A Capital Read 2017: This year’s title for our annual community read program is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Stay tuned for updates on the events happening in April and information on where to get a free copy of the book!
2016 TAX INFORMATION: The library will not receive tax forms or instructions this year, but we have collected some useful links to commonly used tax forms and resources – click here for our tax information page.
Thursday, March 2nd @ 6:00 | Kevin Mannix and Linda Rota: Weathering Shame – Join us for a presentation about their book Weathering Shame, which deals with trauma and personal healing. Their goal is to “to encourage others to embark on their own journey of self-discovery and to encourage society to become more compassionate and less stigmatizing”. A book signing will follow the presentation.
Thursday, March 16th, 6:00 – 7:00 | St. Patrick’s Day Music Special with 2 Ladies of the Lake and Fiddler Hank Washburn – Ladies of the Lake members Sharon Pyne (flute and whistles) and Maggie Ericson (accordion, vocals and guitar), join fiddler Hank Washburn for a lively evening of Irish songs and instrumental music. Ladies of the Lake have played at University of Maine Augusta, Slate’s Restaurant, Colby College Museum of Art, the Belfast Celtic festival and many other locations around the state.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 1:00 – 2:00 | Author and Master Naturalist, Dorcas Miller – She will talk about the second edition of her book, Track Finder.
Dorcas is an instructor for the Maine Master Naturalist Program and has assembled a collection of prints in clay, plaster casts, skulls, scat, other signs, and life-sized trail patterns, which together comprise a wonderful hands-on opportunity for learning about Maine mammals.
Upcoming Book Discussions *Please note that in January, book group will move to Wednesday nights.
- Wednesday, March 22nd @ 6:30 | A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
- Wednesday, April 19th @ 6:30 | The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot – A Capital Read 2017 selection.