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Lego Club Announcement: Club meets Thursday October 5th at 3:30 pm, Young Adult Room

old-postcard-trainAnnouncement: We have a copy of the Oakland Historical Society’s “Historic Oakland Postcards” by Michael Denis on display in the reading room.

Welcome to Oakland Public Library

The Oakland Public Library was established in 1913 and funded by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. The library serves as a center for knowledge and growth and provides area residents with a variety of services. Visit the library to find out more.

Display of Photography by Glenn LeBlanc of Oakland.

Glenn’s photographs feature local and Maine’s outdoor beauty. He has published two books of photographs; Light on the Trail and Friends in Wild Places.

Light on the trailFriends in Wild PlacesThe display is in the reading room for the month of May.

Library News
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Sarah P. Roy – Head Librarian

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Lisa Stevens – Assistant Librarian

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Gene Roy – Children’s Librarian

Sarah Picks
Lisa Picks
  • Little Fires Everywhere

    Little Fires Everywhere

    Little Fires Everywhere In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of …Read More »
  • Dead Woman Walking

    Dead Woman Walking

    Dead Woman Walking Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman. At …Read More »
  • Glass Houses

    Glass Houses

    Glass Houses When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of …Read More »
  • Emma in the Night

    Emma in the Night

    Emma in the Night, by Wendy Walker One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old …Read More »
  • A Catalog of Birds

    A Catalog of Birds

    A Catalog of Birds, by Laura Harrington Billy Flynn always wanted to fly. An attractive young man, a patriot, he …Read More »
Gene Picks
  • Wooly

    Wooly

    Wooly “With his knack for turning narrative nonfiction into stories worthy of the best thriller fiction” (Omnivoracious), Ben Mezrich takes …Read More »
  • Shadow Divers

    Shadow Divers

    Shadow Divers For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a sport. Testing themselves against treacherous …Read More »
  • Last Hope Island

    Last Hope Island

    Last Hope Island When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled over continental Europe in the early days of World War II, the …Read More »
  • Last Hope Island

    Last Hope Island

    Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled over continental Europe in the early days of World …Read More »
  • Hue’ 1968

    Hue’ 1968

    Hue’ 1968 The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, Hue …Read More »
OPL Book Club
  • A Spool of Blue Thread

    A Spool of Blue Thread

    A Spool of Blue Thread, by Ann Tyler Meets Thursday, Oct. 19, 6pm “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. …Read More »
  • The Last Convertible

    The Last Convertible

    The Last Convertible, by Anton Myrer Thursday Sept. 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm Anton Myrer’s beloved, bestselling novel of America’s …Read More »
  • Lilac Girls

    Lilac Girls

    Lilac Girls Meets on Thursday, Aug 17th 6pm New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post …Read More »

Storytime Fridays at 10:30

Storytime
  1. Exploring magnetism with Mr. Gene

    October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  2. Halloween! with Miss Cheryl

    October 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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2017 Federal Holidays

Oakland Public Library is closed on all Federal Holidays

Date Holiday
Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20 Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 23 The day after Thanksgiving
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day