Saturday, April 17th @ 3:00pm
The Old Man and the Sea
Beginning on April 5th, PBS will broadcast a 3-part, 6-hour documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on Ernest Hemingway. In conjunction with this event, we will be reading one of Hemingway’s shortest but most captivating novels. Please join us in person or via Zoom!
Join via Zoom:
(If the link above does not work, please start Zoom manually and click join a meeting. Then input the ID and passcode below to join!)
Meeting ID: 890 5023 0118
Saturday, April 24th @ 3:00pm
Mark West and Nada Subotincic, retired professors of architecture, take us on a magical tour of this ancient and historically significant city in the Middle East.
Growing Up on Islesboro w/ John Mitchell
Tuesday, April 27th @ 3:00pm
Join Islesboro’s own living human treasure, John Mitchell, as he shares stories of life on Islesboro, beginning when there were only horses for transportation! Hear how the island has changed, and how it has stayed the same.
Islesboro Islands Trust
April Activity Kits!
IIT is offering new Monthly Activity Kits for children ages 3-7 and parents. Have fun outdoors and connecting with nature with the help of a new seasonally-themed kit every month! Activity Kits are available for pick-up at the Library -- ask for one at the front desk. While at the library, check out some of the books each kit recommends or tune in to the Library Story Time to catch a recorded reading from each month's book list.
April Activity Kit - Earth Day & Springtime
Bird Feeder Kit
Bird Nest Match-Up Cards
Plant a Seed Kit
Seed Germination Information
Earth Day Bingo Kit
Earth Day Questions to Ask
Most activities require only common household items. IIT has included materials that may not be as easily accessed. Questions? Or for more information, contact Chloe Joule at email@example.com or (207) 734-6907, or check out the Islesboro Islands Trust Website.
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Don't See the Book you Want in the Library?
Here's How to Get It!
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 it should be in the ALPL collection, we’ll buy it and let you know when the book is available for check-out.
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.
These pre-recorded programs are accessible HERE.
Join Library Assistant Richard Coombs as he reads excerpts from new arrivals.
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.
Directory of Senior Services
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!