All Upcoming Adult Events

Read ME on Maine Calling

Read ME, Maine Humanities Council, Maine State Library

Read ME, a statewide summer reading program of the Maine Humanities Council and Maine State Library, will culminate with a live broadcast of Maine Calling hosted by Jennifer Rooks. Rooks will interview author Tess Gerritsen, who selected this year’s Read ME titles, and Read ME authors, Susan Conley and Sarah Perry. The radio program will be broadcast live from the Bangor Public Library and can be heard on MPBN 90.1 or streamed on MPBN’s website.


Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Monday Movie Matinee - Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie Movie

Date change due to Labor Day holiday. Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's greatest comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans.


Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Timothy Burris: The Poetry of the French Lute

Timothy Burris, Poetry of the French Lute, Early Music, Concert

We are very pleased to welcome Timothy Burris back to Scarborough for an evening of early music staged in the center of the Library. The French lute tradition of the 17th century was remarkable for the quality of the music and the honor accorded the leading lutenists of the day. But the lute tradition was also noteworthy for the influence it had on the broader music culture of the time–particularly keyboardists.


Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

Author Jeffrey Ryan

Author Jeffrey Ryan, Hermit, Appalachian hermit

Jeffrey Ryan will return to the Library to discuss his latest book, Hermit, about a mysterious Maine hermit who lived in the woods of Piscataquis County near the Appalachian Trail in the mid-20th century. Maine State Historican, Earle G. Shettleworth, had this to say about the book. "Jeffrey Ryan tells an engaging story about a mysterious Maine hermit who lived in the woods of Piscataquis County near the Appalachian Trail.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:30pm