APPLETON — The Appleton Library, 2916 Sennebec Road, launches its new “Tuesday Titles” program May 24 at 6 p.m. The first speaker is historian and author Trudy Irene Scee, the library coordinator.

Trudy Irene Scee

Scee will speak primarily about her latest work, “Pemaquid Point Lighthouse” (History Press), as well as discuss her other book published during the pandemic, “Garden Cemeteries of New England” (Down East Books). She will talk briefly about the process of writing history, and introduce her latest works. “Pemaquid Point Lighthouse” traces the history of the light to its beginnings, and includes information about New England and Maine lighthouses in general.

Scee holds a Doctorate in History from the University of Maine, as well as a Masters in History from the University of Montana and other degrees. She has 17 books in print and others underway, and has had various professional articles published. She has taught at the university level and been a reporter for Maine community newspapers.

Masks may be required if the number of people in the meeting room exceeds 10 or if CDC recommendations change. The meeting room is available for rental and the library also offers home delivery. For more information, visit or call 785-5656.