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Tales from the Trail: Sled Dog Gals

By MelRice on March 12, 2014, at 3:54 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072884245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Join three generations of MDI women – Meg Burden, Bethany Van Gorder and teen Lilly Anderson – for tales from sled dog …
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Celtic concert with MacLir Ceilidh Band set for Jesup March 16

By MelRice on March 12, 2014, at 3:50 p.m.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072884245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, join us at the Jesup for Celtic tunes from the MacLir Ceilidh Band & Friends …
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Fun & great food on tap for Oscar Night fundraiser to benefit Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on March 02, 2014, at 12:51 p.m.
BAR HARBOR – Tonight’s the night for great prizes, fabulous food and a fun time! Oscar Night at Reel Pizza in Bar Harbor is a fun evening to benefit the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, March 2. A pre-Oscars party starts at 6 p.m. at Reel Pizza. Tickets are $15 …

Oscar Night live broadcast at theater, pre-show party = fundraiser for Bar Harbor Library

By MelRice on Feb. 24, 2014, at 8:54 a.m.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Reel Pizza Cinerama, 33 Kennebec Place, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Are you ready for great prizes, fabulous food and a fun time? Get your tickets now for Oscar Night at Reel Pizza in Bar …
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Oscar Night fun with food & prizes plus live broadcast set for Reel Pizza in Bar Harbor March 2

By MelRice on Feb. 23, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Are you ready for great prizes, fabulous food and a fun time? Get your tickets now for Oscar Night at Reel Pizza in Bar Harbor, a fun evening to benefit the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, March 2. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple. …
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Memorials of Acadia highlighted in free Thursday talk at Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Feb. 02, 2014, at 6:45 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — The MDI YMCA and the Jesup Memorial library are teaming up to offer free exciting programs plus a little extra. Join us at the Jesup this Thursday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. for a fascinating look at “The Memorials of Acadia National Park.” Don Lenahan will give …
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New school to open on MDI, community meeting on Feb. 4 at Jesup

By MelRice on Jan. 28, 2014, at 10:10 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — The Community School, a place-based Waldorf-inspired independent school, is set to open on Mount Desert Island in the fall of 2014. An informational session and conversation about the school is set for the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. in Bar Harbor, on Tuesday Feb. 4 …
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Libby’s Loons author at Bar Harbor library on Saturday

By MelRice on Jan. 23, 2014, at 4:08 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Answer the call of the loon at the Jesup Memorial Library during a special story and craft event with the author of “Libby’s Loons” on Saturday, Jan. 25 in a program that begins at 2 p.m. All are welcome and there is no fee to attend. The …

Affordable Health Care Act explained at Bar Harbor Library

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 6:28 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Join Mount Desert Island Hospital and Jesup Memorial Library for a talk about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, Jan. …

Bangor author, educator to share ‘Everything’ at Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 6:10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org ‘Everything’ to happen at the Jesup BAR HARBOR – Amanda Morin, author of “The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book,” will be at the …
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Bangor author, educator to share ‘Everything’ at Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
BAR HARBOR – Amanda Morin, author of “The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book,” will be at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. She’ll read with kids from “If You Give a Moose a Muffin,” then do activities from her own book. This program and Ms. …
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The Day A War Didn’t Happen: Lecture at Bar Harbor Library

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 5:59 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Sometimes things that don’t happen are just as important as those that do. Fred Benson will explore and explain one such instance in “The Day A War Didn’t Happen,” a slideshow set for the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. The event in …

Diplomatic triumph averted war, story told at Bar Harbor library this Sunday, Jan. 19

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 5:48 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Sometimes things that don’t happen are just as important as those that do. Fred Benson will explore and explain one …

New group for writers to meet at Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 12, 2014, at 5:24 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Get the “write stuff” at the Jesup! Responding to demand following a successful set of writing workshops in November, the Jesup is starting …

‘What You Need to Know about Crowdfunding’ slated at Jesup Library

By MelRice on Jan. 05, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-801-8331; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR, Maine — Crowdfunding is one of the most exciting new trends to finance businesses, film and art projects, and works of …

Going to the dogs — and honoring their photographer — at the Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 05, 2014, at 7:27 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-801-8331; jesuplibrary.org There will be an artist’s reception with wine catered by Amanda Kendall of Sassafras Catering for photographer Krista Thorsell on Friday, Jan. 10 …
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Go to the dogs — and meet their photographer — at the Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 05, 2014, at 7:23 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — An artist’s reception is planned in honor of the stunning sled dog photos taken by Krista Thorsell, and now on display in the Jesup Memorial Library’s periodicals room through January. The reception will be catered by Amanda Kendall of Sassafras Catering on Friday, Jan. 10 from 6 …

Internationally renowned pianist to perform at Bar Harbor library

By MelRice on Jan. 02, 2014, at 8:20 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — The Jesup Memorial Library welcomes internationally renowned pianist and peace activist Masanobu Ikemiya for “Music of Peace, Love & Joy: …
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Pianist, peace activisit Masanobu Ikemiya to perform at Bar Harbor library Jan. 5

By MelRice on Jan. 02, 2014, at 8:17 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — The Jesup Memorial Library welcomes internationally renowned pianist and peace activist Masanobu Ikemiya for “Music of Peace, Love & Joy: From Classics to Ragtime,” a piano recital with commentaries, on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. A slideshow will accompany the music. The concert is free and …
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‘Phantom Tollbooth’ Read-Aloud: Join the Fun at the Jesup library in Bar Harbor

By MelRice on Dec. 21, 2013, at 9:35 p.m.
BAR HARBOR — Have a fun exploring the wonders of “The Phantom Tollbooth,” with Mae Corrion at the Jesup Memorial Library starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, and continuing at the same time on Thursday, Jan. 2; Friday, Jan. 3 and concluding Saturday, Jan. 4. This special read-aloud is …
 
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