November 8th, 9th, and 10th | Fall Pop Up Book Sale

Our summer sale was so nice we decided to have it twice! Come to our fall pop up book sale for MAJOR bargains. As always, our book sale is cash only and all proceeds benefit the Friends of the Lithgow Library. Bring a bag and stock up!

The book sale hours will be as follows:

  • Thursday, November 8th from 9am – 7:30pm
  • Friday, November 9th from 9am – 4:30pm
  • Saturday, November 10th from 9am – 11:30am

Monday, November 19th at 6:30 | Intro to Knitting workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn to knit but been too confused to start? Join Julie, adult services librarian, to learn to cast on, knit, and purl your way to that project you’ve always dreamed of!

***This workshop is now full- thank you for your interest!*** Class size is limited, so pre-registration is required. Please stop by or call the library at (207) 626-2415 to save your spot!


Wednesday, November 28th at 6:00pm | Instant Pot 101: A Dinner Workshop

Are you intimidated by your Instant Pot? Are you Instant Pot curious?* Join Julie, librarian and rabid Instant Pot fan, for this fun workshop. Together we’ll make and eat dinner using this awesome appliance!

***This workshop is now full- thank you for your interest!*** Space is limited- please call or stop by the library to sign up.

* What are Instant Pots? Instant Pots are handy dandy electronic pressure cookers that have single-handedly revolutionized cooking at Julie’s house. Just ask her, and she will tell you. And tell you and tell you and tell you. She likes them a lot.

If the library is closed for inclement weather, the snowdate for the workshop will be Thursday, November 29th at 6pm.


Saturday, December 1st from 9:30-11:30am | Needle Felting workshop

Learn to make a needle-felted flower in this fun workshop, presented by Donna Lausier of Spiritship Creations.

Class size is limited, so pre-registration is required. Please stop by or call the library at (207) 626-2415 to save your spot.


Monday, December 3rd at 6:30pm | Jazz on Tour holiday concert

Join us for a holiday-inspired jazz concert with UMA’s Jazz on Tour!

The snow date for this event is Thursday, December 17th at 6:30.


Thursday, December 6th at 6:30pm | Adult Craft Night: Origami Ornaments

Learn to make a variety of origami ornaments in this fun workshop- great for decorating presents, trees, and more!

Class size is limited, so pre-registration is required. Please stop by or call the library at (207) 626-2415 to save your spot.

The snowdate for this event is Thursday, December 13th at 6:30.


Saturday, December 8th at 10:30am | Eagles and Evergreens: A Rural Maine Childhood with Robert B. Charles

Before Robert B. Charles was a lawyer, naval officer, and employee of two presidential administrations, he grew up in rural Maine, where the love of small towns and the influence of aging veterans left a lasting impact. Join us as he talks about his life and his most recent book, “Eagles and Evergreens: A Rural Maine Childhood.”

“This book reminds me of its author: deeply thoughtful and patriotic, charitable, and a great pleasure to know. You will find Yankee wisdom in these pages… Above all, you will find America. You should read it.” – Richard Leiby, The Washington Post

Books will be available for signing and purchase.

The snowdate for this event will be Saturday, December 15th at 10:30 am.


Monday, December 10th at 6:30pm | Fly Tying Demo and Chat

Join Brian Bossie, experienced fly fisher and fly tyer, for a fly tying demonstration, including a discussion of the basic supplies, tips for which flies and materials work best for various fish and conditions, and get your questions answered.


Thursday, December 13th at 6:30pm | Winthrop Area Handbell Ringers holiday concert

Join us for a holiday-inspired jazz concert with the Winthrop Area Handbell Ringers!

The snow date for this event is Thursday, December 20th at 6:30.


LITHGOW LIBRARY BOOK CLUB Join us for monthly book discussions. No sign-up required. Upcoming meetings:


THE STITCHERY: A FIBER ARTS SOCIAL CLUB Join us every first and third Tuesday of the month at noon for fiber and friendship. No sign up required.

Bring your project (and your lunch, if you’d like) and hobnob with knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, felters, weavers, quilters, tatters, spinners, and other fiber fans. Come for advice, inspiration, or just to chat with like-minded crafters.

All ages and experience levels welcome. Upcoming dates:

  • Tuesday, November 13 @ noon
  • Tuesday, December 4 @ noon
  • Tuesday,December 18 @ noon

DROP IN TECH HELP
Bring in your devices and stop by with your tech questions. Our Systems Librarian will do his best to help. No sign up required; first come, first served. Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-11am.

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