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Part of the Orono Public Library's large, accessible children's selection
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The Orono Public Library offers comfortable seating and great lighting
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The exterior of the Orono Public Library building


Book Groups

    NEW! Maine Readers Choice Book Group

Tuesdays (2x a month) at 5:30pm - we'll meet at the Brew Pub - hor d'oeuvres on us and 2 for one pizza night (if you choose)

April 1: Tenth of December

April 15: The Golem and the Jinni

May 6: Benediction

May 20: The Hired Man

June 3: Ordinary Grace

June 17: The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope  Note date change

July 1:  The Goldfinch Note date change

July 15: Visitation Street

July 29: The Silver Star

Aug 12 : TransAtlantic



Tuesday Readers (formerly Friday Reflective Readers) 

The Tuesday Readers enjoy titles selected by members and meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 10.   The group will l meet April 15 at 10 am to discuss The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls.The Silver Star  turns out to be an absorbing, unsentimental tale of childhood, place and emus. — The New York Times Book Review

“[A] captivating, read-in-one-sitting, coming-of-age  adventure.”— Booklist

Join the discussion.  Everyone welcome!

The Thursday Thoughtful Readers on the third Thursday of the month.  Participant led, the group will gather again on  April 17 from 3-4 p.m. to discuss The Invisible Man   by Ralph Ellison.  Winner of the National Book Award for fiction. . . "A work of extraordinary intensity—powerfully imagined and written with a savage, wryly humorous gusto." – The Atlantic Monthly

All groups meet in the Community Room of the Library. Books may be ordered on-line  or from the library, 866-5060.   The groups are open to all and readers from surrounding towns are most welcome to join.