The Mark and Emily Turner Library in Presque Isle has a great reason to celebrate. The local library was the only library from Maine selected to participate in the National Science Foundation pilot project: ‘Pushing The Limits: Making Sense of Science.’ Read more about the project.


The new program aims at bringing more people to the library by engaging them in how science has led to innovations in technology. ‘Pushing The Limits: Making Sense of Science’ will focus on recommending popular science books and feature films to library members. The project is the work of both scientists and librarians who thought more adults needed to be exposed to science.

The Presque Isle library is one of twenty rural libraries in the nation that was selected to participate in the project. As part of the project the library will receive $2,500 grant to help with the initial cost of starting the program.

Events will begin early next year.

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