Would you like to learn counted cross-stitch? We will be having a class for kids in 2nd to 4th grade and adult companions to learn together. Four Saturday mornings, April 5th to April 26th. Sign up at the library. Limit 4 pairs, $15 materials fee per pair. We hope to see you there!
Thursday, April 3, 7pm, we invite you to look at food and fiction in a new, creative way. If you are familiar with the annual Edible Book Festivals often celebrated in April, you will have an idea what this event will be like. Volunteers will cook and bake deliciously clever bookish foods, which will connect in some way to books in the Vose Library collection. The food and book connection may be very obvious, like Blueberry Muffins for If you give a Moose a Muffin, or not so obvious, like the Goat Cheese and Apple Tarts that were mentioned in [...]
Join us Friday, March 21 at 7pm for Vose Library’s new Mic’s Place Open Mic Night series, February through April. We will be focusing on the spoken word in all its variety. Each person will have up to 7 minutes to speak. Come share stories, excerpts, speeches, poems, essays, and more. How about reading a dialogue with a friend? Bring your own work or introduce others to your favorite author. For those interested, we can share music after a short intermission. Do you love having an open mic night in Union? Come on out and bring your friends! February 20, [...]
Our traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner menu will feature corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, soda bread, and homemade desserts. There will be live music with an Irish theme. The event will be held Sunday, March 16 from 1-4pm at the Union Masonic Lodge, 149 Sennebec Road, and proceeds will benefit Vose Library. Tickets $10, in advance at Vose Library, or at the Masonic Lodge door on March 16. Library patrons and supporters are invited to help Union’s community library to “Be In The Green” by attending the St. Patrick’s Day dinner. For more information, call Vose Library at 784-4733.
Celebrate the life and imagination of beloved author Dr. Seuss Saturday, March 1, from 10am to 12 noon. Listen to a Seuss story and enjoy cake, punch, coloring sheets, and activities. Wear your striped hat! Fun for kids of all ages!
Our Second Annual Snowman Competition is Saturday, February 22 at 10am! We invite kids of all ages to come make snowmen on the library grounds. Go wild with your imagination! Snow sculptures will compete in a number of fun categories: smallest, largest, silliest, most colorful, most realistic, most creative, best creature, and best by a 12+ creator. Bring a shovel, sculpting tools, decorations, props, etc. Dress warmly. There will be hot cocoa and snacks. Bring a bag lunch or potluck dish to share. (In case there is not [...]
Join us at Vose Library’s new Open Mic Night series, the third Thursday of the month, February through April. We will be focusing on the spoken word in all its variety. Each person will have up to 7 minutes to speak. Come share stories, excerpts, speeches, poems, essays, and more. How about reading a dialogue with a friend? Bring your own work or introduce others to your favorite author. For those interested, we can share music after a short intermission. Do you love having an open mic night in Union? Come on out and bring your friends! February 20, March [...]
Wednesday, February 12 at 7pm, Peter Korn, Executive Director of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, lifelong craftsman, and author of Why We Make Things and Why It Matters will give a talk on Craft and Craftsmanship and answer questions from the audience. Copies of the book will be available at the event for sale and autographing.
This program is part of a series highlighting our new Craftsmanship and Design Collection, which focuses on professional-level materials to serve as a resource for artists and craftsmen in our area.
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Come make Valentines and pop-up greeting cards on Thursday, February 6th at 7pm. Paper, patterns and instructions provided—just bring your enthusiasm! Kids and adults of all ages.