Kathy Mangan is Professor of English at McDaniel College in Maryland, where she has taught for more than three decades. Her poems have been published in some of the nation’s most prestigious literary journals, and her work has been included in numerous anthologies. She with be joined by CEHS student poets, who will have spent the day working with her in our annual Gabriel A. Zimpritch Poetry Symposium. The public reading will take place on Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. All are welcome to listen!
In addition to our regular story times, we will have a variety of programs for school-aged kids during April school vacation week. Click on the links below for details and registration information.
Details about upcoming programs will be posted soon!
Thursday, April 13 is an early release day. Kids in grades 5 – 8 are invited to join instructors from Unwritten Roads to get outside and explore the Greenbelt Trail while working on nature writing. Please click here for complete details and registration information.
We are pleased to be partnering with the non-profit organization Facing Maine for a parent-child book discussion (and pizza party!) based on the bestselling book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. The event has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 6 at 11:30 a.m. A movie based on the book is coming out later this year–this is your chance to read the book before you see the movie! Registration for the event is still available. Please click here for details and registration information.
You can attend a free information session about the Seeds of Peace Maine Seeds Leadership Program on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.
Please click here for more information.
On Thursday, February 23, we are offering a Curiosity Cabinet Workshop for grades 5 – 8. There is still space available, but registration is required. You’ll find details and registration information here.
If you are at least 16 years old, you can apply to be a Teen Leader at the library’s new after school program for elementary and middle school kids. The program takes place on weekdays from 2:30 – 5:00. You can download the details here.
If you would like to apply, you will find the online application form here.