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 madeContinue Reading

Summer Reading Program Welcomes Matt Loosigian

Award winning musician, and leader of EarthJams, joins us on Tuesday, July 8th at 10 for a concert of songs and sing-alongs. Kids young and old will enjoy Matt and his music. You will leave with a song in your heart and a smile on your face, we just know it.

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 westContinue Reading

Used Book Sale

Saturday, November 9th, 2013, 9am-2pm in the Coombs Municipal Building, second floor. All procedes go to support the library. One whole room is dedicated to children’s books. Volunteers needed to help sort, haul and sell books that day. Call the library for more info. 666-8405.  Too late to donate books for this year’s sale, thanks. HardContinue Reading

Celebrate Bowdoinham along with us!

Saturday, September 14th we will be celebrating all that is Bowdoinham. See us marching behind the library’s banner in the parade at 10:00. Then come to the waterfront park for a day full of fun activities.  Look for the Library’s Used Book Sale Tent.  As always, paperbacks will be on sale for 50 cents andContinue Reading

2014 Maine Readers Choice Award

In its second year, the Maine Reader’s Choice award celebrates the year in fiction, asking you to vote from among four novels.   Read all about the award and the three contestants here. Our library has all four contenders. Online voting begins in September.

Winter Workshops

The last of this winter’s workshops … Introduction to Genealogy and Family History Research – Saturday, March 2, 12noon-2pm If you are interested in exploring your own family history and don’t know how to get started, then please join Kathy Montejo for an interactive workshop about getting started in genealogy and family research. We willContinue Reading

Chewonki’s Batmobile Coming to Bowdoinham

Chewonki’s Batmobile Coming to Bowdoinham

Bats are among the most misunderstood mammals on our planet. This hour long program is designed to ease people’s fears of these fragile creatures and to dispel the myths about them. Please come to the library at a special time, Friday, July 20th from 12-1pm to see the Chewonki Foundation staff present this travelling program. 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 examplesContinue Reading

Second Annual Children’s Poetry Evening

A limerick reminder about Children’s Poetry Evening , 4/24/12:   The event will be a delight, Each child reads a poem that’s just right. You’ve still got time To enter enter a rhyme At the library, 7 o’clock, Tuesday night!