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December 2023
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Art Reception Carol Shutt: Recent Works and More
Starting Saturday the 2nd, the Library’s walls and display case will exhibit “Carol Shutt: Recent Work and More” paintings and Paper Moon sculpted nature and coastal Maine inspired jewelry by Jayne Dwyer. Join us for an artists' reception on December 8 from 4-6PM. Click here for more information!

Saturday, December 2
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents:Holiday Book Sale & Scallop Raffle Kick-off
Come find wonderful treasures for everyone on your holiday gift list. We’re also kicking off our annual one-gallon fresh-caught Scallops Raffle. Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5. The book sale and raffle will continue through the holidays during library hours. Click here for more information!

Tuesday, December 5
Bass Harbor Memorial Library And ACTT Present: Vulnerabilities & Opportunities: Tremont responding to coastal change
5:30PM: Join scientists and experts from Gulf of Maine Research Institute as they share the results of Tremont’s Vulnerability Assessment and discuss resilience strategies with A Climate to Thrive. Click here for more details.

Friday, December 8
Acadia Chamber and Harbor House Present: 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off and Holiday Celebration
5-7PM: Join us in Southwest Harbor for our 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off, the town tree lighting, Santa's visit and the Pepmetic PTO's cookie sale! The tree tlighting at 5:30 will be on the Village Green, followed by Santa's visit at the Legion Hall. The Chili Cook-off starts at 5PM at the Legion Hall. Click for more details!

Saturday, December 9
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Car Themed Family Storytime at the Seal Cove Auto Museum
10:30AM: Join Ms. Chrissy at the Seal Cove Auto Museum for a Car Themed Family Storytime featuring winter-themed vehicle books. With fun for the whole family, this program will include rhymes, songs, puppets, movement, dancing, and more! The museum will be hosting a Holiday Open House from 10am-12pm with crafts, snacks, and a holiday photo op with a car! Storytime at 10:30! Click here for more.

Sunday, December 10
ArtWaves Presents: Fabulous Fascinator Hat Workshop with Anne Woodman
10AM: Join Anne Woodman to create your own special royal hat. Some of our materials include feathers, lace, fabric, tulle and jewels. You will leave this 2 hour class with a fabulous fashion piece to adorn your wardrobe. Click here for more information and to to register!

Saturday, December 16
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Meet the Frozen Sisters, Winter Solstice Gathering
10:30AM: Join us to celebrate the Winter Solstice with the Frozen Sisters who will offer a Meet and Greet, Storytime, Activity, and Photo Opportunity. Registration is required. There are 50 seats available. Click here to register!

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