Closed for Thanksgiving

The Library will close at 12 noon on Wednesday so our volunteers can enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, December 1st at 10am. Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday!

Holiday Craft Making

Join us Saturday, December 12, 10-noon for Holiday Craft Making–fun for kids and adults of all ages! Easy crafts for holiday decorations or gifts. Holiday cards, beaded ornaments, snowflakes, and more!

Paul Marshall, author of Maine Boy Goes to War

Maine Boy Goes to WarIn honor of Veterans Day, Paul Marshall of Hope will talk about his World War II service at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 11. Marshall grew up in Patten but encountered a very different world in war-time Europe, where he served as a combat medic with a rifle platoon for three years. His memoir, A Maine Boy Goes to War, describes the life-changing experiences of Marshall and the “boys” in his unit, as well as his later family life as an educational Christian missionary in the Pacific […]

Soup and Suspense: Dorothy Cannell

She Shoots to ConquerJoin us for our popular Soup and Suspense mystery author program! Thursday, October 22 at 6:30pm. Local author Dorothy Cannell will read from and talk about the latest book in her Florence Norris mystery series, Death at Dovecote Heath, coming in December, and answer questions from the audience. Dorothy writes cozy mysteries, including the thirteen books of the Ellie Haskell series, about a decorator and her chef husband. Her new series features Florence Norris, housekeeper at a country estate in the 1930s. Sample delicious soups made by our […]

Canceled – Saturday Movie

Canceled due to being unavailable from our source, Are you interested in movies at the library? Let us know! If there is enough interest, we will buy a license to show more quality movies.

Trunk or Treat Halloween

IMG_0214Saturday, October 31, 5-7pm. Do you enjoy seeing children in costumes for Halloween? Wish you would get a few trick-or-treaters? This year we will be holding a “Trunk or Treat” on Halloween. Here is how it works: decorate the trunk of your car for Halloween and bring some treats to hand out. The kids will trick or treat at the vehicles, and can enjoy cider and a small snack at the Library before continuing with their festivities. We hope you’ll come out and have some fun with us on Halloween, while […]

Tech Tuesday

confusedtechTuesday, October 20 and November 17, 6-8pm. Open hours with our tech experts. Learn new skills, ask questions, and bring in your devices.

Henry Kissinger and Africa: Camden Conference

On October 14, Wednesday, 7pm, Bob Rackmales will give a talk on Kissinger’s involvement of the US in the Angolan War, the events leading to military defeat, and whether it might have been “Henry Kissinger’s Bay of Pigs”. This program is one of our Camden Conference Community Partner events.

In the summer of 1975, three months after the fall of Saigon ended the Vietnam War, a new front opened in the Cold War in the remote Portuguese African colony of Angola. Although Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had paid little attention to Africa in his previous years in office, his controversial […]

Book Art at Union Art League Show

Book Art at the Union Art League Show, Friday, October 9, 5-7pm and Saturday, October 10, 10am-4pm, at the Brooder Auction House. Beautiful art made from damaged books. Notebooks, greeting cards, bookmarks, ornaments and more! You have probably seen Heather’s amazing art at the library—here is you chance to bring some home. Sales support the library.