Stockton Springs Community Library Hosts Story Hour First Saturdays Starting December 3rd

The Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host a Story Hour for children of all ages on the first Saturday of each month starting Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The program will continue on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:00 after that. In addition to the story there will be snacks and an activity. Visit for more information. 

Special Holiday Film Screening of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Stockton Springs Community Library 

Everyone’s invited to the Stockton Springs Community Library for a holiday screening of the animated film “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on Friday, November 25rd at 6:30 PM.

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is a classic 1966 animated film based on the children’s book of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It is the story of The Grinch trying to take away Christmas from the townsfolk of Whoville below his mountain hideaway. Boris Karloff, in one of his final roles, narrates the film and also provides the speaking voice of The Grinch. 

In addition to the film screening there will be snacks, an activity, and surprises.

The event is free and all are welcome.

For more information call 567-4147

Anne Spencer Art in the Stacks Exhibition at Stockton Springs Community Library

Stockton Springs Community Library will present works by artist Anne Spencer in an Art in the Stacks exhibition beginning Monday, October 31st through Thursday, December 22nd.

Spencer moved to Maine in 1972. While working as an occupational therapist at EMMC in Bangor, she also painted and exhibited with the Bangor Art Society. She received a degree in Fine Arts at Wilson College and an MA in the Interdisciplinary Program of Liberal Studies at University of Maine, Orono. Along with her painting career she has taught classes in watercolor and art history at Belfast Senior College.

Glen Cove Tide, a watercolor by Anne Spencer

Anne Spencer’s art has had a strong connection to SSCL as she was a longtime member of the weekly painting group at the library. She was the first artist to exhibit her work to help support the SSCL endowment fund and she helped to launch the library’s Pie & Art Festival, which will celebrate its 10th year in 2023. A percentage of any sales in the exhibition will benefit the SSCL endowment fund.

The exhibition will be on view during regular library open hours, which are Monday 3 – 5 pm, Tuesday 4 – 7 pm, Wednesday 3 – 5 pm, Thursday 9 am – noon and 6:30 – 8:30 pm, and Saturday 9 am – 3 pm.

The library will host a Meet & Greet with the artist on Saturday, November 5th from 11 am to 1 pm. All are welcome.

Stockton Springs Community Library is an all volunteer library located in the historic Colcord House at the corner of Main and Station Streets in downtown Stockton Springs. For more information phone 567-4147 or visit