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Winter Harbor  Public Library
located at Channing Chapel  
18 Chapel Lane

P.O. Box 326  
Winter Harbor, Maine  04693
207-963-7556

                 




Welcome ....... 
updated on  February 27th, 2015

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

            

ASK CHARLIE TECH HELP:
Charlie Pomaski is available by appointment for help in digital imaging & photo-shopping, using programs like Excel, Access & others, and understanding resources on the web.


GENEALOGY: DAN HAS GENEROUSLY OFFERED TO PROVIDE HELP WITH YOUR GENEALOGY RESEARCHES ON OUR FREE VERSION OF ANCESTRY.COM.....
AND OTHER ON-LINE RESOURCES...PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. 

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Search the Library Catalog

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NO PASSWORD IS NEEDED

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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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newspapers and reference books are now available online



LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform
Learning Express
all patrons must first authenticate through MARVEL! - Maine's Virtual Library.



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   Winter Harbor Public Library News


LIBRARY DIRECTOR POSITION OPENING

The Winter Harbor Public Library has an immediate opening for a PART-TIME LIBRARY
DIRECTOR
to manage all aspects of the library’s operations. Applicants should have library
experience, the ability to understand and respond to the needs of our patrons, and a commitment to continue the library’s tradition as a valued community center.

Because of the part-time nature of the position (10-14 hours/week), the Librarian’s
responsibilities depend, in part, on his or her experience.


Primary Duties:

• Selecting, ordering, and cataloging new books, periodicals and other material.

• Organizing and maintaining the existing collections.

• Assisting patrons with reference questions and basic computer resources.

• Interacting with the trustees and special committees on strategic planning and fund-raising.

• Preparing reports and statistics on library usage.

Other Duties Include:

• Developing and implementing outreach programs.

• Training and overseeing volunteers.

• Substituting on the circulation desk when needed.

• Contributing to newsletters and other publicity.

• Ordering and maintaining supplies.

Qualifications:

• A college degree or any equivalent combination of education, library experience and training.

• Familiarity with computers and electronic data bases.

• The ability to interact in a friendly and professional manner with patrons, volunteers and staff.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, contact information and the names
of two references to: kmnauss@gmail.com.
 for additional details about the Library and its programs call
207-963-5512

The Winter Harbor Public Library is an equal opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sexual orientation, national origin or gender.

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TECHNOLOGY PETTING ZOO
SATURDAY MARCH 21ST AT 1PM
Hands on experience with all the latest eReaders and Tablet Computers
Come try them all out

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we are searching for interested volunteers - call for details
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Fines amnesty continues on any and all overdue books

ART EXHIBIT:

Do stop in to view our current art exhibit
 

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BOOK CLUB GROUP DISCUSSION

  first Tuesday 
March 3rd at 11:30 at the Pickled Wrinkle
EUPHORIA by Lily King
April's selection will be ISLAND by Alistair Macleod


For details
call the library 963-7556 or Cindy 963-7409.
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PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR:
Fridays at 10 am (pre-registration is not needed).
Please join our reader, Carole Cirincione,
for a free enjoyable family activity.
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BOOKS ON CALL: Delivery is available for home-bound residents.
                             Our books are only a phone call away.



ASK CHARLIE TECH HELP:
Charlie Pomaski is available by appointment for help in digital imaging & photo-shopping, using programs like Excel, Access & others, and understanding resources on the web.



Please call the library or check our website for more details
about these and other upcoming programs.





  Try out our new CHROMEBOOK COMPUTERS



NOW AVAILABLE
eBook Readers to borrow and try out 

 
NOOK  and  KINDLE


    
     





Borrowed any good videos lately from the library?  

Come in and browse our collection of DVDs.

 They may be checked out for 7 days.



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



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winter 2014
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Board of Trustees for 2014-2015

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.


Please do stop in 
and meet our Librarian
Donna Lambert

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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.