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


by Susan Canizares

The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

Norman Rockwell’s Americana ABC

by Norman Rockwell


by Richard Russo

Then Came You

by Jennifer Weiner

News and notes

May Events

May 19– Saturday–10:30-noon–Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative w/Phippsburg author Irene Drago, Community Hall

May 24–Thursday–11:00–Quahog Bay Conservancy Program & Tour, Bethel Point Rd.   Meet us at the Conservancy to discuss the ambitious work of this local organization, tour the property on Bethel Point then go on the boat to take a look at their oyster site and other projects on the water.



Are You a Writer?

Please join us on Saturday, May 19th at Community Hall for a Presentation on Self-Publishing by Kristin Wagstaff of Maine Authors Publishing.

Bath Author Irene Drago will also be on hand to talk about her experience self-publishing her historical fiction novel, Daughters of Long Reach.

Karen Schneider, author of the children’s book, Skiff, the Harbormaster’s Cat will also give tips on what it takes to self-publish and market when you’re doing it all on your own.

All local writers are welcome to attend Writing Group, happening every 2nd Thursday from 2-3:30 here at the library. Call 725-1461 for details!


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 ( us.

And hopefully your meeting goes better than the one pictured!