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“Appy Hour” for Seniors

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Join Librarian Kate Cutko to learn all about “Apps”. They will tell you the weather, measure your pulse, give you directions and wash your dishes.

OK, maybe not wash your dishes.

Kate will preview some award-winning apps and teach you how to load them onto your smart phone, your tablet or other devices.

Friday, February 26, 2106 from 10-11:30 AM. Kendall Meeting Room. Coombs Municipal Building. 

This workshop is free of charge thanks to the hard work of the Bowdoinham Advisory Committee on Aging and a grant from AARP.

Snow Closure

Library is closed today (Friday, February 5) due to snow. Open tomorrow, Saturday at 10.

Also-  please stop by the library’s “Frozen” Karaoke contest at the Ice and Smelt Festival. Saturday, 11-12 at the Arts Center!

Fantastically Full February

We start off the month in support of the Meerymeeting Arts Center’s Ice and Smelt Festival, February 5 and 6. We will host a Frozen Karaoke contest on Saturday, February 6th at 11am at the Arts Center/Watersong Music studio.  Always wanted to release your inner Elsa? Here is your chance! Kids and grown-ups welcomed! th1P4SH8ZMDon’t be shy. Go to Merrymeeting Arts Center’s website for all the details of the festival.


We continue the spirit of celebration by gathering papercrafters on Monday evening, February 8th, from 6:30-9pm.  Chinese New Year!  We were given a donation of many beautiful rubber stamps with Chinese and Japanese imagery.  Come and join us to make greeting cards or valentines.  All supplies provided.  You are encouraged to make a donation for your cards to benefit the Bowdoinham Skate Park construction.  Thank you to Diana Mosher for her help with the card making.  Beginners and children welcomed with a parent’s guidance.



The fun continues with our Teen Movie Series, on Wednesday, February 10th at 4pm.  We will be showing Paper Towns, the movie based on John Green’s Young adult novel. Rated PG.  Kids are welcomed to take the school bus to the library. Movie will end close to closing time at 6pm. Please pick up promptly!th2XLEN2VQ

Check here for Unscheduled Library Closings

If the library is closed due to bad weather, then it may be a perfect day to explore the ebooks and audiobooks available to our library patrons via Maine Infonet, and the Overdrive collection. Try it out at download.maineinfonet.org. (You will need your 13 digit library card # to borrow the titles.) Continue Reading

Annual Library Book Sale

Annual Used Book Sale! Saturday, November 7, 2015 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Paperbacks .50 Hardcovers 1.00 One room full of Adult books, and another filled with children’s books. Volunteers needed. Please call 666-8405. Continue Reading

Library Hosts Community Blood Drive

  In conjunction with the library’s summer reading program, “Every Hero has a Story”, we will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 5 from 8am to 1pm. The drive will be held at the Bowdoinham Town Hall. We know that blood donors are heroes and that the need for blood increases during… Continue Reading

Star Party Postponed

The Star Party (to debut the library’s new telescope) scheduled for Friday night, July 10, has been postponed until Monday July 13th at dusk. Please call the library, or check the library’s Facebook page to reserve your spot and to find out details about time and location. Continue Reading

“Every Hero Has a Story”

Our theme for this year’s summer reading program had us inspired to make our own super hero capes, masks and take flight! We read a great book and talked about what our own super powers are. Come visit and pick up a reading log and calendar of more fun events. Continue Reading

Women Who Hunt

Wednesday, March 18. At 7 pm. Coombs School Kendall Room. Join us for a lively discussion hosted by Erin Merrill.  Erin comes from a long line of Maine hunters.  Since she began hunting in 2002 she has hunted moose, turkey, deer, rabbit, coyote and bear while also learning to fish. She writes about her hunting… Continue Reading