Photo of authors Ellen Booraem, Kim Riddley, Catherine Rees under a white tent at a table with their books
Publisher Spencer Smith sitting at white table with author Ed Kenney at an  outdoor Friend Memorial Library event
Authors Cynthia Graubart and David Taylor holding up their most recent books at a table with flowers and white table cloth with green grass in the background at the Friend Memorial Library
Friend Memorial Library patrons of all ages enjoying the granite benches on a July day in 2022
Jenny Smick (Mother) and Wick Hardy (son) sitting on the granite benches at Friend Memorial Library
Image of Tents with audience of people at Christine Yurick and David Yezzi Poetry Event at the Friend Memorial Library side yard in August 2022
Judy McKechnie on the left and her artist daughter, Sue Bernier, on the right, at the Friend Memorial Library August 2022
Magic Food Bus table with vegetables and volunteers at the Friend Memorial Library side yard Summer 2022
Adele Ursone artist with her paintings at Friend Memorial Library on Sept 1 2022
Smart slider library 1912
Ellen Booraem Kim Ridley Cathy Rees 2022 July
Spencer Smith Ed Kenney July 2022
Cynthia Graubart and David Taylor at 2022 Cakes and Authors Event
Library Patrons on the granite benches at the Friend Memorial Library 2022
Jenny and Wick at the FMPL July 2022
Christine Yurick and David Yezzi
Sue Bernier and her mother Judy McKechnie August 2022
Magic Food Bus July 28 2022 at Friend Memorial Library
adele ursone september 2022 artist with paintings at friend memorial library
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Thank you to all of our patrons, board members, and volunteers for making this a spectacular summer at the library!
You make Brooklin a welcoming community for all.

We are back to our regular hours-
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 10-4 and Thu 10-6

COVID Rates by county

Mid-Summer by Tom Curry

Exhibits

Tom Curry

October Artist Tom Curry For the month of October our artist is Tom Curry. For more information about Tom and his work visit his website Tom Curry – Maine Landscape Artist (tomcurrymaineartist.com) Artist Statement: I . . . read more »

Wabanacki Reach Logo Truth, Healing, Change

Programs & Events

Wabanaki Reach Event

Healing Begins with Truth: Understanding Colonization Blue Hill Heritage Trust and the Friend Memorial Public Library in Brooklin are excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a Wabanaki REACH educational program called Healing Begins . . . read more »

Programs & Events

Invasive Plant Workshop

Wednesday, October 12, at 4PM

Library News

Banned Books Week

Banned Books September 18th to 24th is Banned Books Week! Every year there are hundreds of complaints filed in an attempt to ban certain books . . . read more »

Thank you to Maine Community Foundation for Belvedere Grants

Friend Memorial Library Receives Maine Grants and Local Support   August 18, 2022 – Brooklin –  The Directors of the Maine Community Foundation have approved . . . read more »

Digital Resources

eBooks & eAudio find your next read
freegal stream or download music for free
Digital Maine Library statewide databases
Maine Memory Network a statewide digital museum
In the First Person collections of oral histories
American Memory Library of Congress project
HelpME Law legal help
Maine.gov state website

Library Hours

July & August
Tuesdays-Saturdays 10-6

September – June
Tuesdays 10-4
Wednesdays 10-4
Thursdays 10-6
Fridays 10-4
Saturdays 10-4