Knit 'n Chat With Dawn

We have missed our knitting group and all our fiber craft people!  Come Zoom with Dawn every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30and visit with friends, old and new.   Email Dawn for the Zoom link at dbrown@springvalelibrary.org

Arlene Jackson's Last Book Group in her 3-Part Series is this March 3, 2021

Join Arlene Jackson for a 3-part series in January, February, and March.

Read the book of the month and join her for a well-researched exploration of the story.  

*Registration Required - email dbrown@springvalelibrary.org

January 6, 2021

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

"No one may have come to the  island intending  to

murder, but this destination wedding spirals into mayhem

when it’s slowly revealed that most everyone in

attendance is capable of becoming a lusting-for-revenge

killer.”   Washington Post

February 3, 2021

The Immigrants by Howard Fast

Dan Lavette, the son of Italian immigrants, rebuilds

his life after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to

become the head of a powerful shipping empire, but

when a scandalous affair threatens his loveless

marriage to the daughter of the city's richest man,

Dan fears his world will crumble around him. 

This is the first novel in a six-book series.

March 3, 2021

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

Three women try to carve out lives in mid-19th-century

colonial Australia. Aborigine Matthina is eight years old

when she’s seen by the wife of the governor of an English

settlement on a visit to her home island, Wybalenna.  

After learning Matthina can speak English, the woman

decides to take her back to Flinders in southern Australia

as a curiosity and an experiment in forced civilization.

Publisher's Weekly

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

For the safety of our staff and patrons, we

thank you for complying with our rules below.

Masks are Required

5 People in the Building at a Time

30 Minute Visits

Children's Room - One Family at a Time

Please sanitize your hands when you enter the building.

Need Tech Help?

 

Call to schedule a technology help session with Lesley.  If you're having trouble with Zoom, email, or anything else, we're happy to help.  Should you require a little guided help, with your permission, I can log into your computer after I walk you through a little setup. 

 

Don't let Zoom-intimidation keep you from connecting with your loved ones!

 

We have the most amazing donations from our community, staff, trustees, and businesses.  This auction is sure to not just be full of fabulous items, but full of fun, too!

Everyday, Dawn is posting teasers on our Facebook page with one or two of the auction items a day.  Our site at CharityAuctionsToday will be ready to launch over the next couple of weeks and you will be able to see all the details of over 70 of our auction items.  A big thanks to Emily Theobald, junior at Sanford CTC, for taking our auction photos on our Charity Auctions site.  

When our auction goes live on April 4th, you will have an opportunity to start placing bids.  We'll be opening the Library on April 19th for auction item pickup!

We are still gratefully accepting donations to our auction.  Please call or email Lesley at lunger@springvalelibrary.org if you'd like to donate an item or experience to our auction.  If you are considering making a donation to the library and are looking for an idea, how about support a local business by purchasing an item or gift card and then donate it to our auction.  You will have supported two of your community in one gesture.

Looking For Stuff For Kids and Families? 

 

Miss Sheila has been busy.

Click here to go to the Youth Services page!

Want to pick up the craft of the week

or the monthly scavenger hunt? 

Just stop by or give us a call!

 

Want to borrow one of our Maine Audubon

Nature Explorer backpacks or child-sized 

binoculars? You can pick one up curbside.

Are you a new homeschooler?  Please reach out to Sheila for resources and information about our weekly homeschool meetup on Zoom.  Middle and High school students can be offered research seminars upon request led by Lesley, our new director, and former high school librarian.

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Discover Something New to Read

Not sure what to read next?  Try some of these tools.  Search by author, title, or just browse around.

Novelist:  https://library.digitalmaine.org/  will give you read-a-likes and ideas. When you get to Digital Maine Library from this link just scroll down to Novelist 

 

Fantastic Fiction - (Find what the next book is in a series, follow favorite authors!)  *** staff favourite***


Goodreads - Meet Your Next Favorite book  

Literature Map  - Have an author you like, Literature Map gives you a literature cloud based on the similarity of the author you like.  

 

What Should I Read Next - Click to find a new adventure

 

BookBrowse - Great discoverability tools!

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