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The Somesville Library

The Somesville Library is a quaint community space in the village of Somesville, located in Mount Desert, Maine. Walking in the door feels like stepping back in time, yet patrons have access to a contemporary collection of fiction and free Wi-Fi.  

An open book in front of a window

The Somesville Library was established over 130 years ago.  Our mission remains to serve both year-round and summer visitors of  Somesville through programming, service, and community-building.

Hands scrolling through a card catalog

For a small library, our collections are quite remarkable. Our librarian keeps the library stocked with the most interesting and readable fiction, non-fiction, biographies, books about Maine and children's selections. 

Tents and books set up outside library during annual book sale

Find special programs and upcoming community events like our winter soup and bread, annual books and blueberries sale, and children's programs. 

The library donation box with a plaque and window in the background

Your Support

Our little library thrives through community interaction. We encourage our patrons and friends to support us through financial contributions, volunteer work, and our Friends of the Library program.  

Where the past is still present
and the future is here.

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