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Jesup Memorial Library

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34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1727
+1 207-288-4245
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A great local library with fabulous events

I attended a book signing at the Jesup, which regularly hosts authors for talks and book signings... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
Laura R
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San Antonio
Great library with free WiFi

We were one of the last cruise ships stopping in Bar Harbor this year and in desperate need of some... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
elindoo
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Stuart, Florida
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34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1727
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

I attended a book signing at the Jesup, which regularly hosts authors for talks and book signings. They are very involved with their community, and they seem to host quite a few events. The event I attended had decorations, food, and comfortable seating for the...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We were one of the last cruise ships stopping in Bar Harbor this year and in desperate need of some free Internet. We found it kind of odd that most shops we went into didn’t have it, so we ended up at the public Library...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed September 20, 2016

What fun! Knit a sweater for your loved one! Take a class and learn from the pros! Gals teach Guys!!

Thank maryjop774
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Sometimes its nice to just curl up with a good book, even on a visit to an outdoor wonderland. Jesup Memorial Library is a lovely old library, something that most people don't have the opportunity to see in our modern world. Beautiful woodwork, attentive and...More

Thank Laure H
Reviewed April 16, 2016

It is a great sanctuary to stop in while walking around town. Built in the early 1900's....lots of history of the island. Beautiful wood work.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed February 25, 2016

I took a buoy painting class here one summer Saturday morning. I think I was so excited and happy that I became the attraction myself! The staff made me feel like a local rather than a tourist. Stop by for a chat and make some...More

Thank TanyaK41
Reviewed December 28, 2015

A peaceful spot with a wide variety of literature, free wifi access, lots of comfortable places to sit and read. The nice large windows add natural light and illuminate the old style charm of the place. Will be glad to visit again.

Thank Linnea973
Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a beautiful old library with lovely architectural details inside. The balcony looks over the main floor and the shelves are loaded. For a quiet respite from our visit, we stepped inside and were pleasantly surprised at a huge book sale in progress. The...More

1  Thank autotraveler10
Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is a very cute library. I went in here to ask for directions. They have books and magazines for sale for up to $1. I bought a few books to read on the rest of my vacation.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed October 11, 2015

great selection of Maine books, audio books and Events -always something to look for at the Jessup- dances poetry slams , even progressive neighborhood dinners!

Thank ArtWaves M
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