Outdoor book sale with tents, boxes of books, and people

Programs and Events

The Somesville Library Association aims to foster community through programs and events that:​

  • emphasize connection,

  • encourage intellectual exploration,

  • support families, and 

  • highlight local talent and resources.

A magician doing a trick with a child looking on
An older woman and young child at a library Halloween event
Young child painting

Upcoming Events

Zoom Sourdough Bread Baking Class

Join us for a Zoom Sourdough Bread Baking Class on Sunday, January 30th 2022 from 9:00am to Noon, featuring Steve Anastasia. Sourdough Starter will be prepared ahead of time for participants to pick up at the Somesville Library on Saturday between 9-2. To sign up for the class and get the Zoom link, email steve@olddogbaking.com

Annual August Books and Blueberries Sale

The Somesville Library Association held its annual Books and Blueberries Sale on August 14th, 2021 on the library front lawn at 1116 Main St in Somesville. At the Sale, visitors found thousands of used books across a wide variety of topics, blueberry-themed baked goods, fresh wild Maine blueberries, and a nice selection of local crafts. Thank you to all of our volunteers, and to everyone who attended.  

Enjoy these photos from our 2019 event

Setting Up the Tables
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Bring out the Books
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Silent Auction
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Delicious Baked Goods
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Yummy Doughnuts!
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Browsing the Books
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Enjoying the Band
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Action at the Auction
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Arts and Craft Table
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Our annual Books & Blueberries Sale is our largest fundraiser. Each August, this fair brings together residents, board members, and summer visitors for a day of books, food, and fun. 

Under our tents, visitors find a huge book sale with thousands of used book titles across many topics. Our baked goods table features a variety of blueberry treats and locally-made favorites. You can find blueberry-themed arts and crafts ranging from blueberry aprons to stationery. Our silent auction features gift cards and donations from local organizations and artists. 

Add in live music from local musicians, children's games, and a BBQ lunch, and see that there really is something for everyone.