What’s new at Ogunquit Library?

Velvet was the night
Lightning strike : a novel
The noise
Another kind of Eden
The madness of crowds
One got away
The women of Troy : a novel
The paper palace
A slow fire burning
High stakes
Forgotten in death
Robert B. Parker
Beautiful world, where are you
Time for school, little blue truck
Dasher : how a brave little doe changed Christmas forever
A Ben of all trades : the most inventive boyhood of Benjamin Franklin
Red & Lulu
The downstairs girl
The turnout : a novel
We were never here : a novel
Four thousand weeks : time management for mortals
The heart principle
Summer on the bluffs : a novel
The night she disappeared : a novel
We are the Brennans
Once there were wolves
Enemy at the gates : a Mitch Rapp novel
Apples never fall : a novel
The vixen : a novel
Countdown Bin Laden : the untold story of the 247-day hunt to bring the mastermind of 9/11 to justice
A peculiar combination
The Field house : a writer
Harlem shuffle
Rock paper scissors
The burning : a novel
Survive the night : a novel

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

The Ogunquit Memorial Library has received a memorial gift by the family of the late Cynthia Reid Armbruster and Howard Joseph Reid, her late father. The gift is being used to enlarge and enhance the Library’s fine arts holdings. Click here to see our new art books. See a sample of the gift below.

Women of the world : a global collection of art
The Guerrilla Girls
Enchanted lives, enchanted objects : American women collectors and the making of culture, 1800-1940
The image of the Black in Western art. Volume V, Part 1 The twentieth century : The impact of Africa
The image of the Black in western art. V, part 2 The twentieth century : the rise of black artists
The art of still life : a contemporary guide to classical techniques, composition, and painting in oil
Book of beasts : the bestiary in the medieval world
The Louvre : all the paintings
Painting by numbers : data-driven histories of nineteenth-century art
Mexico and American modernism
Christopher Wilmarth : light and gravity
The pastel artist
Painting brilliant skies and water in pastel
Colored pencil painting bible : techniques for achieving luminous color and ultrarealistic effects
Pen & ink drawing : a simple guide
The elements of landscape oil painting : techniques for rendering sky, terrain, trees, and water
Classical painting atelier : a contemporary guide to traditional studio practice
Painting trees : colour, line and texture through the seasons
Daily painting : paint small and often to become a more creative, productive, and successful artist
Strengthen your paintings with dynamic composition
David Bellamy
Experimental landscapes in watercolour
Watercolor painting : a comprehensive approach to mastering the medium
Water, paper, paint : exploring creativity with watercolor and mixed media
The spirit of the brush : chinese brush painting techniques : simplicity, spirit, and personal journey
Portrait painting atelier : old master techniques and contemporary applications
earth, sea and sky
Edward Hopper
N.C. Wyeth : new perspectives
Florence : the paintings & frescoes, 1250-1743
Bosch and Bruegel : from enemy painting to everyday life
Three thousand years of Chinese painting
Maurice Prendergast
the imprint of place

Ogunquit Memorial Library presents:

Spooky Stories at the Library
Tuesday, October 26, 9:30-10:30am

Ogunquit Memorial Library presents Spooky Stories at the Library. Wear your Halloween costume and join us at the library to hear a story and do an activity. This program is appropriate for ages 2 – 6, siblings are always welcome. Masks are required in the Library.

Masks are now required inside the library.

Good news everyone!! The Ogunquit Memorial Library received a share of The FABULOUS FIND’s July profits! The Fabulous Find has presented us with a check for $8391.23!

The FABULOUS FIND is a non-profit resale boutique that benefits the local community. You’ll forget you’re in a resale store as you peruse the designer clothing, jewelry, home accessories, furniture, music and books in their bright and cheery space.  Your purchase or donation of gently used items will benefit Piscataqua Region arts, environment, food pantry, fuel assistance, animal shelter and educational organizations that the Fabulous Find’s board selects each month!

The FABULOUS FIND partners with three recipients each month and encourages them to use their contact lists to drive up merchandise donations and sales, as all profits benefit them at the end of their month. Our recipients benefit many facets of our community, including the arts, education, the environment, Womenade groups, children, veterans, animals, food, fuel, physical and mental health, etc, and now the Ogunquit Memorial Library. In the past 11 years The Fabulous Find has given almost $2,000,000 to over 155 area non-profits!

The Fabulous Find’s Hours: Wed-Sat  9:30am to 5:30 pm. Monday – Saturday 9:30 am to 5:50 pm Sunday 11-4
Closed Tuesdays​
139 State Rd, Kittery, ME 03904​
Phone (207) 439-8669



Masks are now required inside the library.

Our next Gabby Gathering:

Gabby Gathering – Tech Help
Thursday, October 21, 2:30-3:30pm at the library

We will be hosting a drop-in technology help session covering the following:

• Basic computer skills
• OverDrive/Libby and cloudLibrary eBook collection for free eBooks and Audiobooks
• Email/Internet basics
• Social media
• Office productivity software (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, presentations)
• Usage of patron owned devices such as eReaders, tablets, and smartphones
• Basic computer troubleshooting
• Other computer or technology-related questions


We change our Winter hours in October. As of October 1st we are now open Tuesday – Saturday, 9am-noon and 2-5pm. We are closed on Mondays during the winter. We are currently requiring masks inside the library. For more information, visit www.ogunquitlibrary.com, email us at info@ogunquitlibrary.com, or call 207 646 9024.

New Nature Adventure Backpacks

Thanks to a grant from the Maine Public Library Fund we have 6 new 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.


Don’t forget that you can access ebooks and audiobooks from home using the CloudLibrary! Check our Facebook page or give us a call at 207-646-9024 for up-to-date information.

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