Here's what's happening at the Ellsworth Public Library during the month of October, 2023. All programs are free unless indicated. The Library is  open

  • Monday 9 5 p.m. (Closed October 9 for Indigenous Peoples' Day)
  • Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New Programs

  • Messy Makers - Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - Join Miss Keli, for the preschool Process Art program where the focus is on exploring new materials and having fun, rather than completing the perfect art project. Children will create with different mediums and make one-of-a-kind art projects!
  • Tai Chi Tuesdays at 4 p.m. 0 The Ellsworth Public Library is partnering with Nia Zeldin of Healthy Acadia for this 8-week Tai Chi for Beginners workshop. Comprised of qigong and Yang style mind-body movements, this Tia Chi for Health Institute program is a gentle but strong foundation for better health and well-being for all ages.
  • Homeschool Hour Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. -Join Ms.. Keli and Ms. Renee for a different homeschool activity every Wednesday. Best for school age children.
  • Teen Crafting 2nd Saturday (October 14) - Adriana will have a different craft project for teens every 2nd Saturday of the month, in the Teen Room.
  • Yoga for Beginners - 3rd Wednesday of the Month (October 18th) Join Genevieve from Bala Bee Yoga for the new monthly beginner classes! Suggested $5.00 donation per person, Registration required.

Special Programs

  • College Essay Support - October 5th, 12th, and 19th 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a local English Teacher for help writing or revising your college application essay.
  • Beginning Watercolor Class - October 6th 10 a.m. - Registration is required, all supplies are provided.
  • Author Talk with Sue Bregman - October 19th at 6 p.m. - Route 1 in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts ia an unapologetic combination of historic gravity, exuberant entertainment, unexpected juxtapositions and wonderfully kitschy roadside attractions. New England road trippers will encounter roller coasters and candlepin bowling, lobster rolls and homemade pie, colonial-era taverns and granite fabrications. Author and photographer Susan Mara Bregman traveled Route 1 from Fort Kent to Attleboro Massachusetts to tell the story of this highway of history.
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale - October 28th 0 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Halloween Storytime - October 30th 10:30 a.m. - Join Ms. Sarah and Ms. Keli for a not-too spooky Halloween storytime! Children will listen to stories, sing songs and make a Halloween craft.

For a full list of activities check out the calendar below

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