Adult Library Programs

Second Monday Book Club

We meet in the 3rd floor conference room 6:00-7:30.

Join us to discuss these modern classics:

January 8  -  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

February 12 - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

March 12 -  The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

April 9 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

May 14 - The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Sign up at the main circulation desk if you need a copy of the book.



Thuya Garden

Tuesday January 23rd, 6:30

Belfast Garden Club Evening Lecture Series:

Two Island Gardens:  Asticou and Thuya-  a talk by author Letitia Baldwin.

All are invited to join Letitia Baldwin for an illustrated talk about these two beautiful gardens which are located in Northeast Harbor and are owned and operated by the Land and Garden Preserve of Mount Desert Island.  Learn how they were born, thanks to the passion of lifelong Northeast Harbor resident Charles K. Savage, funding from John D. Rockefeller, and the azaleas and rhododendrons rescued from renowned landscape architect Beatrix Farrand’s gardens in Bar Harbor.

Letitia Baldwin is the author of the book, “Two Island Gardens: Asticou Azalea Garden and Thuya Garden”.

Tuesday January 30th, 6:30

 Tim Seymour and Daniel Quintanilla will show a film about their 100-mile August 2016 traverse of Wyoming’s Wind River Mountain Range. There will be a question-and-answer session after the film presentation.

Tim Seymour is a local freelance graphic designer who lives in Rockport.Daniel Quintanilla is a documentary filmmaker and editor , he lives in Rockland. The two have been soccer teammates for many years and are planning another couple of hikes out west this summer : the Sawtooths in Idaho and the Sierra Nevada in California.

For more visit the calendar of events



Ongoing DIY Programs :



Wednesdays January 10th and 24th, February 7th and 28th

Knitters of all experience levels are welcome to join us the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month , from 4-5:30 pm in the Abbott Room. This drop-in event is a chance for knitters- and crocheters too- of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects. Library staff will have computers available to demonstrate how to use and other websites to help find patterns and organize your work. Registration is not required. For more information please call 338-3884 ext.10

The Belfast Free Sketchers 2018 Schedule

Tuesdays  January 9, February 13, March 10, April 10 
2-4pm, in the Abbott Room.
Sketch, paint with watercolors, write & have fun with fellow sketchers & journalers.
Free & open to the public & open to all levels of experience.
For more information call the library at 338-3884 ext. 10