Book Club Reminder

Just a reminder, we will be discussing Dance Hall on the Dead on Wednesday at 6:30PM. You can also pick up the next book club pick, Murder at the Nightwood Bar, on this date!

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New Items at the Library for April + Award Books!

The majority of our April book order has arrived (those still on their way have been marked “in transit.”) We have new titles by David Baldacci, Debbie Macomber, Anna Quindlen, Monica Wood, Mary Higgins Clark, and James Dashner. Our new movies include The Big Short, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2, and The Peanuts Movie. The full list can be found here.

In addition, we have received a majority of the 2016-2017 nominees for both the Chickadee Awards and the Maine Student book awards. The Chickadee Awards recognizes high quality picture books. More information (and the full list for this year) can be found here. The Maine Student book award is another children’s book award, this one directed towards students grades 4-8. The full list (which can be found here) looks great this year and we are so happy to have these books on our shelves.

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Closed for Patriot’s Day

The Library will be closed Monday, April 18th for Patriot’s Day. We will be open our normal hours during the rest of the week.

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03/30/16- Upcycled Tote Program: Part 3!

Do all good things come in threes? We will be hosting a part 3 of out Upcycled Tote bag workshop on Wednesday 03/30/16 at 6:30. If you are new to the project and would like to jump in, please let us know so we can have materials ready for you. If you are into crochet or are otherwise crafty and would like to come to gab with other crafty people, you are invited as well!

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New Book Club Schedule

We’ve experienced a change in scheduling for our upcoming book club program presented by the Maine Humanities Council. Here is the new schedule for our future discussions.

04/27/16- Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman
05/18/16- Murder at the Nightwood Bar by Katherine Forrest
06/08/16- A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow
06/29/16- The Skull Mantra by Elliott Pattison

If you’re a mystery fan. Please let us know if you’d like to attend any of these meetings. We only have one spot left for the Tony Hillerman discussion but can be flexible on future dates. Feel free to message me here on facebook, or sent me an email- librarian@readfield.lib.me.us.

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03/23/16- Upcycled Tote Program: Part 2!

We’re going to have a part 2 to our upcycled tote bag program. This will take place this upcoming Wednesday, March 23rd at 6:30PM. Come and learn the next step to crocheting your own reusable tote bag out of disposable bags. If you did not attend the first program, but would still like to attend, please contact the librarian so we can be properly prepared. You can use email (librarian@readfield.lib.me.us), or phone (685-4089).

Thank you to everyone who came to our program last night. It was a blast!

The book discussion program originally scheduled for 03/23/16 has been pushed back 04/27/16 due to illness.

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New Items for March

Although there are still a handful in transit, the majority of our March order has arrived. New books include At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier, Off the Grid by CJ Box, Fool me Once by Harlan Coben, The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon, Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear, and Firelight by Kazu Kibuishi. New DVDs include Creed, Room, Spotlight, and The Good Dinosaur. The full list can be found here.

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