Be sure to also check out our Author Talks, Adult Summer Reading Program, and Art Exhibits

Destigmatizing Addiction featuring Dr. Trip Gardner

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Wednesday, August 22

5:30 - 7:00 PM


As Chief Psychiatric Officer and Medical Director of Homeless Health Services at PCHC, Dr. Gardner has led efforts to develop community guidelines for the responsible use of benzodiazepines and stimulants in primary care. Dr. Gardner presents regularly about efforts to reduce high risk and addiction, and addiction as a brain disease.

This event is free but space is limited. RSVP at BDNEVENTS.EVENTBRITE.COM

For more information call 207-990-8021 or email

Lunch & Learn: ReferenceUSA Database Demonstration

Date: Tuesday, August 21st

Time: 12 -1:30 pm.

Guest speaker, TJ Pridell, with ReferenceUSA will be hosting an interactive lead generation marketing seminar. To accommodate the needs of business owners, sales & marketing representatives and job seekers, we offer a service called ReferenceUSA, an online provider of business and consumer research.

Lunch will be provided. Registration is required, please call Reference at 947-8336 ext 126 or email to register.

ReferenceUSA helps library users create effective marketing plans, conduct essential competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people in order to expand & grow their book of business. The online database provides real-time access to more than 44 million businesses and 280 million consumers.

Bangor Public Library cardholders may access this resource from within the library or at home or work with Internet access. The database features ten detailed modules of information: “US Business”, “US New Business”, “US Historical Business”, “Canadian Business”, “US Healthcare”, “US Consumers/Lifestyles”, “US Standard White Pages”, “US New Movers/Homeowners”, “Canadian White Pages”, & “US Jobs/Internships”.

Users can select a location and radius to search through a database of millions of businesses and locate direct business contact names. Many entries also include links to job postings.

Users can access ReferenceUSA at under “Research > Databases > ReferenceUSA” Members may log in by typing in their active library card number. 

Summer Music has started!  Check out the schedule and see who's playing this week by visiting our Summer Music Series Page

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Summer dates are every Tuesday from 4pm - 6pm

This group is open to all and free. It's a chance to learn, teach or play your favorite card game.

The game being taught each session will change depending on who's willing to teach, and what folks want to learn.

If you just feel like playing, you can do that too! We'll have tables avaiable for both.

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. 

Summer hours for 2018 are 5 pm- 7pm from June 18th through August 27th on the 2nd floor in the 1812 Reading Room.