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Book Discussion

Wednesday, Jul. 10th @ 5:00 PM

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Islands of Maine: Where America Really Began
by Bill Caldwell

Summer Reading Program

"Read, Renew, Repeat"
All Summer Long!

The Summer Reading Program has started up yet again! Make your own reading goals and earn rewards for reading! Ask our staff about getting a reading long and getting started on your own Summer-long reading adventure!

IIT Nature Activity Kits

Available All Summer!

Are you bored and looking for something to do? Ask about our Nature Activity Kits, provided by the Islesboro Islands Trust! Every kit comes with an activity meant to help you learn about the natural world around our island and comes with everything you'll need for the activity or experiment enclosed, as well as all the instructions! Come pick them up at the front desk!

Geocaches, Library Style

All Summer Long!

Looking for something exciting to do? Why not go on a real life treasure hunt! Stop by the library to pick up your instructions, hunt down the coordinates, walk the island trails, and find the clues you need to uncover your prize! And while you're at it, you might just find your new favorite story while you're out there!

Good luck, adventurers!

Traditional Irish Music

Presented by FRIENDS of the Library
Saturday, June 22 @ 3:00 PM

Join us in the library to hear Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen, two of America's most highly regarded young players of traditional Irish music.

"Their playing is steeped in lifelong study of the Irish tradition, and is at the same time, colored by their American roots.

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.

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.          


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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