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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    Jack Russell, a native of MDI will be doing a presentation at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, July 15th @ 4:00 p.m. linking the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps to Judy Taylor’s painting, Trail Workers. Jack will offer historical perspectives on Judy’s painting through his discussion… Read More
    Ted Wells will speak about his travels and experiences while living and working in Uganda at the June gathering of the Hancock County International Club, which will be hosted by the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor. Read More
    The Jesup Library and the newly launched Harborside Shakespeare Company are collaborating to host a Shakespeare Open Mic Night at the Jesup on Saturday, May 12th at 7pm. This is an opportunity for all members of the community (regardless of age or experience) to step-up to the microphone… Read More
    Liza Bakewell is a writer and anthropologist who lives in Maine with her family. In 2011, she co-founded Maine Women Write, an organization that helps to promote Maine Women authors. For two decades, she has been a professor at Brown University, at one point teaching in the Department… Read More
    BAR HARBOR, Maine —  Dr. Beatrice Szantyr, medical director of MaineLyme, who serves on the CDC’s Vector-Borne Disease Work Group, will give a “Tick Talk,” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at Jesup Memorial Library. Learn about tick ecology, how to avoid getting a tick bite and what… Read More
    BAR HARBOR, Maine — World Book Night, an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, will be held in the United States as well as the United Kingdom and Ireland on Monday, April 23. It will see tens of thousands of people go out… Read More
    The Jesup Memorial Library introduces a talented young musical trio — Fifty-Two Strings – who will be performing for the Jesup’s February winter concert. Fifty-Two Strings is made up of three remarkable young women from Mount Desert Island: Isabel Bohrer and Emma Walsh play violin, and Phoebe Durand… Read More
    BAR HARBOR, Maine –Join the annual March on Mount Desert St. Progressive Dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church.  A play presented by Conners-Emerson School students will follow with appetizers at the YWCA. The salad course will be served at 6 p.m. Read More