Cundy’s Harbor Library is a small, well-stocked, accessible, public library serving the residents of Harpswell, Maine, particularly those living in Cundy’s Harbor and on Great Island. The library’s mission is to offer community members of all ages a collection of popular books and other materials with a special interest in Maine histories and authors.

The library provides access to technology with free WiFi and a computer for patron use. The library also serves as a meeting place for community groups and activities as well as a central point of information dissemination within the community.

New at the library

Occasional Magic

by Catherine Burns

The Great Alone

by Kristin Hannah

There There

by Tommy Orange

The Book Club

by DVD

Titanic

by DVD

News and notes

What’s Coming Up at the Library?

Sat. Sept. 21: Little Pond Preserve Walk & Talk w/Harpswell Heritage Land Trust Ex. Director Reed Coles, 10:30 am at Little Pond Rd. (off Bethel Point Rd)

Sept. 28th: The Making of the Seaweed Chronicles: A Reading, Talk and Book Signing with author Susan Hand Shetterly  1:00 pm at Cundy’s Harbor Church of the Nazarene, 863 Cundy’s Harbor Rd.

Sat. Sept. 21: Little Pond Preserve Walk & Talk w/Harpswell Heritage Land Trust Ex. Director Reed Coles, 10:30 am at Little Pond Rd. (off Bethel Point Rd)
Sat. Oct. 5: Harpswell Day: CHL will join in this annual family day of activities to celebrate historic traditional crafts and skills.  12-4 pm Harpswell Historical Society Museum Grounds 929 Harpswell Neck Rd.

Sat. Oct. 19: Annual Meeting and “How the Stones Came to Venice” w/Poet Gary Lawless  12:45 p.m. Community Hall-837 Cundy’s Harbor Rd.

Tues. Nov. 5: Election Day Bake Sale  Baked goods, soups, casseroles and more! We’ll be there most of the day! Community Hall-837 Cundy’s Harbor Rd.

Sat. Nov. 30: The Art of Giving w/Debbie Norton & Deb Yates  Children’s holiday gift-making activities using natural and recycled objects.  10:30 a.m. Library Meeting Room

Sat. Dec. 7th: Community Christmas Fair  The library will be selling books including holiday books for children. 9:00 am-3:00 p.m. Community Hall, 837 Cundy’s Harbor Rd.

Sun. Dec. 8th: Harbor Community Tree Lighting & Pot Luck: Join us as we gather at Holbrook’s Wharf then walk to Community Hall for a pot luck supper, lighting community Christmas trees along the way.

 

 

 

New Book Titles

 

If the library is closed due to the weather, you will find the announcement here and on our Facebook page. You can also call the library and there will be a message.

Meeting space

Our meeting space is available for your organization or if you need a quiet space to spread out and work on a special project. Coffee and tea are available.

To reserve the room, call (725-1461) or e-mail (chldirector@cundysharbor.me) us.

And hopefully your meeting goes better than the one pictured!