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Town of Orono

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


Book Groups

 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  meet September 16 at 10 a.m. to discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd  .

 Inspired by the true story of early-nineteenth-century abolitionist and suffragist Sarah Grimké, Kidd paints a moving portrait of two women inextricably linked by the horrors of slavery --Starred Review from 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  September 18 from 3-4 p.m. to discuss The Beaming Sonny Home by Cathie Pellitier.  "The sharp-tongued one of Pelletier's most sublime creations."-Booklist.  October's selection is A Maine Hamlet by Laura Beam.

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.  




SUMMER! 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

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

Note date change July 1:  The Goldfinch 

July 15: Visitation Street

July 29: The Silver Star

Aug 12 : TransAtlantic