Readfield Playgroup, 9:30-10:30a.m. Thursdays, Readfield Elementary School: For children aged 0-4. We have toys, do crafts, and read stories. Parents/caretakers must stay with their children while here. Starting in November, we meet at the Readfield Community Library the first Thursday of each month. Please join us for some fun!

The Readfield Community Library offers “Let’s Talk About It” Book Group: The Readfield Community Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It”, a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library.  This program is provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library.

The series, Becoming American, begins 6:30pm September 30 at the Library, and continues for 4 more sessions:  October 28, November 25, January 27 and February 24.

Books to be read and discussed in this series include:

  • Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya (September 30)
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin (October 28)
  • An Orphan in History by Paul Cowan (November 25)
  • The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday (January 27)
  • Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston (February 24)

A scholar provided by the Maine Humanities Council will facilitate the discussions. Books for the program are available for loan at the library.  Please call the library at 685-4089 to register and come in to pick up the first book of the series.

This program is offered to Maine libraries through the Maine Humanities Council by a grant from the Belvedere Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

For more information about “Let’s Talk About It” and the work of the Maine Humanities Council, see or call the office in Portland at 207-773-5051.

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