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EXHIBIT EXTENDED! On view now through Sunday, October 29, 2023. The exhibit will close on this day at 4:00 pm.

This exhibit is free, and accessible anytime the library is open: Monday through Thursday – 9:30 am to 8:00 pm; Friday – 9:30 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday – Noon to 4:00 pm.

We are thrilled to once again collaborate with the Illustration Institute to bring you an exhibit of McCloskey’s original illustrations from these four beloved, Maine-based children’s picture books, and the Boston-based favorite Make Way for Ducklings.  

Follow our self-guided tour, featuring narration from curator Scott Nash of the Illustration Institute, using the STQRY smartphone app.

For more information, or to schedule a docent-led group tour, please contact Joyce Fehl at or 207.607.4157.

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Please check the McCloskey Event Calendar HERE for information about our final two workshops of the exhibit.

Can’t make it to the exhibit? Check out our tour with images and audio at