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Libraries and other Community Organizations

Common Good Soup Kitchen   
(207) 244-3007
We are a non-profit made up of an all-volunteer group dedicated to promoting health, nutrition, and community among the residents of Mount Desert Island. We offer a by-donation café in the summer that funds community meals and events in the winter. Since its start in 2009, the SUMMER café has taken many forms, and now we offer breakfast: hot oatmeal, local coffee and popovers!
Open: Sunday 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM  
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Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County   
Serving individuals living at the end of life, their families and caregivers with free, non-medical support and comfort, and provides bereavement care.
Open: Call us!  
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Mount Desert Chamber of Commerce   
The Town of Mount Desert is one of four towns that make up Mount Desert Island. First settled in 1761, it is the second largest town on the island with a year-round population of approximately 2,100. The town has six villages, each with a distinct flavor. Surrounded by Acadia National Park, the town offers spectacular views, quiet coves, bustling harbors, beaches, restaurants, lodging and shops.
Open: Seasonally  
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Schoodic Chamber of Commerce   
A coastal Maine vacation includes a visit to Schoodic Point in the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park where you can get up close to the crashing surf of the rocky coast. Enjoy hiking the trails in Acadia, kayaking, biking, bird watching, golf, puffin tours, lobster boat tours, and whale watching. Visit our villages for arts and entertainment, and enjoy our local cuisine.
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Summer Festival of the Arts   
A three-week arts camp for young people entering grades 1 through 11, offering classes in the visual arts, crafts, music, dance, creative writing, theater, filmmaking and more.
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Westside Food Pantry   
We are proud and honored to be a COMMUNITY that cares about the unique food security challenges that face all of the west side of Mount Desert Island. We believe that addressing those challenges is a responsibility that all of us want to share. And, we know that we respond to these challenges best TOGETHER, as a COMMUNITY.
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Acadia Senior College   
An educational organization providing intellectual stimulation, practical knowledge, social interaction and fun primarily for adults over 50. We welcome you to explore our course offerings and community events.
Open: year round  

Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce   
Visitors from around the world come to Bar Harbor, the gateway to Acadia National Park, for its amazing scenery. They return again and again to enjoy the abundance of experiences that can be found here. From boutique hotels, personal and cozy B&Bs, to woodland camping with Acadia National Park right outside your tent flap, every lodging option is unique. Whatever your style, you’ll find it on MDI.
Open: Open Year Round  
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Bass Harbor Memorial Library   
Visit us at our temporary location, "The Bass Harbor Memorial Library at Pacific Hall" - 737 Tremont Rd in West Tremont. While renovation work on our home building proceeds, you can still enjoy the pleasures of our collection.
Open: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 10-5 and Saturday 10-2  
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Blue Hill – Stonington Chamber of Commerce   
(207) 374-3242
The Blue Hill Peninsula encompasses the towns of Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, Sedgwick and Surry. Blue Hill is the largest town, and is the region’s service center. Along with Penobscot, Blue Hill is the gateway to the rest of the Peninsula, and to Deer Isle and Stonington. The landscape here is marked by sweeping views of the blueberry barrens and the sea.
Open: Visitor Center is closed for 2020 due to COVID-19  
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