The Brewer Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day


Fall 2021 Programs! 

Knitting Social                                                                                                                  Every Friday, 9:30 – 11:00 

Bring yarn projects of any sort and socialize inside the library’s Cayford Room. Experienced or new knitters and crocheters welcome!

Monthly Adult Book Club                                                                                            First Monday of Each Month, 12:30 – 1:30 & 5:30 – 6:30 (Labor Day to Memorial Day)

Starting on Monday September 13th, our adult Book Club is back! The Club will meet the first Monday of each month (except in September due to Labor Day), and will now have two time slots: 12:30 – 1:30 and 5:30 – 6:30. The 12:30 slot is full, but we’re looking for participants for our 5:30 slot. Due to the difficulty of acquiring so many books, please be prepared to provide your own copy of the book or to share with another member. Please call (207) 989-7943 to register.

September 13th – In a Sunburned Country, by Bill Bryson

October 4th – Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

November 1st – The Night Watchman: A Novel, by Louis Erdrich

December 6th – The Noel Letters, by Richard Paul Evans

The British Invasion and American Answer: A Musical Journey (Zoom)                   Thursday, December 2nd, 7:00 – 8:00pm

Take a fun and nostalgic journey through the most iconic and greatest era of rock-and-roll history with author and pop culture historian Marty Gitlin. This presentation highlights performance videos of influential British Invasion superstars such as the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Kinks, Hollies, Dave Clark Five and The Who, as well as American artists that provided a wonderful reply such as the Beach Boys, Mamas and Papas, Temptations, Byrds, Monkees, Simon & Garfunkel and Rascals. This Zoom program also includes trivia questions for patrons to ponder (including snippets of songs from which patrons must identify the band!) and will conclude with a question-and-answer period. Author Martin Gitlin will have autographed and personalized copies of his books available for online purchase following the program. Click here to register.

Human Body SPIN Club for Grades 3 – 8!                                                          Thursdays, 2:45 – 3:45

Join 4H professionals Sheila Norman and Emily Mott for a five-week series about the human body on Thursdays, November 4th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th, and December 16. Subjects will include the nervous system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the skeletal system, and the circulatory system. Home, private, and public school students are all welcome to attend. For students in grades 3rd – 8th. Click here to register.

Children’s Story Time!                                                                                              Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:15

Starting September 7th, Miss Shelley will present a toddler story time and craft every week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30AM. The program will be the same both days. It’s FREE!



Dog Ears: Reading Therapy for Kids!                                                                  Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00

Starting September 8th, Jade and Sally will return! Come and read a story to our tail-waggin’ tutor Jade for 15 minutes. Please call 989-7943 to set up an appointment.



Maine Audubon Nature Explorer Backpacks

You can now check out three Maine Audubon Nature Explorer Backpacks! The birds, wildlife, and plant-themed packs make it easier for families to get outside, connect to nature, and learn about Maine’s habitat year-round. The backpacks are made possible by Maine Audubon and the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation.


Board Games!

Check out one of our thirty-three different board games! From classics like Chess and the Game of Life to more obscure indie games like Zogar’s Gate and Four Tribes, we have something for everyone. Click here to see what we have and put one on hold!


Seasonal Programs


This seasonal project will be up at the Brewer Rec., Memorial Day through Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Please call the Library for more information on the project.



Summer Reading Program, six weeks, June through July, for children ages newborn through 8th grade. Stay tuned for the 2022 Summer Reading program, Oceans of Possibilities!



Visit our online calendar which includes even more City of Brewer events!


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