Chewonki is Coming!
Friday, February 16th 10:30 am
Fur, Feathers and Feet: introduction to Birds and Mammals
Discover the differences and similarities between birds and mammals as we encourage active learning by dressing two students in our bear and bird costumes.
Participants handle and examine beak, foot and feather specimen to get a closer look at each animal’s special adaptations. Chewonki will bring live, non-releasable bird to bring these ideas to life.
Book and Bake Sale
“Cabin Fevah Relievah”
Feb 13 to 23
Gently used books and baked goodies
The Writers’ Club
Tuesdays at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lego Club Announcement: Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, in the Young Adult Room
Announcement: 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.
The display is in the reading room for the month of May.
- The Download Library is Moving to the cloudLibrary on March 1, 2017! On March 1, 2017, the Maine InfoNet Download …Read More »
Sarah P. Roy – Head Librarian
Lisa Stevens – Assistant Librarian
Gene Roy – Children’s Librarian
- Mr. Dickens and his Carol Charles Dickens is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His newest book is an utter flop, …Read More »
- Kissing Tolstoy What do you do when you discover that your super-hot blind date from months ago is now your …Read More »
- Tippy Toe Murder With three kids underfoot, a fourth on the way, and an oppressive heat wave bearing down, homemaker …Read More »
- The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy’s classic novel stings with honesty and resounds with drama. Spanning forty years, it’s the …Read More »
- Holiday Murder As if Lucy Stone’s Christmas schedule wasn’t busy enough, she’s also working nights at the famous mail-order company …Read More »
- The Immortalists If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? It’s 1969 in New …Read More »
- Anatomy of a scandal An astonishingly incisive and suspenseful novel about a scandal amongst Britain’s privileged elite and the women …Read More »
- The Girls in the Picture It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern …Read More »
- The Wife Between Us When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading …Read More »
- Cockroaches When the Norwegian ambassador to Thailand is found dead in a Bangkok brothel, Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched from …Read More »
- Halsey’s Typhoon Halsey’s Typhoon is the story of World War II’s most unexpected disaster at sea. In the final days …Read More »
- Cannibalism, Head Hunting and Human Sacrifice in North America This riveting volume dispels the sanitized history surrounding Native American practices …Read More »
- Bucking the Tides, by David Buckman A tale of discovery, making do, and muddling along the wild New England and …Read More »
- The Johnstown Flood, by David McCullough The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded …Read More »
- Northern Borders, by Howard Frank Mosher Northern Borders is Mosher’s nostalgic novel of life in northern Vermont’s Kingdom County, as …Read More »
- Chocolat by Joanne Harris Feb 15, 6pm In tiny Lansquenet, where nothing much has changed in a hundred years, beautiful …Read More »
- The Prince of Tides Thursday, January 18 at 6 pm Pat Conroy’s classic novel stings with honesty and resounds with …Read More »
- Holly and Ivy, by Fern Michaels Thursday Dec. 21 at 6pm The flames of memory always seem to glow a …Read More »
Storytime Fridays at 10:30
Thanksgiving decorations by Alysan Rancourt
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|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|
2018 Federal Holidays
Oakland Public Library is closed on all Federal Holidays
|Monday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 15||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 19*||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 28||Memorial Day|
|Wednesday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 3||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 8||Columbus Day|
|Monday, November 12**||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 22||Thanksgiving Day|
|Tuesday, December 25||Christmas Day|