Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

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2018 EVENTS

AUGUST 2018

AUGUST 1 – 4
ANNUAL LIBRARY BOOK SALE & FAIR

See you at Sylvester Field at Lowell’s Cove for our annual book sale, 10AM- 2 PM each day. This is an OIL major fundraiser and great fun.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 beginning at 10 AM we have a bake sale and later in the day we have a hot lunch for sale.

KIDS’ ACTIVITIES at the ANNUAL BOOK SALE & FAIR on AUGUST 1, 10AM -2PM
Hoola Hoop Mania with Amanda from 10-11AM. Amanda supplies the hoops or bring your own.  Additional Kids’ Activities and Games until 2 PM.

Books, CDs, DVDs, Puzzle, “White Elephant Items”, Homemade Baked Goodies, Yummy Lunch Stuff, & Activities for Kids.

OTTO the Moose will make an appearance courtesy of Bill Dodge Auto Group.

Lauren Abbey Greenberg, author of “The Battle of Junk Mountain” will have a table at the sale to sell and sign her books. She is an award-winning scriptwriter/producer and a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature.
Lauren lives in MD & has spent summers in Maine for 20 years. Her book is loosely based on her time in Maine. Its about a hoarder, protecting memories, and intergenerational relationships.

If other local authors are interested in setting up a table at the sale, please contact the library.

Volunteers are needed to help make this MAJOR OIL FUNDRAISER a success. Volunteers are needed for baking, set up, and working the sales. Please contact the library if you would like to help out. Thanks.

SEPTEMBER 2018

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1: LONGEST YARD SALE
9AM-2PM
Rent a table and sell or come and find some treasures or enjoy some baked goods.

Across the lawn at the Orr’s Island Library
1 Day Only, rain date Sun. Sept. 2
Set-up time 8am
Tables rent from the library $10 for a 6 ft. Table
Household goods, Antiques, Collectibles
Call: John Webster, 833-5430 or jwebster85@comcast.net
To reserve your table today.

BAKERS please drop off your items at 8 AM. THANK YOU.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 AT 7 PM
FIRST THURSDAY PROGRAM – FRANK CONNORS

Self Publishing, Rewards and Dangers!
The Member Services Manager for People Plus for 15 years, Frank will read from his book, Speaking Frankly, and reveal details about his next book.

OCTOBER 2018

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 AT 7 PM
FIRST THURSDAY PROGRAM – BENJAMIN WILLIAMSON

Magazine Cover Photographs
Brunswick resident and Director of Photography for Down East magazine, Bens photographs have graced many front covers over the years. He comes to Harpswell frequently when the light is just right.

NOVEMBER 2018

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 AT 7 PM
FIRST THURSDAY PROGRAM – SUSAN BEEGEL PhD

“Harriet Beecher Stowe, The Pearl of Orr’s Island and Maine Summer Tourism”
This illustrated lecture will explore how Pearl-based tourism helped a small Maine fishing village reinvent itself for a new summer economy.

DECEMBER 2018

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 AT 7 PM
FIRST THURSDAY PROGRAM – BOB GARVER

Let’s Talk and Taste Coffee
Bob, Orr’s Island resident and the owner of Wicked Joe Organic Coffee will talk about his
Mission to source exceptional coffee from around the world, guarantee sustainable wages for the farmers who grow our wonderful beans, and roast epic coffee for each and every customer. This will be the 4th December tasting of our 1st Thursday Programs.

 

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