Author Talk: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World

Bowdoinham welcomes Author Nancy Striniste, author of Nature Play at Home.   Monday, April 29 at 7pm Nature play can awaken children’s senses, challenge their bodies, inspire their imaginations and build self-confidence. In order to grow up healthy and happy, children need abundant, unstructured time to play and explore in the natural world, but today’s children… Continue Reading

Summer Reading Program 2014 “Fizz, Boom, Read!”

Bowdoinham Public Library once again offers a Summer Reading Program open to children of all ages. Children are invited to sign up and receive a reading log, which offers prizes for time spent reading, alone or with a parent. This summer’s prizes include: • Fairwind Farm Strawberries Ice Cream Cone from Richmond Dairy Treat •… Continue Reading

Author and Illustrator visit the Summer Reading Program

Author and Illustrator visit the Summer Reading Program

Tuesday, July 3, 10am. Author Lee Francis of Indian Island, Maine will join local Bowdoinham illustrator Susan Drucker to share their new children’s book, Kunu’s Basket. It is the modern story of a Penobscot boy who learns lessons from his grandfather. Lee will share the story, teach us about her people, and show us examples… Continue Reading