Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 2, 10-12. Celebrate the magic of comics and graphic novels and make your own! Pick up a free comic book courtesy of Free Comic Book Day, an event which promotes comics and local comic shops across the country. Comics foster literacy, imagination, and creativity. Learn about drawing characters, telling a story with pictures, and writing dialogue. All ages!

Library Closed for Stash Sale

The library will be closed on Saturday the 25th so that we can use all our space and staffing to hold the Stash Sale. This fundraiser is one of the pillars of our budget and helps keep us running the rest of the year. Thank you for your understanding!

Stash Buster Sale

Love crafting? This is the event for you! Our Stash Buster Sale, Saturday April 25, 9am-2:30pm, is for all the fiber arts, including quilting, knitting, crochet, sewing, embroidery, spinning, you name it! Your neighbors have donated unused material from their stashes and we will sell it at bargain prices! Quality materials are specially priced—and the popular $5 Fill-a-Bag table returns. Bake Sale, raffle of special handmade items, and silent auction of a beautiful wooden sewing table. See you there!
Donations Please! Clear out your stash for a fresh new year—donate the materials that are sitting around not being used. The […]

Amnesty Weeks – No Overdues!

The library celebrates National Library Week with two weeks of amnesty on overdue charges. Return your overdue items between April 12 and 25 and you will not be charged overdue fees. Check your shelves for those stragglers and send them home!

Tech Device Library

The Tech Device Library will be visiting from April 3rd to April 11th. Come get your hands on an ereader or tablet and see what they’re all about. Saturday, April 11th at 11am, Jared Leadbetter from the State Library will come to answer questions, talk about apps, and show and tell with a 3D printer. Don’t forget to bring your own device to try out the apps!

2015 Snowman Competition

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The air was crisp and cold with loads of sunshine carrying little wind for the 3rd annual Snow
sculpture contest for Vose Library. Families arrived by car-fulls bringing special tools, colored
water, assorted decorations, and watering cans. Families and individuals chose selected spots
surrounding the entrance and parking lots.
Enthusiasm was not dampened by the complete lack of stickiness to the snow which was
remedied by the use of watering cans and spray bottles. Each sculpture was unique in its
design and choice of materials to accessorize the finished creation. […]

Craftsmanship Reception

Vose Library will dedicate its new Craftsmanship and Design Collection on Sunday March 29 from 3pm to 5pm at the library on Common Road in Union.  The collection is an ongoing compilation of professional level craft and design references with the intent of providing information, inspiration and support to the midcoast area’s significant number of practicing artists and craftspeople.The afternoon will be highlighted by a presentation by Ginger Tuttle discussing her collection of historic handmade copper cooking utensils. Ginger brings a historical perspective and an appreciation of craftsmanship to her subject, along with the passion of an avid collector. Light […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner

Union’s Vose Library offers a traditional “Be In The Green” St. Patrick ’s Day dinner on Sunday March 15. Tickets are $10 per person with two sittings, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. The event will be held at the Union Masonic Lodge, 149 Sennebec Road, and all proceeds will benefit Vose Library. The menu will feature a traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner with corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, soda bread, and home-made desserts. There will be live music with an Irish theme. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Vose Library, or at the Masonic Lodge door on March 15. […]