Newbery Award-winning author Richard Peck is on MDI for three days of free fun events, June 22 through June 24, courtesy of MDI-based Island Readers and Writers (IRW), www.islandreadersandwriters.org. Mr. Peck is a novelist who has written more than 35 books for young readers and teens. Among… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Join Allen Workman, author of “Schoodic Point: History on the Edge of Acadia National Park,” as he charts a course through Schoodic Point’s evolution, ecology, challenges and preservation at Bar Harbor’s Jesup Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 19. Mr. Workman has lived… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Join Catherine and Charlie Richardson at the Jesup Library for an illustrated talk on their recent springtime country walks and garden visits in some of the most beautiful sections of England including the rugged Cornwall coast, the Cotswolds, Yorkshire Dales, the stunning Lake District, and… Read More
    BAR HARBOR – Want to learn to use an e-reader? Then come to the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, from Monday June, 23, to Wednesday, July 2, when the Maine State Library’s Tech Petting Zoo comes to Bar Harbor. Explore six different e-reader devices… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Got bugs? Summer in Maine, as we all know, can be buggy, and bugs can be annoying. But the Jesup Memorial Library is out to prove that bugs can be fun! Pajama Story Time featuring “Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs!” happens Wednesday, June 18. Wear… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Bring in your tired, poor dusty glasses yearning to breathe free. In anticipation of clearer skies, the Acadia Astronomical Society presents a telescope clinic and maintenance demo at the Jesup Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 11th at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome at this free… Read More
    Friday the thirteenth may never be the same. Forsaking horror for humor, the Jesup Memorial Library brings the first truly American writer (or a reasonable facsimile thereof) to town for an evening of small plates and wine, music, entertainment, prizes, and fun on Friday, June 13… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Norman Gilliland has written a compelling novel about changing times and personal failings set in fictional yet familiar Ashton, Maine. “Downeast Ledge” is a wistful comedy about people connecting the dots to complete their images of others, for better or worse. He will be at… Read More
    Bar Harbor, ME: Interested in travel, poetry, or just “things Japanese”? Join author Carolyn Locke at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, for a slide show and reading from her latest book from Maine Authors Publishing, “Not… Read More
    BAR HARBOR, Maine — Poet Donald Wellman shares his latest collection of poetry, inspired by the people and landscape of the Cranberry Isles, at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Jesup Memorial Library. “The Cranberry Island Series” is an anthology drawing on the folklore and history of… Read More
    BAR HARBOR — Août Gris, the talented duo of Chris Gray and Gus LaCasse, will perform at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, May 18, beginning at 2 p.m. The concert is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. This… Read More
    BAR HARBOR — Talk about issues surrounding end of life – the biology, the emotions, the impact and more – at a Death Café on Sunday, May 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., in a program co-sponsored by the… Read More