Come to the library fora  reading log, set and reach your Reading Goal, and then collect your Reading Reward at the library!

Story Walk

Music of the Sea by Susanna Isern and Marta Chicote on IIT's Mill Dam trail, located on Ryder Road!

Geocaching, Library Style!

Come to the Library to get the coordinates, go to the IIT trails, find the geocaches, find the books in the library, get a free Dark Harbor Shop ice cream cone!

For Kids, All Summer Long!

The Summer Reading Program:
"Oceans of Opportunities"

Local Author Talks

At the Library, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM

June 25th - Elizabeth Elliot
July 30th - Laura West
August 13th - William Chanler

Summer Book and Bake Sale

Annual Book Sale
July 16-23, 10:30 AM-4:30 PM

Friends' Bake Sale
July 16, 10:30-4:30


Contact the ALP Library at (207)-734-2218 or email to set up your Telehealth Appointment!

Gardening Tools

Now Available!

It's that time of year again!

Gardening tools are once again available for checkout via the ALP library! Tools include, but are not limited to:

Wheelbarrows, seeders, hedge clippers, branch trimmers, dollies, trowels, and augers. Don't see what you need? Let us know and we'll see if we can get it for you!

Interested in our plans for the future?

Click Here for our Strategic Plan document! It will tell you everything you want to know about what we're doing for the library's future!

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, 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.          

Affordable Devices Program

The National Digital Equity Center has an affordable devices program that provides no-cost or low-cost computers and tablets to Maine residents 18 years or older, and who are of low to moderate income. If you need a new computer or device, you can apply by Clicking Here, or coming into the library, where we will be happy to help you apply!


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!

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