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.

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

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 examples…Continue Reading