Community Read: Let’s discuss genetics, research & privacy

Join us on Wednesday, February 25 at 7pm at the library for a book discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot.  Cancerous cells taken from Henrietta’s body in 1951 soon before she died became central to biomedical research throughout the world, even though her own family went for decades without knowing…Continue Reading

Fight the Winter Blues with Books and Beer

Fight the Winter Blues with Books and Beer

In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Maine was a stronghold for the temperance movement, but the Pine Tree State emerged from Prohibition to create a beer culture that rivals any other in the United States. Early pioneers, like D.L. Geary, established the Northeast’s love affair with English-style ales, and today’s upstarts brew unique and inventive…Continue Reading

So much more at Celebrate Bowdoinham!

Please join us under the library’s tent, at the waterfront during Celebrate Bowdoinham on Saturday, September 13.We will have our usual used book sale: 50 cents for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers. We will also be selling mums! Beautiful colors and a great price.  All to benefit the library.If you have never seen the crafts we’ve made…Continue Reading

Author Talk: Wednesday, May 28, Marilyn Darnell talks about East Bowdoinham’s Robert E. Jack

Author Talk: Wednesday, May 28, Marilyn Darnell talks about East Bowdoinham’s Robert E. Jack

Marilyn Darnell will come to the library on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 to discuss her book Anything but Dull ; The Personal Letters of R.E. Jack: His Legacy from Maine to California 1856-1869. Ms. Darnell will share with us the rich and personal encounter with one of East Bowdoinham’s native sons, who went west…Continue Reading