During school vacations: winter, spring and summer, the library offers fun-filled learning and craft activities. Limited space, so registering your child is recommended.
May 1-6, 2017 —With a new theme every day, Miss Amy will dress up in colorful costumes, bringing to life favorite literary characters. Special stories and activities are held all week. Look for displays of Maine children’s authors and illustrators, and celebrate the talent in our own state.
May 1st – “Dreams is full of mystery and magic . . . Do not try to understand them.”
May 2nd- “and she loved a little boy very, very much , even more than she loved herself”
May 3rd- “star or no star, we like you the way you are”
May 4th – “for lunch one day, frankfurters, already in their rolls, blew in from the northwest at about five miles an hour.”
CHALLENGE! Come dressed up like your favorite book character and pick a book out of the giant book basket to keep! Even adults can get in on the fun…don’t be shy!
Meets weekly on Thursdays (Ages 4-7, 10-11:00 a.m.; Ages 8-12, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.)
4-7 year olds will meet Thursdays from 10-11:00.
8-12 year olds will meet Thursdays from 11:30-12:30. Unless otherwise noted! Call to sign up!
July 6th Summer Reading Program Kick-off event! Learn about Native Americans from Maine. Come weave your own basket and get started on your reading trip across the states.
July 13th We are headed south to New York City with a special showing of “Night at the Museum” in the Picker Room and some Big Apple crafts.
July 20th Chewonkie Scales and Tales will join us at 11:00 AM for a tour of some southeastern seabird critters.
July 27th At 11:00AM We’ll head West to Texas, learn a line dance in the Amphitheatre and enjoy some cowboy fun.
Aug 3rd As we travel to the other coast, we’ll learn about the California gold rush and pan for gold ourselves.
August 10th We’ll sail over to Hawaii for our Luaha finale. Come dressed for it and bring something exotic to share
Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 1-4 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the joys of children’s books and the writers and artists who bring them to life! Kids, parents, and lovers of children’s books can meet their favorite author, purchase their books, and have them personally signed. This year’s line-up includes Florence and Wendell Minor, Matt Myers, Kara LaRue, Chris VanDusen and Ronni Arno.
Friday, September 15th, 6-8pm Together with Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Miss Amy presents a special Star Party & Moon Viewing at the top of Beech Hill.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 2pm – Frogtown Puppeteers will present “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” play upstairs in the Reading Room.
Oct. 26th 2017, 5-6 p.m. Join us for this annual celebration in costume for stories, games and crafts; for all ages.
Oct. 25th 2017 Grand lighting at 7p.m. Share your creative pumpkin carving genius. Join us for a grand community lighting of as many jack-o-lanterns as we can get in the amphitheatre. Then carry your pumpkin home for Halloween. Anyone and everyone!