Events

EventsBowdoinham Public Library offers a wide range of events in the community, from children’s story times to monthly book groups for adults. We support recurring and special events through out the whole year including annual fund raisers and community based programming. See list below to see what is happening. Library events are open to the public and free of charge, sponsored by Friends of the Library and your generous support.

New YA Fiction by Local Author

Bowdoinham resident Sarah Gagnon has been busy- raising her two young girls, restoring her old Bowdoinham farmhouse…and writing a novel!  Date with a Rockstar  has just been published by Spencer Hill Contemporary. The library has 4 copies of the book to circulate in anticipation of Sarah’s Author talk on August 25, 7-9pm.  Sarah will discuss…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

Something new at the plant sale this year…Cake!

Something new at the plant sale this year…Cake!

Cooks of all ages, please enter your cakes!  Design theme for cakes: “40 years and still growing strong”.  Plant sale gift certificates to first, second and third place winners.  Winners chosen by popular vote… Plant sale shoppers will vote for their favorite design during the morning of the sale (9 to 12:30) after which we…Continue Reading