Windows 10 Intermediate

12/6-12/8, 3-4 PM

Understanding Cloud Library

12/7, 10-11 AM

Identifying Fraud and Scams

12/14, 10-11 AM

Introduction to Google Sheets

1/4-1/5, 10-11 AM

Is Quickbooks Right for You?

1/5, 1/12, 6-7 PM

Intro to Google Drive & Docs

1/12-1/14, 2:30-3:30 PM

Intro to Apple Pages

1/18-1/20, 1-2 PM

Intro to Microsoft Excel

1/19-1/21, 11 AM - 12 PM

Beyond Gmail (Google Account)

1/20-1/21, 4-5 PM

Here's some exciting news!

The Alice L. Pendleton Library has partnered with the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to offer FREE classes on technology, hardware, and software right here at the library.

All classes are all about helping those who have difficulty with technology learn the basics of their devices and software to help them use them to their full potential. If you're interested, please consult the list to the right for the classes we're currently hosting here, as well as their dates. Anything with more than one date will be a multi-session course, so you will be expected to show up for each session.

Preregistration is not required, you can walk in for a class, but you will have to fill out an enrollment form upon arrival, and please keep in mind that there is a  limit of 10 spots per class, so first come, first serve.

If you're interested in any of the classes currently offered, click on the name of the class above for more information and to register and reserve your spot. Classes will be held at the library at the scheduled date and time, and it is recommended (though not required) that you bring your own device to work on.

If you have any questions, or need help registering for the class, please feel free to ask us at the library! We'd be happy to help.

New classes will be offered as time goes on, so please check back frequently to see what else NDEC is offering!

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Story Time!

Every Saturday at 10:30 AM

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Don't See What You Want in the Library?
Here's How to Get It!

Inter-library Loan

In most cases, we can request a book from another library and have it within a few days. Just ask at the circulation desk.


Request for Purchase

We love getting requests and recommendations! If we think a book, DVD, magazine, newspaper, game, or database should be in the ALPL collection, we’ll buy it and let you know when it is available for check-out. You can make requests by clicking here.


Cloud Library

Hundreds of e-books and audio books are available on Cloud Library through our website. Just go to alplibrary.org, click on “On-line Resources,” and scroll down to Cloud Library. Once you enter your library card number and download the appropriate app, you can access fiction, non-fiction, best sellers, classics, young adult, and childrens’ books and enjoy these resources  on your personal media devices.          

Recorded Programs

Watch pre-recorded programs  HERE.


Book Blog.  Join Library Assistant Richard Coombs as he reads excerpts from new arrivals.


Story Time. Follow along with Ms. Melissa as she reads the ten Chickadee Award nominees, then follow the link at the end of the video to a fun craft related to the story.


Website Walkthrough and Zoom Tutorial.  Learn how to use Zoom and all that our website has to offer.


Donations Welcomed

Consider making a direct donation to the Friends of the Library by sending a check made out to Friends of the Alice L. Pendleton Library to P.O. Box 87, Islesboro, ME 04848.  Thank you!

Bring your little ones to the library every Saturday this fall, winter, and spring, to hear a story, sing songs, do crafts, and catch up on the latest little news!

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LEGO Club!

Every Wednesday in November @ 3:15 PM

The Library has LOTS of Legos! Kids can join groups according to interest level. All ages are welcome. The afternoon begins with a book for inspiration, then a structured project, then free play!

Snack will be provided! Come check it out!

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