James Sulikowski, “Dr. Shark,” to Discuss Sharks in the Gulf of Maine on June 1

In this month’s entry in our Maine Wildlife Lecture Series, James Sulikowski, also know as “Dr. Shark,” will discuss the species of sharks found right here in Maine. Dr. Sulikowski has masters’ degrees in marine biology and physiology as well as a PhD in Zoology.  His work has been featured on such media outlets as the BBC series “Rise of Animals” hosted by David Attenborough, the “ocean mysteries series” hosted by Jeff Corwin, Discovery Channel’s Shark week 2016 and 2017, as well as many other local, regional and national affiliates. His talk will take place on Thursday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. FMI: Please click here. 

Story Times on Reduced Schedule for Two Weeks

chick coming out of eggAs the children’s programming team gets ready for spring, they will have a two-week planning break for many of our regular programs. From March 20 through April 1, Tiny Tunes, Mother Goose Time, and Stay & Play will continue to take place. The full schedule of story times will return during the week of April 2.

Check out the children’s program page for details.


Wonder: Parent-Child Book Discussion for Ages 8 – 12 on May 6

Wonder, by R. J. PalacioWe are pleased to be partnering with the non-profit organization Facing Maine for a parent-child book discussion (and pizza party!) based on the bestselling book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. The event has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 6 at 11:30 a.m. A movie based on the book is coming out later this year–this is your chance to read the book before you see the movie! Registration for the event is still available. Please click here for details and registration information.