What’s New at Ogunquit Library?
Check out our new Health Equity Collection
We have recently been awarded a grant from Network National of Library of Medicine Region 7 to supplement our collection with books that amplify diverse voices writing on health/medical topics and that promote health literacy. Come in and check out our new Health Equity Collection.
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.
Ogunquit Museum of American Art Passes
We have 4 daily passes to the museum, https://ogunquitmuseum.org/. The passes must be picked up the morning you plan to go; first come, first served. You do not need to be a patron of the library to take advantage of our museum passes.
For more information call the library at 207-646-9024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
to all our Story Hour guests for the 2023 summer season.
Ogunquit Surfing Meeting
Wednesday, September 27th
This monthly meeting explores and remembers the history of surfing in Ogunquit.
Ogunquit Garden Club
Friday, October 13th at 3pm
Interested in joining a gardening club in Ogunquit? Come see what is planned for the rest of the season and be a part of future planning.
October Book Club
Tuesday, October 17th at 10:30am
We will be discussing The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers. We have extra copies here for borrowing.
There will be a Zoom option for this meeting.
Book Arts Group
Saturdays from 9:30-11:30am
beginning October 7th
After taking the summer off this established group is back and will meet weekly at the library. They welcome interested newbies to come learn about the art of bookbinding.
York County Elder Abuse Task Force
Thursday, September 28th
Join us as members of the York County Elder Abuse Task Force host a roadshow-style resource & educational session focusing on social isolation, aging vulnerability awareness, mental health, nutritional health, scams, and caregiving.
Various professionals will also share their knowledge and advice on how to get our communities back from the implications of the pandemic. Attendees will be gifted a bag full of resources; including ways to stay connected after the roadshow, how to stay healthy both physically and mentally, and shelf-stable items to keep at home.
This is made possible through support from Southern Maine Agency on Aging and the American Rescue Plan Act One-time Subcontracting Opportunity for Community Partners.
Ogunquit Historic Group
Wednesday, October TBD
This gathering meets monthly to document the formal and informal history of Ogunquit. Bring your knowledge and memories and join the discussion.
Gabby Gathering – Talk on the Rocks
Thursday, October 19th at 2:30pm
Our resident registered professional geologist, Jason Jutras, will present on “The Great Dying”, the Permian – Triassic Extinction Event. Come learn about the world’s largest known extinction event 251.9 million years ago that gave rise to the dinosaurs.