Cook Out, Friday August 21st, 6-7:30pm, for Summer Reading participants and their families. Wear your superhero costume and come have fun as we celebrate your achievements. We will draw the bicycle winners at the Cook Out. See you there!
Summer Reading celebrates the theme “Every Hero Has a Story.” Children from birth to eighteen can sign up at the library, set reading goals, keep their reading logs, and earn chances to win a bicycle! Our Summer Reading prizes are sponsored by the Union Masons. Six bicycles, complete with helmets, will be given away—two large, two medium, and two small one with […]
July 18, 2015
7:30 A.M. Vose Library Brian Cramer Memorial 5K Race set off on a new out and back course this year with 20 runners/walkers! First place overall Runner was David Lane of Sterling, Virginia with a time of 22:11! The first place female winner Runner was Patricia Leach of Warren, Maine in 25:44. First place Walker : Rebecca Ayers
Race Results by age group (1=first place in age group)
19 and under
1.David Lane 22:11
Tyler Tsinger: 30:44
1. Allison Lane 34:23
Caelyn Tsinger : 35:49
Natalie Simmons 45:14
1. Stephen Spearin: 25:09
1. Patricia Leach […]
Join us for the summer edition of our popular Soup and Suspense mystery author program! Local author Barbara Ross will read from, sign, and talk about Musseled Out, the latest book in her Maine Clambake cozy mystery series, and answer questions from the audience. Sample delicious light refreshments made by our talented volunteers. Door prizes! Thursday, August 13 at 7pm. $8 suggested donation.
Thursday, August 6 at 7pm at the library. Make beautiful art out of books with Heather Bilodeau, mastermind behind our book art sales! Learn basic folding techniques to make a holiday card display with an unloved book. Bring a book to use for the project or choose from books we have available. Class taught by Heather Bilodeau from C.R.A.F.T. Arts Studio at the Thompson Community Center. Any questions, call Heather at 624-2570.
Calling all stuffed creatures! Teddy Bears’ Picnic with games, activities, and snacks. Bring your teddy bear! Saturday, August 1st at 10am.
Karen Koch will give a teach participants how to make a traditional Appalachian-style brooms. Monday, 6:30pm; July 27, Cobweb Chaser; August 3, Whisk Broom. Karen learned the craft at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia from Carlson Tuttle. Limit 6 participants in each class; please sign up in advance. $15 materials fee benefit the library.
The Library will be closed Saturday for the July Fourth holiday weekend. We will be open as usual on Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 21 and August 18, 6-8pm. Open hours with our tech experts. Learn new skills, ask questions, and bring in your devices.
Our fifth annual 5K event: Founders Day, July 18th. Race begins at 7:30. Preregistration $18, day-of $20. All the details on our 5K page. Fun for all! The rolling 3.1-mile trail and road course takes you through the historic Union Common and past the library before returning to finish at the Union Fairgrounds. Walkers welcome! T-shirts and great awards! All proceeds benefit the Vose Library. Hope to see you there!
Let’s watch a movie together! Bring your kids in their jammies and stay to watch with the whole family. Thursday, July 9th, 7pm.
Set in Dark Ages Ireland, The Secret of Kells is the story of a boy on a dangerous quest and a magical book, interwoven with elements of Celtic folklore. 2010 Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature. Not rated; cartoon violence (Viking raids), some scary creatures. Reviews suggest ages 7-9 and up.
Note: This is a Hulu movie, so it’s supported by commercials. The good thing is that means it’s free for us to show! Availability may change—if […]