Monthly Archives: September 2012

No Storytime Today

crying childrenThere will be no Time for 2’s & 3’s storytime today due to a staff training.  We’ll still have toys to play with, books to borrow, and staff to help you, so please visit us.  Our regular staff will be in Augusta at a training.  Storytimes will return next week.  We’re sorry for the inconvenience.

New to the YA section is…

Changeling by Philippa Gregory

The publisher’s description is:Book cover of Changeling

In 1453, seventeen-year-old Luca Vero, accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, is recruited to help investigate evil across Europe but frees his first subject, Isolde, from captivity in a nunnery, and together they seek the one who defends the boundaries of Christendom and holds the secrets of the Order of Darkness.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Legos Club!

Legos creationOur September 25 Legos Club is rapidly filling up.  Open to kids age 6 and older.  Give us a call at 985-2173 x-5 or click here to reserve your spot!

New to the YA section is…

For What its Worth by Janet Tashjian

The publisher’s description is…Book cover for For What its Worth

Living in Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon neighborhood, fourteen-year-old Quinn’s life has been consumed by music and the famous musicians who live nearby, but in 1971, his first girlfriend, a substitute teacher, and a draft dodger help open his eyes about the Vietnam War.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Together, We Can Protect Whales!

whale flukeIn honor of Maine Coastweek, Sept. 15-22,we will offer two programs teaching children about whales, from feeding behavior and migration to man-made hazards in the ocean.  Hands on activities will bring understanding alive!

Grades K-3
Tues. Sept. 18
4:00 pm

Grades 4 & up
Thurs. Sept. 20
4:00 pm

Please pre-register by calling the Children’s Room at 985-2173 x-5 or by clicking here.

New to our YA section is…

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

The publisher description is: Book cover of Pushing the Limits

Rendered a subject of gossip after a traumatic night that left her with terrible scars on her arms, Echo is dumped by her boyfriend and bonds with bad-boy Noah, whose tough attitude hides an understanding nature and difficult secrets.

Click on the image for more information about this book.  As always, if you would like to place a hold, please call the library at 985-2173 or visit our website.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

There is a Teen Advisory Board meeting on Tues., Sept. 11th @ 3:30 p.m.Graphic of a teenager's face  Memebers of the Teen Advisory Board help make the library a special place for teens and tweens.  Members recommend books and movies for the teen collection, help plan fun and exciting teen programs, and discuss current trends in technology.  The Teen Advisory Board is currently accepting new members.  If you are interested in becoming a member please call 985-2173 x5.   

The Teen Advisory Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. during the school year.  Students in high school receive community service credit for participation on the Teen Advisory Board.