May 24, 2021, Covid Restrictions Lifted
Beginning Monday, May 24th, the Library will be lifting COVID19 restrictions, with the following mask requirements: unvaccinated individuals and children 2-12.
The front room is open and computers may be used for pre-covid time limits of 1 hour. You are welcome to stay beyond the previous 30-minute restriction and there will be no limitations on the number of people in the Library at a time.
The children's room will welcome only one family at a time.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM Begin June 21 - August 21!
Sign-up starts June 21!
Pick up your game
board June 21!
Sign-up starts June 21!
Mysteries by Maine Authors; The Gritty Underbelly of Maine
First Meeting is June 24 and begins with Potshot by Gerry Boyle - pick up your copy at the Library today!
This five-book series plunges into the gritty underbelly of Maine as seen through the eyes of its talented mystery authors. Join us and our Maine Humanities Facilitator for discussions designed to discuss and explore the issues in Maine and the dark side of human nature. This program has been funded by a generous grant from the Maine Humanities Council.
Looking For Stuff For Kids and Families?
Want to pick up a craft of the week?
How about a bundle of books curated by our own Sheila Dube?
Want to borrow one of our Maine Audubon Nature Explorer backpacks or child-sized
Looking for homeschooling support? 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.
Patio Knitting With Dawn
Patio Knitting With Dawn will be on Tuesdays, from 3 to 4:30 pm outside on the patio. We suggest that you bring bug spray and sunscreen. In the event of rain, we'll move to Zoom again. Just email Dawn for the Zoom link.
Any handcrafters are welcome to join the fun!
Love Books Actually Tuesday, June 22nd at 6:00 pm
Read any good books lately? Do you have some favorite titles or authors you would love to share with other readers?
Ginnie’s new monthly book club is an informal sharing of books that we will discuss round-robin. Everyone who would like to share a book can or you can just sit back and take notes. The goal is to give participants new titles and authors just in time for summer reading! Zooming on April 27 at 6 pm. Email Ginnie firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
Did you miss this marvelous program? Click here to go to the Zoom recording.
To receive the pack of downloadable handouts supporting mushroom identification please email Lesley Unger at email@example.com
The Elusive Maine Morel by Greg Marley
Our Fundraising (I like to call it "Fun-raising) Committee has chosen a new annual weekend for our Books Sale. This year it will be the weekend after Labor Day - Friday, September 17th and Saturday, September 18th. Friday we will have the happy coincidence of being part of our Summer Concert Series so we hope that you come to shop for some books, back a lunch, and join us for the concert from 12-1 on Friday.
Activities for Saturday's booksale are in the works!
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 short setup.
Don't let Zoom-intimidation keep you from connecting with your loved ones!
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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