What’s New at Ogunquit Library?

We are closed on Thanksgiving, November 24th.

Community Survey

Your feedback is requested on one of the most valuable assets in Ogunquit- the Ogunquit Memorial Library. Whether you use the Library or just admire it as you drive by – please take just 3 – 5 minutes if you’re a resident (full or part time) to provide us your insights today by clicking the link below and filling out a brief survey: http://omlsurvey.com/

New Books for November 2022

Holding the line : inside the nation
Peril in Paris
Marple : twelve new stories
Desert star
Murder in a Cape cottage
Going rogue : rise and shine twenty-nine
The couple at the table : a novel
Lady justice : women, the law, and the battle to save America
The breach : the untold story of the investigation into January 6th
Things we never got over
Now is not the time to panic : a novel
I am Ruby Bridges
The magic kingdom
Racing the light : a novel
Dawnlands : a novel
Confidence man : the making of Donald Trump and the breaking of America
Flight : a novel
Secluded cabin sleeps six
Hunting time
Bleeding Heart Yard
Hellburner : a novel of the Oregon files
Murder at Black Oaks
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The perfect assassin

Many of the books above are on the New York Times Best Sellers list.


New art books continue to arrive from the Cynthia Reid Armbruster and Howard Joseph Reid memorial gift. Click here to see the press release and our new art books.

Drawing and painting people : a fresh approach
American impressionist : Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals
How to become a successful artist
Nature
Modern painters, old masters : the art of imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War
Hans Hofmann : works on paper
Weatherbeaten : Winslow Homer and Maine
John Marin : Modernism at midcentury
Painting summer in New England
Gauguin : metamorphoses
Magritte : the mystery of the ordinary, 1926-1938
What is a print? : selections from the Museum of Modern Art

New Titles for Children

The lantern house
Counting on Frank
The emperor
Nana loves you more
Rachel Carson cared about our world
How to catch the Easter Bunny
In my heart : a book of feelings
Aunt Sass Christmas stories
Katy has two grampas
Not enough lollipops
The 1619 Project : born on the water
The year we learned to fly
Tiny T. Rex and the impossible hug
Stuntboy, in the meantime
Aaron Slater, illustrator
The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
Dragons love tacos
Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book
Please read to me
Change sings : a children
The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse
Room on the broom
Crossing Niagara : the death-defying tightrope adventures
Helen
Time for school, little blue truck

Funding has been provided by The Maine Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.


Holiday Stories

at the Library

Saturday, December 10th at 2pm

Join us during Ogunquit Christmas by the Sea for a holiday story hour featuring guest reader Julie Woods.


The Ogunquit Memorial Library thanks the Maine AARP for sponsoring our Plan Ahead & Age Well series. We also want to thank all of our local presenters who gave engaging and informative programs. And last but not least thank you to all who attended these programs.

Please follow this link to read more about the topics covered. We have brochures here at the library if you are interested in more information.


Nature Adventure Backpacks

Thanks to a grant from the Maine Public Library Fund we have 6 backpacks with the following themes: Birding, Nature Hikes and Tide pooling/Rocks of the Marginal Way. Each theme has 2 backpacks; one backpack containing contents for adults and one backpack with more child-friendly contents.

Ogunquit Historic Group

Wednesday, December 7th at 2:30pm

This gathering meets monthly to document the formal and informal history of Ogunquit. Bring your knowledge and memories and join the discussion.


Fiber Arts Friends

Saturday, December 17th at 2:30pm

Sweet Stitches is a crafting group for knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, and other fiber arts. Join us and bring a project you are currently working on or a finished object to share and begin a new one.


December Book Club

We will be discussing Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson.

Tuesday, December 20th from 11am-12pm in-person at the library.

Please contact us and let us know if you will be attending; 207-646-9024 or info@ogunquitlibrary.com.


Artistic Bookbinding

Saturdays from 9:30-11:30am here at the library

Please call before coming to make sure the group is meeting.

This is an established group that meets weekly at the library and welcomes interested newbies to come learn about the art of bookbinding.

This event is recommended for age 12 and older. Call the library for more details, 207-646-9024.

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