Beyond “Just Say No”: a Parenting Panel about drug prevention

Beyond “Just Say No”: a Parenting Panel about drug prevention

This is the final event in the Library’s Spring Parenting Series. One of our jobs as parents is teaching our children about drugs.  These panelists will give us information about the social, neurological and global implications of illegal drug use. We hope that information will take us beyond the “Just Say No” message of the 1980’s.… Continue Reading

“Spoon River Anthology”, Community Read Discussion

Please join Franklin Burroughs on Thursday, March 17 from 1-2:30 P.M. at the Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main Street, Bowdoinham. Franklin will lead a community discussion of the book, “Spoon River Anthology,” by Edgar Lee Masters.  Published 100 years ago, the book vividly describes the inhabitants of a fictional small town in the Midwest through a series of interconnected,… Continue Reading

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