All summer long, join us for Read ME, a statewide reading event
Read ME is a statewide community read program that gets Maine adults all reading two books recommended by a well-known Maine author. This summer Tess Gerritsen has chosen Susan Conley’s Paris Was the Place and Sarah Perry’s After the Eclipse.
Upcoming Read ME events at Lithgow
- August 26th @ 6:30 | An Evening with Sarah Perry, author of After the Eclipse
Thursday, August 22nd-24th | Friends of the Lithgow Library Book Sale
The book sale hours are:
- Thursday, August 22nd from 9-7:30
- Friday, August 23rd from 9-3
- Saturday, August 24th from 9-11:30
The sale is cash only. Book bags and mugs will also be available for purchase.
Donations are no longer accepted. Thanks to all who have given their time & titles to support the library!
Thursday, September 5th at 6:30 | Visible Mending
Do you have an item of clothing that’s stained, frayed, or has a hole? Don’t trash it; mend it! Visible mending adds personalization and panache to clothing. Join Julie Olson, librarian and co-founder of Zero Waste ME, for a fun evening of learning how to repair your clothing.
Please bring an item of clothing with you to repair. We will provide the mending supplies.
Tuesday,October 22nd, 5:30-8PM | KVYMCA & Friends of the Lithgow Library Raffle
The Kennebec Valley YMCA and the Friends of the Lithgow Library are partnering again this year on a raffle fundraiser. The money raised through the raffle will go toward the YMCA’s Annual Strong Kids Campaign & Camp KV and Lithgow’s Annual Campaign. There will be 1 grand prize of $10,000 awarded to 1 ticket. That grand prize will be drawn on October 22, 2019 from 5:30 – 8pm at the Lithgow Library in Augusta. Click here for details.
LITHGOW LIBRARY BOOK CLUB Join us for monthly book discussions. No sign-up required. Upcoming meetings:
- Wednesday, August 7 @ 6:30 | After the Eclipse by Sarah Perry
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, August 20th @ noon
DROP IN TECH HELP Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-11am
Having trouble with your digital life? Bring your tech questions, gadgets & devices to sit down one-to-one with our Systems Librarian, a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
No sign up required; first come, first served. You are encouraged to call ahead to make sure Tech Help is available on the day you plan to come.
VIDEOPHONE FOR THE DEAF
Lithgow Library offers a videophone (VP) for Augusta’s Deaf Community. We have partnered with Disability Rights Maine to provide access for people who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL). A video call can be made directly using ASL or with the help of an ASL interpreter who appears on the screen.