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.

Join Bowdoinham resident Howard Solomon for a conversation about the history of anti-Semitism. What does it look like? Why does it exist? How do we respond to it? Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7pm.  Bowdoinham Town Hall 13 School Street, Bowdoinham Howard taught history at Tufts University (1971-2004) and served as scholar in residence at… Continue Reading

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