Adult Programming


June & July Art Exhibitions: 

  • Cyr Gallery - Obrianna

  • Stairwell Gallery & Lecture Hall - bangor high school students

The Library is thrilled to welcome local and regional artists back into our spaces! Please check back here often to find more information as the year progresses!

If you are interested in exhibiting art in the future, please fill out the attached application form here.

The Library is proud to now offer three exhibition locations.

For more information click here

Social Security Benefits Class

When: Wednesday, October 11th from 4pm-5:30pm

Do you need to apply for Social Security Benefits? Do you need a replacement Medicare card, benefit verification or want to get a retirement benefit estimate? Register for this free workshop and receive guided instruction from the staff of the Social Security Administration on how to access benefits and information on their web site. 

For more information on applying for Social Security visit the Social Security Administration website:


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Jazz Night with Swingmatism

Thursday August 24, 2017 from 5:30-7 PM


Adult Coloring Night

Join us to color away some stress and brighten your day. We supply the coloring sheets and pens/pencils/crayons and you bring your creativity. Sometimes it's nice to color inside the lines.

Every Monday night from 5pm-7pm on the 2nd floor in the 1812 Reading Room. 



2017 Summer Music Series

Kickoff: Tuesday, June 13th with The Bangor Band from 7-8 PM.

The Summer Music Series is a free, public event and it begins in June and happens every Wednesday from 7-8 PM all the way through August.


Dirigo Speaks Presents: Best-Selling Author Christina Baker-Kline

WHEN: Tuesday, August 8 at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME

Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to be put on the waitlist call Jay Ells at AARP (207) 776-6302.

Kline is the author of five novels, including the #1 New York Times bestselling Orphan Train. Her other novels include Bird in Hand, The Way Life Should Be, Desire Lines and Sweet Water. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, LitHub, Psychology Today, among other places. She lives outside of New York City and on the coast of Maine. Her latest work, A Piece of the World, tells the story of Christina Olson, the real-life muse of artist Andrew Wyeth as portrayed in his 1948 masterpiece, Christina’s World. It is a story about the burdens and blessings of family history, and how an artist and muse can come together to forge a new and timeless legacy. We honored to welcome Christina Baker-Kline to Dirigo Speaks and hope you will join us for this special evening.

Book Groups

The Library has four diverse book groups capable of meeting a variety of different reader's needs or interests. If you would like more information on the book groups at the library click here.