The Animal Advocates Club for Grades 5 – 8 Begins September 28!

puppy in teacupKids in grades 5 – 8 can become part of this year’s Animal Advocates Club, offered in partnership with the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (ARLGP.) The club meets once a month after school with Felicia Mazzone from ARLGP for hands-on fun and learning through service projects, plus a different live animal friend from the shelter each month. FMI and registration information, please click here!

Learn about Biomimicry with the Chewonki Foundation on August 17

HummingbirdFor grades 2 – adult

Many of the engineering challenges facing humans today are similar to difficulties that exist in the natural world.

Join us as we explore the ways engineers have taken advantage of nature’s bright ideas through biomimicry–and meet some live animals that help us draw comparisons between human-made products and animal adaptations!  

Thursday, August 17
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Note: The library will be closed all day on August 17 so that staff may attend the Town’s Annual Staff Development Day. We will open at 6:00 p.m. for this special program only!

Experience the Solar Eclipse with Us!

Solar EclipseWe have a variety of events related to the eclipse coming up. Please click here for complete details! (Please note, our eclipse glasses are gone, except for those we have in reserve for those we will distribute at upcoming events. If you already received some of our glasses and plan to come to our Eclipse Party, please bring them with you so we can make sure we have enough for others.)

Outdoor Summer Concert on August 10 featuring the Don Roy Ensemble

“… an incredible opportunity to see this married duo of outstanding musicians in Washington County. Hailing from roots deep in the Maritimes and Quebec, the Roy’s musical passion lies with the French Canadian tradition followed closely by Celtic music.”                                                                                            –Bangor Daily News

At the forefront of the fiddling community in the Greater Portland area, one finds the musical duo of Don and Cindy Roy who have long entertained audiences in the Southern Maine area and beyond. Add bassist Jay Young and you have the Don Roy Ensemble. 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic dinner and join us for another fantastic evening of music! FMI: Please click here!