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Winter Harbor  Public Library

located at Channing Chapel  
18 Chapel Lane

P.O. Box 326  
Winter Harbor, Maine  04693


                  


Welcome ....... 
updated on June 29th, 2016

All programs are free and open to everyone

The WHPL serves residents and visitors as a public library for the Town of Winter Harbor and welcomes all the surrounding towns and villages.
The Winter Harbor Public Library is open year-round.


YEAR ROUND - OPEN HOURS
WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY 12 to 4
FRIDAY  10 to 4

contact us at    207-963-7556      or email      winterharbor@winterharbor.lib.me.us 

            
 The mission of the WHPL is to function as a center for life long learning and literacy for all in a welcoming atmosphere, acting both independently and in collaboration with other organizations.

DIGITAL RESOURCES

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Maine InfoNet Download Library
eBooks    and   Audio Books
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The Digital Public Library of America provides searchable access to digitized materials from archives, libraries and museums
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You may have recently heard  that a statewide purchase was made for
Ancestry Library. This is being made available to all
Maine public libraries.

Access to this resource is "in-house"
(at the Library)

Remote access is not available.




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all patrons must first authenticate through MARVEL! - Maine's Virtual Library.



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Check with the Library for future talks and events.

~~~Summer Series Special Events~~~
June 24th at 4:30pm
Author Brenda  Buchanan - Joe Gale mystery series
http://www.brendabuchananwrites.com/

June 29th Wednesday at 4:00pm
Come and enjoy a program of Japanese Music
performed by Wendilee Heath O'Brien

July 2nd at 2:00
Kris Onuf Art Reception

July 6, 20, 27 Wednesdays at 4:00pm
Clown Workshops - 3 days


July 22nd Friday at 4:30
Dan Green (author talk)
Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Big Foot in Maine

July 30th at 2:00
Deborah Martin Art Reception

August 10th  Wednesday at 4:30
Peter Onuf (author talk)
Jeffersonian scholar
Most Blessed of the Patriarchs:
Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

August 21st  Sunday at  2:00
Sandy Phippen
Local author of 12 books including Kitchen Boy

August 24th Wednesday at 4:30
Nathaniel Reed
Noted conservationist

September
Local artist Carol Coombs Michaud's paintings
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ONGOING PROGRAMS >>>>>
Please call the library or check our website for more details about these and other upcoming programs.

  • PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR:
Let the Library know if you have young children who would enjoy a story hour.
  • LEGO CLUB: Fridays at 2:30 – 3:30 pm 
Participants can work alone or together to create a project of their choice. Projects are displayed in the library until the next Lego Club. You do not need to bring Legos from home, the library provides Legos!
  •  Fridays  2:30 - 4:00 Youth interested in a STEAM  meetup
                - come on in with your ideas.
  • ART EXHIBITS - - - -Do stop in to view our current art exhibit
  •   BOOK CLUB GROUP DISCUSSION GROUP first Tuesday 





Borrowed any good videos lately from the library?  

Come in and browse our collection of DVDs and audio books.

 They may be checked out for 7 days.

NOW AVAILABLE
eBook Readers to borrow and try out 
 
NOOK  and  KINDLE

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Newest High Speed wireless Internet now available
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Three patron-access computers are available
 
Internet Access and a Wifi
wireless hotspot is available 24/7.
 
 If we are closed, you can generally pick up the signal from the parking lot
wifi

Sample our friendly atmosphere, warm building, magazines, newspapers,
Internet and many new books.
 If we don't have the book you are looking for
please ask
 and we can order it for you through the state library system.



Channing Chapel History

about our location


channing                  1909
 
bell      herbs
 
                          

  

  
WHPL
NEWSLETTER

winter 2015

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Board of Trustees for 2015-2016
The Trustees of the WHPL will meet  monthly at the library. The meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend. Call the Library for the next meeting date.



Please stop by and meet our librarian Ruth Mapleton

Call the library for volunteer opportunities.
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While the Library gets some of its funding from the citizens of Winter Harbor—we are dependent on support   from generous individuals, civic-minded businesses, and public-spirited foundations to make this all possible.
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Lending policies:

Most library books and audio books may be checked out for three weeks

Videos may be checked out for one week

Magazines (excluding the current issue) check out for one week

eReaders check out for one week

Items can be renewed if no one is waiting for them, or they can be reserved if checked out to another patron.

There is a four item limit on videos or audios per patron per visit.

The overdue fee for each item is 10 cents per day that the library is open.

If you renew a book which is already late a fine may be assessed to your account.

 How do I renew my materials?
Our members are welcome to extend the due dates of items they have checked out. You may renew most items twice, so long as no one else has requested the item. 

There are the ways to renew materials:


  • In person: Visit our Checkout Counter.

  • Online: email to library winterharbor@winterharbor.lib.me.us

  • By phone: Call the Library during regular

    hours at 963-7556 or leave a message.


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