Spring is in the Air at the ALP Library!
Gardening tools are now out of the shed and available for checkout! Looking to spruce up your yard? Come and take a look at our selection!
Free Little Libraries
The Little Libraries dotted around the open are once again operational. Stop by, grab a little paperback and feel free to leave one behind for someone else!
Looking to grow something this summer? Stop by the library to pick up some fruit, veggie, or flower seeds! And once you've got the fruits of your labor, share the love and bring some seeds back here for next year for another lucky gardener!
June Story Time!
Thursday, June 1st and 8th @3:15 PM
Music is the theme for the last two story times of the school year! Read a book about music, make a musical instrument, and enjoy a snack with friends.
The bus will drop kids off at the library so long as they have a note.
YA Outdoor Movie
The library will be screening "If I Stay" (Rated PG-13), starring Chloe Grace Mretz.
The movie will be held outdoors (weather permitting) in the back fenced area. Please bring something to sit on. Pizza, popcorn, and soda will be provided!
Friday, June 2nd @7:00 PM
The Final Lego Club
Wednesday, June 7th @3:15 PM
This will be the final day of Lego Club of the school year, which means it's time to deconstruct our builds!.
All are welcome and the bus drops students off at the library so long as they have a note.
Saturday, June 10th @3:30 PM
We will be discussing "The Body" by Stephen King.
Copies are available for checkout at the library and all are welcome to participate!
Friday, June 16th @2:30 PM
The library will be screening "Stand By Me" (Rated R), the film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Body" starring Will Wheaton and River Phoenix.
The Readblog is back up and running!
Tune in to the Library's Youtube channel every week on Saturday for a small snippet of a new book read by Richard Coombs. Get a sample of a book you might just be interested in!
Fiction and nonfiction for young and old will be covered. You can view it all over here.
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!
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.
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.
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!