Events

Mon
Jun
26

Mrs Brown movie

1pm

After her husband Prince Albert dies, Queen Victoria becomes depressed and introverted. Her servant, simple Scottish Highlander John Brown, makes her enjoy life again through his kindness and friendship with her. However, their relationship causes a scandal that rocks the British Isles. Starring Judi Dench. 1997, PG.

Sat
Jul
01

Closed for Independence Day holiday

July 1-4, Saturday and Tuesday

Sat
Jul
01

Nature Trail Building!

9am

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 (vosenaturetrail@googlegroups.com) and everyone will see your message. Subscribe to our Nature Trail Google Group email list by emailing vosenaturetrail+subscribe@googlegroups.com. 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!

Thu
Jul
06

Walking Trails Without Ticks

7pm

Vicki Harriman, Union’s Local Health Officer, will present the latest information on tick-borne diseases and prevention. She will talk about how to reduce exposure, including building tick-safe paths, ideas that we will be incorporating into our Nature Trail. If the weather is good, we'll take a walk outside. Handouts and free tick cups will be available.

Mon
Jul
10

Moana Family Movie Night

7pm

Wear your pajamas and curl up for a fun movie. (2016, PG) A mythic adventure in the South Pacific. Spirited teenager named Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds. Donations to cover the licensing fee are gratefully accepted.

Sat
Jul
15

Golden Opportunity Golf

At Union Country Club

Your chance to play the beautiful members-only course at the Union Country Club! Union Country Club is open to the public for Union's Founders Day, and green fees support Vose Library. $15 per player, unlimited rounds. Union Country Club is a private nine hole par 3 course created by Bob and Eleanor Heald in the 1950’s. Upon their passing, the course was left to the Club. Members have owned and maintained the course since 1994. The course runs 1359 yards (for nine holes). There are seven par 3s and two par 4s. Union Country Club is located at 110 Barrett Hill Road, Union, just north of the junction with Route 17 (just before Savage Oaks Winery). When to Play: UCC is open from 7:00 a.m. to dusk. Tee times are not required; there is no telephone or attendant. A 9-hole round Usually takes around an hour (depends on skill level). How to get started: Deposit $15/person fee (cash or check) in slot of box located to the right of the clubhouse door. All green fees will be donated to the Vose Library. Also, please sign the sign-in sheet indicating that you are a Founders Day participant. Parking: Parking is only allowed on the South side of the parking area (the side that the clubhouse is on). The North side needs to be clear at all times for access by the Water Company. Carts: UCC is a walking course. There are carts at the course, but these are reserved for members who have difficulty walking. A cart card is required to use a cart.

Tue
Jul
18

Tech Tuesday

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!

Thu
Jul
20

Star Wars Rogue One movie night

7pm

(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.

Wed
Jul
26

Joseph Fiore and His Art

7pm

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.

Fri
Jul
28

Raspberry Pi Coding with Minecraft

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.