The Brewer Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. We will also be closed on all Saturdays until Labor Day.


Spring 2022 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!

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.



Summer 2022 Programs! 

Bestselling Author Paul Doiron                                                                                   Friday, August 19th, 7:00pm @ Brewer Auditorium

Join Paul Doiron at the Brewer Auditorium on August 19th at 7PM for a a book signing and a reading from his newest book, Hatchet Island.

Paul is Editor Emeritus of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, having served as Editor in Chief from 2005 to 2013, before stepping down to write full time. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He is a former member of the Maine Arts Commission and past chair of the Maine Humanities Council. He is also a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife Kristen Lindquist. His novels have been translated into 11 languages and have won numerous awards, including the Barry Award and the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel.

Acclaimed Author Phuc Tran                                                                                   Friday, July 29th, 7:00pm (Zoom)

Join Phuc Tran via Zoom on Friday, July 29th at 7PM for a talk about his memoir Sigh, Gone.
Phuc Tran was born in Sài Gòn Việt Nam, his family fled to America in 1975, and he grew up in Carlisle PA. He majored in Classical Languages and Literature at Bard College and received his Master’s Degree at University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2003, he and his wife moved to Maine, where they opened their shop, Tsunami Tattoo. Sigh, Gone received the 2021 Maine Literary Award for best memoir, the New England Book Award’s 2020 Prize for Non-fiction, and was named a best book of the year by Amazon, Audible, Kirkus Reviews, BookPage, Marie Claire, BookRiot, AudioFile Magazine, and Next Big Idea Club. To register for this Zoom program, click here.

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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