Library Safety Announcement

Under ConstructionThe Thomas Memorial Library is now under construction. The town is working very closely with the construction manager to ensure maximum precautions for the safety of patrons, children and others on the adjacent playground, and for a safe working environment for on-site staff and construction workers.

The safety precautions include maintaining a separation of construction activity from ongoing daily use of the facilities. Yet, at times with deliveries and equipment moving in and out, everyone will need to be vigilant and careful. Continue reading.

Special Events for Children and Families begin April 2!

Cape Celebrates LiteracyWe are offering a number of special literacy events for children and families as part of this year’s annual community-wide literacy festival, including special story times for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, author events, and an after school writing and drawing workshop for grades 2 and up with author/illustrator Sarah Dillard. Click here for complete details on all these special events!

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group (Postponed Until April)

Fantasy Sunrise

Update: Due to illness, Adrian will be unable to host the first discussion, originally scheduled for March 31. We will be rescheduling the event for April 28th.


Join Adrian Alexander for a lively and in depth discussion of science fiction and fantasy books, a new selection each month. The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 28, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Library/Learning Commons of the Cape Elizabeth Middle School. 

The book to be discussed at the March meeting will be Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, by Phillip K. Dick (the book that was the basis for the film Blade Runner starring Harrison Ford.) If you are interested in participating in the group, please contact Adrian at the library, or by email: