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

Clock Dance

by Anne Tyler


by Lions Gate

Inside Out & Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

This Time Might be Different

by Elaine Ford

Radio Free Vermont

by Bill McKibben

News and notes

Malaga Island Presentation and Annual Meeting-Oct. 20

Join us for a very brief annual meeting at 12:45 followed by a presentation on Malaga Island by Maine Historical Society’s Chief Curator, Kate McBrien. This presentation, attended by over 75 people in July, is back by popular demand. If you missed it this summer, or have more questions, be sure to come to Community Hall. Kate will begin speaking immediately after our annual meeting.

Harpswell Day-Oct 13

Yes! CHL will be participating in this event! Come visit our space where we will have our Elijah Kellogg collection, stories of Cundy’s Harbor, and some fun surprises. If you would like to share your Cundy’s Harbor stories, there will be a sign-up sheet so you can come to the library and have your tale recorded! See you there!

Flu Shot Clinic

Come to the library to get your flu vaccination! Walgreen’s staff will be on the premises on Sat., Sept. 27th from 10:30-noon. You can sign up ahead of time if you wish. Bring your insurance card. Call the library to reserve your time and get more information. 725-1461.

Mark you calendar!

On Saturday, Sept.22, come to hear Reed Coles of Harpswell Heritage Land Trust talk about the progress on the newest preserve-right in our neighborhood. We’ll meet at 10:30 at Little Pond Rd off Bethel Point Rd. Wear appropriate shoes/boots. Call the library at 725-1461 with any questions.

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.