The Brewer Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 10th in observance of Indigenous People's Day.

Programs

Fall 2022 Programs! 


Book Club, First Monday of Each Month

Monday, October 3

Discuss: Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand a novel by Helen Simonson

Monday, November 7

Discuss: Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown

Monday, December 5

Discuss: The Stationery Shop A novel by Marjan Kamali

Monday, January 9

Discuss: A Penny for a Hundred a novel by Ethel Pochoki


Thursdays in the Archives: Joshua Chamberlain’s Promotion
Thursday, October 6th, 7:00pm on Zoom
Civil War historian and author Brian F. Swartz will present a lecture on Joshua Chamberlain on Thursday, October 6th at 7PM on Zoom. His program will focus on Chamberlain’s battlefield promotion to Brigadier General and the Senate resolution bestowing that title, which the library has in its collection.
A Brewer native and a Bangor Daily News reporter and editor for 27 years, Brian launched his Maine at War column in April 2011 and his weekly Maine at War blog in March 2012. Brian and his wife, Susan, live in Hampden.
A new Thursdays in the Archives Zoom lecture will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Registration is not required. Visit https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/86388696587 or our Facebook page at the time of each program. The Zoom link is good for all Thursday in the Archives programs.

Thursdays in the Archives: Siege at the Statehouse
Thursday, November 3rd, 7:00pm on Zoom
Brewer Public Library will host a talk by author Mac Smith on Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00 PM, Smith will speak about his new book Siege at the State House, which tells the true story of a coup that was attempted between Maine’s governor and the leaders of a new political party, almost plunging the United States into its second Civil War.
A Navy veteran of the first Gulf War and former reporter for The Bar Harbor Times, Mac Smith now lives in Stockton Springs, Maine, in the village of Sandy Point. He is also the author of Mainers on the Titanic and Peyton Place Comes Home to Maine.
A new Thursdays in the Archives Zoom lecture will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Registration is not required. Visit https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/86388696587 or our Facebook page at the time of each program. The Zoom link is good for all Thursday in the Archives programs.

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

Starting September 6th, 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.

 

 


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

Starting September 14th, 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

StoryWalk®

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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