Upcoming Events

Author Talks
We have some great author talks for the summer. Put them on your calendar!

Sunday, July 21, 4:00 pm

Dr. Beth Parks, MASH Nurse

Dr. Parks served as an Army operating-room nurse at the 7th Surgical (MASH) and 12th Evacuation Hospitals in Cu Chi, Vietnam, in 1966-67. She recently consulted on the writing of Kristin Hannah’s The Women, which is set in 1960s Vietnam. Come hear Dr. Parks speak about her many adventures, her writings, and her photography. She currently lives in Corea, Maine.

Thursday, August 22, 3:00 pm

Carol Leonard, Midwife, Naturalist

From Midwifery to Beavers!

Carol Leonard is a midwife, a naturalist and the author of the midwifery memoir Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, a Mid-wife’s Saga (2008) and Bad Beaver Tales, Love and Life in Downeast Maine (2018). A septuagenarian looks back on her vastly varied life, reading from four of her books.

Sunday, Sept. 8, 3:00 pm

Jane Ross Potter, Author

Beachcombing in Scotland

Jane is a local author whose cozy mysteries are based on coastal towns in Scotland. She was born in Scotland but spends part of her year in Maine. She will be sharing tales and experiences of beachcombing in Scotland around which some of her books are centered.

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We have two book clubs:

The Winter Harbor Book Club, our oldest running book club, meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the library.

The ABC Book Club (Animated Book Conversations) meets the third Sunday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the library.

For more information contact the library at or (207)963-7556.

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The Winter Harbor Public Library serves residents and visitors as a public library for the Town of Winter Harbor. We welcome guests from surrounding towns and villages.

We hold an array of programs throughout the summer months, including author guest speakers and local artists’ exhibitions. During the Lobster Festival, we hold a used book sale on the front lawn.

All programs are free and open to everyone, unless a donation is requested for a specific fundraising purpose.

Open year-round.

Closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1 when they fall on a Tues., Wed., Fri., or Sat.. Closed on the Saturday of Lobster Festival.


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