Stash Buster Sale

Love crafting? This is the event for you! Our Stash Buster Sale, Saturday April 25, 9am-1pm, 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 $5 Fill-a-Bag table returns. 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 focus is on fabric, yarn, notions, sewing materials, and tools. Unfortunately, due to limited space, we can’t [...]

2015 Snowman Competition

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. [...]

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!

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. [...]

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Saturday, March 7 from 10 to 12, celebrate the life and imagination of beloved author Dr. Seuss. Listen to a Seuss story and enjoy snacks, coloring sheets, games, and activities. Wear your striped hat! Fun for kids of all ages!

Dr. Seuss Storytime

Friday mornings at 10:30.  This March our stories and activities will celebrate author and illustrator Dr. Seuss. See you there!

Don’t forget to take our survey on what would make the best story time for your family: day and time, ages, activities, etc.

Closing early

The library will close early today, Friday the 30th, due to the freezing rain and difficult road conditions. Family Game Night is cancelled. Stay safe and we’ll see you soon!

Snowman Competition

Library snowmanOn Saturday, February 28th at 10am, we invite kids of all ages to go wild with your imagination! Snow sculptures will compete in a number of fun categories: smallest, largest, silliest, most colorful, most realistic, most creative, best creature, and best by a 12+ creator. Bring a shovel, decorations, etc. Dress warmly. There will be hot cocoa and snacks. (In case the weather is uncooperative, we will have an alternative indoor snowman activity.)

Closed for Blizzard

IMG_0078The library will be closed Tuesday, Jan 27 because of the blizzard. Items due Tuesday will be due Wednesday. Please stay safe at home and we’ll see you after the storm!