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The exterior of the Orono Public Library building
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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


Book Groups

We Want You at the Opera!

Get ready for the METropolitan Opera Live @ the Collins Center with informational sessions at the library @ 5:30pm. 

Also enter to win 2 free tickets at each session!

04 Dec. Barber of Seville

08 Jan.  Meistersinger

15 Jan. Merry Widow

05 Feb. Hoffman

12 Feb.  Bluebeard

12 Mar. Lake Lady

23 Apr. Cav./Pag


Books to Movies

 Read the book then come to the library and watch the movie!

We'll provide the refreshemnts - conversation to follow the movie viewing.

Tuesday, Nov. 18 - A River Runds Through it - 5:30pm

Tuesday, Dec 16 - Cannery Row - 5:30pm


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 November 18 at 10 a.m. to discuss Late Starts Orchestra by Aril Goldman.  The December 16  book selection is Euphoria by Lily King.

Join the discussion.  Everyone welcome!

The Thursday Thoughtful Readers on the third Thursday of the month.  Participant led, the group will gather again on  Nov. 20 from 3-4 p.m. to discuss  Old Maine Woman by Glenna Johnson.  OnDecember 18, the group will gather to talk about Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.

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