book at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at …
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The Art of Francis Hamabe

By jesuplibrary on Oct. 11, 2012, at 2:16 p.m.
In The Art of Francis Hamabe, Maine art’s writer Carl Little chronicles the influence of artist Francis Hamabe, who was one of the most influential artist in Down East Maine during the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. His exuberance for art was known to many residents, summer and local alike, through …
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Community Forum

By jesuplibrary on Sept. 06, 2012, at 3:48 p.m.
There will be a gathering of interested individuals for a discussion about how to serve the unmet needs our our adults with developmental disabilities living in our community. A light supper will be served. The meeting begins at 5:15 at the Jesup Memorial Library. For additional information call 288-4365. This …
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Ten Weeks-Eight Countries: A Hancock County International Club Event

By jesuplibrary on Sept. 04, 2012, at 2:53 p.m.
The Hancock International Club and the Jesup Memorial Library invite you to join Anne Warner as she revisits a “trip of a lifetime” which took place between August and October of 2011 – “ten weeks, eight countries and 8,500 miles”. She and husband Dusty planned and traveled on their own …

The Jesup Memorial Library’s Annual Book Sale Continues!! Everything Half-Price

By jesuplibrary on Sept. 04, 2012, at 1:20 p.m.
The Jesup Library Has Books…Books…Books…and More Books! You still have time to take advantage of some great deals at the Jesup Memorial Library’s Annual Book Sale. The sale continues through Saturday, September 8th. All items are now half the original sale price, There are many hard cover and paperback books …

Author, dog to give talk on climbing mountains in New Hampshire

By jesuplibrary on Sept. 04, 2012, at 1:05 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine  — Middle-aged, overweight, and acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan and miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch are an unlikely pair of mountaineers, but after a close friend dies of cancer, the two pay tribute to her by attempting to climb all 48 of New Hampshire’s four-thousand-foot peaks twice in …
Jesup Memorial Library's 43rd Annual Book Sale

Library to hold 43rd annual book sale

By jesuplibrary on Aug. 06, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Jesup Memorial Library will hold its 43rd annual book sale, bake sale. raffle and silent auction 9a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the library.  Raffle tickets may be purchased at the library and the day of the sale. To volunteer or for information, call library Director …

Author to read poetry, prose from chapbook collection

By jesuplibrary on July 31, 2012, at 3:18 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Dan Burt will read from his third chapbook collection, “We Look Like This” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Jesup Memorial Library. His book includes poems, sequences and the title prose, a vivid memoir evoking a harsh formative world. Burt was born in South Philadelphia …

Author to discuss her book about schooners and shipmasters

By jesuplibrary on July 30, 2012, at 3:55 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — The Jesup Library and Sherman’s Book Store will sponsor Ingrid Grenon talking about her book “Down East Schooners and Shipmasters” 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Jesup Memorial Library. Grenon is scheduled for a book signing and talk on Saturday, August 11th from 7 to 9 p.m. …
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Ann Roberts Rockefeller

Mr. Rockefeller’s Roads

By jesuplibrary on July 24, 2012, at 4:42 p.m.
The Jesup Memorial Library invites you to a special author event on Saturday, August 4th at 7 p.m. with Ann Roberts Rockefeller author of Mr. Rockefeller’s Roads: The Story Behind Acadia’s Carriage Roads, 2nd Edition and photographer Mary Louise Pierson. In this fascinating history, Ann Roberts, the granddaughter of John …
Drew Barton, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Maine at Farmington

The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods

By jesuplibrary on July 23, 2012, at 9:29 a.m.
BAR HARBOR  — Drew Barton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Maine at Farmington and author of The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods will be speaking at the Jesup Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2. His book, which he co-authored …

Coyote…America’s Songdog

By jesuplibrary on July 23, 2012, at 9:28 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Geri Vistein, is a conservation biologist whose focus is carnivores and their vital role in maintaining the biodiversity of our planet, particularly the coyote. Her presentation, “COYOTE ~ AMERICA’S SONGDOG” is a Powerpoint presentation, in which she invites the audience to participate, share their stories and …
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Dr. Drew Barton, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology at University of Maine at Farmington

The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods

By jesuplibrary on July 21, 2012, at 12:11 p.m.
Drew Barton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Maine at Farmington and author of The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods will be speaking at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m. His book, which he co-authored with Alan …
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Coyote…America’s Songdog

By jesuplibrary on July 20, 2012, at 4:40 p.m.
Geri Vistein is a Conservation Biologist whose focus is carnivores and their vital role in maintaining the biodiversity of our planet, particularly the coyote. Her presentation, “COYOTE ~ AMERICA’S SONGDOG” is a Powerpoint presentation, in which she invites the audience to participate, share their stories and ask questions. Geri’s presentation …

Library to present program on orphans care center in Kenya

By jesuplibrary on July 19, 2012, at 4:12 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Mount Desert Island residents Judith Bradshaw Brown and Sarah Emigh-Doyle will share the love and joy that they experienced working at the Kakamega Orphans Care Centre in Kenya at a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Jesup Library. Founded by Kenyan Quaker women, …
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Sarah Emigh Doyle and Friends at the Kakamega AIDS Orphans Care Centre

Caring In Kenya

By jesuplibrary on July 19, 2012, at 3:40 p.m.
MDI residents Judith Bradshaw Brown and Sarah Emigh-Doyle will share the love and joy that they experienced working at the Kakamega Orphans Care Centre in Kenya at a presentation at the Jesup Library on Wednesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. Founded by Kenyan Quaker women, the Centre provides AIDS orphans …

Library to host presentation about orphanage in Kenya

By jesuplibrary on July 11, 2012, at 3:30 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island residents Judith Bradshaw Brown and Sarah Emigh-Doyle will share their experience of working in Kenya at the Kakamega Orphans Care Centre, which provides AIDS orphans with food, a safe home, and an education, at a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the …
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Judith Bradshaw Brown with a young friend from the Kakamega Ophans Centre in Kenya

Caring for Kenya

By jesuplibrary on July 11, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.
MDI residents Judith Bradshaw Brown and Sarah Emigh-Doyle will share the love and joy that they experienced working at the Kakamega Orphans Care Centre in Kenya at a presentation at the Jesup Library on Wednesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. Founded by Kenyan Quaker women, the Centre provides AIDS orphans …

Writer to present monologue about Matinicus

By jesuplibrary on July 11, 2012, at 3:07 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Maine author Crash Barry will  present “Tough Island: Live,” a 45-minute monologue, replete with funny and honest renderings of his true stories from Matinicus, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 20,  at Jesup Memorial Library. For information, call the library @ 207-288-4245 or go to www.jesup.lib.me.us.
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Crash Barry’s Tough Island LIVE!

By jesuplibrary on July 11, 2012, at 2:13 p.m.
On July 20 at 7PM, Maine author Crash Barry will be appearing at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor to present Tough Island: Live, a 45-minute monologue, replete with funny and honest renderings of his true stories from Matinicus, Maine’s most remote inhabited island. For additional information about the …
 
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