With Sue moving on at the end of the month, a search committee has been formed to identify our next Library Director.
We are excited to tell you that we are getting started on our Nature Trail! We now have a building schedule, and we need your help to make this project happen. Trail building dates, all at 9 am, rain or shine: Sat, June 17 – Start building section 1, connecting the paved walkway at northwest corner of library to the future location of bench at northwest corner of the property (volunteers needed) Sat, July 1 – Finish building section 1 (volunteers needed) Sat, July 8 – Design section 2, the complete loop; walk the proposed trail and mark the route with stakes and tape Sat July 22 – Start building section 2 (volunteers needed) Sat July 29 – Finish building section 2 (volunteers needed) Volunteers should bring: gloves, shovels, hoes, and rakes. Don't forget to wear light-colored, tick-safe clothing, and bring water, sunscreen, snacks, etc. To stay up to date and connect with the other trail volunteers, you can use our Nature Trail Google Group email (email@example.com) and everyone will see your message. Subscribe to our Nature Trail Google Group email list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also unsubscribe whenever you like. Special thanks to Bill Stinson and Jerry Sawyer for organizing! Bring your tools, your friends, and your enthusiasm!
(2016, PG-13) In a period of great conflict, a group of unlikely heroes, led by daring fugitive Jyn Erso and rebel spy Cassian Andor, band together for a desperate mission to steal the plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction, the Death Star. Donations to cover the licensing fee are gratefully accepted.
Anna Witholt Abaldo from Maine Farmland Trust will share a short film by Richard Kane, Joseph Fiore, The Nature of the Artist, and talk about Fiore’s art, his connection to MFT, the distribution of his Rock Paintings to Maine non-profits and the recent establishment of the Fiore Art Center and artist residency program in Jefferson.
5pm - 6:30pm
Come learn to write code for the Raspberry Pi (a small, single-board computer) using Minecraft. A fun, hands-on way to gain programming skills and explore new technology. Hosted by Mr. Andrew of Mid Coast Martial Arts here at the library. Ages 8 and up; parents, adults, teenagers - all are welcome. No experience needed. Contact the library to reserve your place.
Calling all stuffed creatures! Teddy Bears’ Picnic with games, activities, and snacks. Bring your teddy bear!
You're invited to our Open House on Monday, August 7 at 7pm. Come talk to us about what you hope for from the library, share a book you love, find out about ways to get involved, and meet current Board members and volunteers. Our Rapid Reviews open mic will be open to anyone who wants to share a quick review of a book they loved and why someone else might like it. A number of library regulars will share their reviews, so feel free to come just to listen. Say goodbye to Sue on her last day. Light refreshments will be served.
A practical workshop for teens and adults, taught by Mr. Andrew of Mid Coast Martial Arts. Perfect for those heading off to college in the fall, or anyone who wants to brush up on personal safety skills. Wear loose clothing.
Wear your pajamas and curl up for a fun movie. (2014, PG) Robotics genius Hiro Hamada and his personal companion robot, Baymax, must band together with their friends to save San Fransokyo. Donations to cover the licensing fee are gratefully accepted.
6pm - 8pm
Open hours with our tech experts. Bring questions and learn new skills. New tech from the holidays? Don’t forget your devices for hands-on learning, or use ours to learn general skills. Did you know you can use MARVEL databases to access Ancestry Library Edition, academic, magazine, and newspaper articles, and more? Or borrow downloadable audiobooks and ebooks from the library? Trouble using the services on your Kindle, iPad or mp3 player? Tech Tuesdays are a perfect time to come learn how!
Five year old Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia. (2016, PG-13) Donations to cover the licensing fee are gratefully accepted. Sponsored by John Shepard and Shep’s Imports.
Summer reading prizes, activities, pizza and more! Kids can display their posters/projects for how to Build a Better World. We will draw for the winner of a 5th gen Kindle Fire. For Summer Reading participants and their families.