Abstract artist, Greg Mason Burns, will have his work on display for the month of November at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. He will give a reception and talk about his art Wednesday evening, November 1, 5:30 – 7:30. Not all abstract art is unrecognizable. In… Read More
      Southwest Harbor Public Library will have an amazing array of books available for all children who come trick or treating to the Library on Halloween Night, October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Come get warm, show off your costume and choose a free book. For more… Read More
      Back by popular demand, Carroll Harper, President of Carroll Harper and Associates, will give another presentation at the Southwest Harbor Public Library about the ins and outs of Medicare, Wednesday afternoon, November 1, 3:00pm. Seats are limited. Pre-registration is required. Whether you are… Read More
    Pumpkin carving, storytelling and trick-or-treating for books await kids at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. Thursday, October 26, 1:00 – 5:00, the Library will offer Pumpkin Carving. Pumpkins and tools will be provided while supplies last or bring your own. Local musicians will provide live music… Read More
    Please join Joe Marshall for a new play-reading group at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. The Southwest Harbor Drama Club, a new monthly play reading group, will hold its first gathering at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Wednesday, October 25, at 5:00 p.m. with a reading of… Read More
    Veteran hiker and author, Carey Kish, will share his adventures hiking the entire Appalachian Trail Tuesday evening, October 24, 5:30 at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. The Appalachian Trail is the most famous long distance footpath in the world, and for hikers who make the grueling… Read More
      Paul Weiss will give a reading of his poetry at the Southwest Harbor Public Library Wednesday evening, October 18, 5:30. Weiss will select pieces from his 55 years of writing. All are invited to celebrate the pleasure of the word, the poem, and the seasons. Read More
    As part of the Acadia Night Sky Festival, Daniel Krysak will give a talk about the Juno mission to Jupitar, Friday evening, September 22, 5:00. The talk is sponsored by the Southwest Harbor Public Library and will be held at the American Legion Hall, behind the Library in… Read More
    The Downeast Salmon Federation will give a talk at Southwest Harbor Public Library, Tuesday evening, September 19, 5:30 about the importance of river herring to the ecology of freshwater, estuarine, and other marine environments. River herring – alewives and blueback herring – tie our… Read More
    Elvira Madigan, the award winning hit film from 1968 will be shown at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Thursday evening, September 14 at 7:00. The film is set in Denmark in 1889, and tells the true story of star-crossed lovers Elvira Madigan, a beautiful circus… Read More
    Photographer and architect, David Kahler, will give a talk about his photography book, The Railroad and the Art of Place, Thursday evening, September 7, 5:30 at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. The book contains 100 black and white images that were taken over the course of… Read More
    Please join geologists, Duane and Ruth Braun, for a talk about the geological makeup of Mount Desert Island on Tuesday evening, Sept. 5, 5:30pm at Southwest Harbor Public Library. At the end of the talk there will be a book signing for their book, Guidebook to the Geology… Read More
    Ann Judd will give a talk at the Southwest Harbor Public Library about monarch butterflies and the Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden Tuesday evening, August 29, 5:30. This is an opportunity to learn more about monarch butterflies and one of their way stations, which is located right… Read More
    Charles Kowalski will be at the Southwest Harbor Public Library to discuss his new novel, Mind Virus, Tuesday evening, August 15, 5:30. Mind Virus, Kowalski’s first book, won the prestigious Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold Award and was finalist for the Clive Cussler Grandmaster… Read More
    All are invited to the Southwest Harbor Public Library for the red carpet event of the season – the world premiere of Summer Reading Showtime – the Movie!, Thursday evening, August 10, 6:30. Southwest Harbor Public Library, along with the Barn Arts Collective and filmmaker Peter Logue, have… Read More
    Dr. Stephen Kress will be at the Southwest Harbor Public Library Tuesday evening, August 8, 5:30 to discuss the effort being made to protect puffins and other seabirds. Worldwide, about one third of all seabird species are now globally threatened because of effects of invasive… Read More
    If you missed the Southwest Harbor Public Library’s first book sale of the summer have no worries. The Library will be holding an even bigger book sale Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Pemetic Elementary School, across the street from the Library. Read More