We are pleased to announce that Mina Miller has joined New Vineyard Public Library as our new Librarian.

Mina has been a resident of New Vineyard since 2003 and brings to our Library an extensive knowledge of books and community involvement. She works with her business Mainley Mynah Matters, Inc, creating birch bark crafts and art, enjoys gardening and her collection of tropical plants, as well as swimming every day at UMF.

Please stop by the Library and welcome Mina who will be at the Library on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2-6 or Friday 10-Noon. Volunteers are at the Library Saturday 10 - Noon.


Poetry Express coming to New Vineyard - Wednesday, August 14 - 6PM

posted Jul 18, 2019, 10:12 AM by New Vineyard Public Library

Everyone is invited to hop aboard the Maine Poetry Express workshop and community reading at New Vineyard Public Library. 
Maine Poetry Express is a program of the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine State Library to bring Maine poetry and poets to local libraries and their communities.
Community members in New Vineyard have selected Maine poems, learnt to perform those poems in a workshop with Poet, Margaret Yocom, and are hosting a community poetry-reading event, where all are invited to come together to celebrate Maine poetry. Hope to see you on Wednesday, August 14 at 6PM FMI - 652-2250

Local Author's Night - Karen Pease

posted Jul 9, 2019, 10:09 AM by New Vineyard Public Library

Join us - Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:30 - 8 PM Karen Bessel Pease (aka “Kaz”) will be this year’s local author.  she makes her home in the Western Mountains at the F.A.R.M. (Fresh Air and Room to Move).  She writes a popular column, “Observations from the F.A.R.M.”, for the Original Irregular about life in Rural Maine. Karen has also written dozens of poems, co-authored two novels, and published three Young Adult novels.  Come join us for a very interesting night.

Judith Kennedy Johnson Art Show Memorial

posted Jul 9, 2019, 9:41 AM by New Vineyard Public Library



Judith K Johnson Art Show Memorial

Sunday, July 21

1PM -3PM

New Vineyard Public Library – 20 Lake St, New Vineyard, ME


Please join the family of Judith K Johnson for a special Art Show Memorial.


Judith lived a full life and passed away in November at age 101.  Judith’s love of books and libraries led her to be a significant benefactor - donating the land for our current location and providing on-going support of our library operations.  She had many interests including art, books and lifelong education.  This event recognizes her for both her art and her support of the New Vineyard Public Library.


Light refreshments will be served.

Poetry Express Community Reading

posted Jun 14, 2019, 5:52 AM by New Vineyard Public Library

Join the Poetry Express Train sponsored by Maine Humanities Council Wednesday, August 14th at 6 pm
to hear local poet Margaret Yocom and New Vineyard residents read Maine poems that reflect our environment and our lives.

If you would like to read or need more information, please contact our librarian, Mina Miller at 652-2250

Barn Quilt Painting Workshop

posted Apr 29, 2019, 3:29 PM by New Vineyard Public Library

Thursday, May 2, 2019 from  5 - 8 
Join us when you can - open to all ages.
Come learn about Barn Quilts, help paint New Vineyard's Barn Quilt.

Chewonki - Tide Pools

posted Jan 9, 2019, 7:25 AM by suzee woods

School Vacation Week – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 1:30 – 2:30 - New Vineyard Public Library


Chewonki Traveling Natural History Program will present, “Tide Pools” at the New Vineyard Public Library, 20 Lake St, New Vineyard.

Open to all ages, come learn about Tide Pools and the home to a variety of species whose unique adaptations allow them to maintain stability in a world that is in a constant state of change . “Using this interactive traveling display, participants will dip their hands into the three zones of Maine’s rocky intertidal ecosystem and touch some of the ocean’s most magnificent species.” 

Story Spectacular - Angela Ferrari

posted Jan 9, 2019, 7:19 AM by suzee woods

Children’s Author/Illustrator Visit– Angela Ferrari


Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 10:30 – 11:30 - New Vineyard Public Library, 20 Lake St, New Vineyard.


A special welcome and start to February School Vacation week when Portland, Maine based children’s book author/illustrator Angela Ferrari will be reading from three of her books with storybook character Digger the Dog telling a few jokes and a short song and dance party! Angela is also the creator and host of Story Spectacular, a children’s story podcast.


Her books are Digger’s Daily Routine; What Do You See?; The Shape Escape;, An Extraordinary Book!; and Lawrence the Lighthouse. Books will be available for purchase.


Event  open for all ages - FMI 652-2250

Library News

posted Nov 27, 2018, 4:10 AM by New Vineyard Public Library

New Vineyard has been a busy with Library activities this fall. Our Fun Family Fall Day held in October brought families together for pumpkin decorating, scarecrow building, book reading and games for everyone. Both Cleo and the Scarecrow are Head over Heels for our Library! 


The Annual Craft and Bake sale was a great success with many local crafters helping with the holiday shopping lists and of course home baked pies, breads and goodies became part of many Thanksgiving tables.


Our special thanks to all the New Vineyard artisans and business who provided prizes for our Hometown Raffle. All donations benefit our Library programming efforts – such as our First Family Read Night to be held on Thursday,  December 20th  from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the New Vineyard Public Library…so KIDS AND PARENTS, PJS & STUFFIES, GRAMMIES & GRAMPIES, OLD FRIENDS & NEW……come enjoy Christmas stories, music, and cookies. Stay for one story or several, and leave when you’re ready.


Our hours have changed – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2- 6PM; Friday and Saturday 10 -12

…we hope to see you at our Library soon! 

Fall Family Fun Day

posted Oct 16, 2018, 12:02 PM by New Vineyard Public Library

Join us at the Library from 10 - Noon and enjoy a story or two, play games, carve pumpkins, make a scarecrow, enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich while they last and take home a free  book or two for your fall/winter reading pleasure. Hope to see you at 20 Lake Street. 

Our Library Rocks!!

posted Jul 31, 2018, 12:51 PM by New Vineyard Public Library

Libraries Rock - especially in New Vineyard.

The 2018 New Vineyard Public Library Program will be held during August.

Wednesdays 10:30 - Noon (designated for Preschool Pals (with Adult) and through Grade 5

Thursdays 4-6.for Grades 3-8. All are Welcome!

Each day is themed as follows:

August 1 and August 2 - Rock and Roll
August 8 - Rock on Kindness
August 9 - "Rock Dog"
August 15 and August 16 - Rock Paper Scissors
August  22 Magic Rocks
August 23 Magic 8 Ball 

Come read a book, do some fun activities, have a snack and just enjoy the summer and our library that rocks!

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