What’s New at Ogunquit Library?

Please call before coming down to the library on Saturday morning. While we plan to be open at 9am we have concerns about the cold weather and getting our cars started.

New Books for January 2023

How to keep house while drowning : a gentle approach to cleaning and organizing
The night shift
Things we do in the dark
It starts with us : a novel
The book of goose
The myth of normal : trauma, illness, & healing in a toxic culture
And there was light : Abraham Lincoln and the American struggle
Killers of a certain age
The complete guide to memory : the science of strengthening your mind
The revolutionary : Samuel Adams
The family game : a novel
The Whalebone Theatre
Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir
Dinners with Ruth : a memoir on the power of friendships
The January 6th report : the report of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol

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
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
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.


Dog & Cat Food Drive

Now through February 10th

Drop off locations:

Police Department (24/7) & Town Hall (8-4, M-F)

Needed: Dry and wet food, treats, clumping litter, new toys. We do not accept cash or checks.

February Book Club

Tuesday, February 21st at 11am

We will be discussing Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout.

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

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, February 15th 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 Group

Saturday, February 18th, 2:30-4:30pm

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.

Book Arts Group

Saturdays from 9:30-11:30am

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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