Clara Baker, Library Director
Amanda Crafts, Librarian Assistant
89 Bernard Road
PO Box 99
Bernard, Maine 04612-0099
Tues. and Thurs. 1 - 7
Wed. and Sat. 9 - 1
The trustees and
staff of the Bass Harbor Memorial Library will be hosting two Community
Conversations to get input from the community about the services they would
like to see provided by the library.
The public is
invited to attend either or both sessions at the library on Wednesday, August
20, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, September 17, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
invited to discuss issues and opportunities for the Tremont community as it
relates to the library. All opinions are welcome. Library users and non-users are encouraged to attend.
Advance registration is not required. Snacks and beverages will be provided at
The library plans
to hold a third Community Conversation in October with Tremont School students
to obtain opinions from younger members of our community.
The library is also
conducting an online survey as an additional way to gather community
perspectives. What would you like
to see at your library? To
take this survey, go to http://www.bassharborlibrary.com and click on Community
Community input is
an important way to guide the library trustees and staff in planning for
library services that meet community needs. For more information, questions or comments about Community
Conversations, contact Clara Baker (email@example.com or 244-3798)
We are accepting books for our book fair in August. This annual event brings together our community, distributes good reads, offers white elephant treasures, yummy food, and musical entertainment. The library purchases new books with the money from this popular event.
We are accepting book donations--drop off or leave them during library hours. We look forward to seeing you at the fair!
Tremont's Charly Weir will exhibit new work in August. There will be a reception for the artist on Thursday, August 7 from 4:40-6pm.
The Tremont Historical Society meets monthly at BHML on the second monday of each month; the organization delivers lectures on the fourth Monday of each month.
Monday, June 23, 7pm Meredith Hutchins will talk about Tremont homes
Monday, July 28, 7pm Nat Fenton will discuss Abraham Lincoln
Monday, August 25, 7pm the subject will be the Bass Harbor Lighthouse
Judy Taylor's oil paintings grace our walls this month. Among other works, view her beautiful depiction of the Algerine Coast in Seal Cove--a new acquisition in the library's permanent collection, recently given to the library in memory of Christina Baker.
Join us during Vacation Week, on Tuesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 24 for children's movies. There will be one showing each day at 4pm. Attendees will help with film selection.
REACH FOR THE SKY! STARS AND PLANETS
For ages 5-12
Summer Story Camp is a free program of the Southwest Harbor Library offered at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library for the week of July 7-11 from 9am-noon. Based on a weekly theme, each child will create an art project, a hand-made journal and collaborate on writing pieces. Special guests visit the camp with science, music, and art projects that tie into the week's theme. On Friday, camp ends with a gathering of campers and families to celebrate the week's accomplishments.
Call (207) 244-7065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about session availability and for more information.
ADVENTURES IN BOTANY: LUSH LEAVES, BRILLIANT BLOOMS
For children ages 7-10.
Campers will explore the botanical treasures of our island's fleeting summer, and create related artwork with guidance of guest artists and naturalists. Camp will run Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 1 from 9am-noon. An art show and closing celebration will be Aug. 1 at 6:30pm.
Contact Kathie Pratt, Camp Director, at 244-0558, email@example.com or the library.
Ruth Grierson and Lynn Lepley-Boschert presented a talk and slide show on birds on Thursday, April 3 to a full house, including library trustees who thanked Ruth for her many years of service to the library board. Ruth is conserving her time to indulge her first love, playing her violin. Ruth will continue to accompany our art openings and annual book fair with her beautiful music.