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“Genealogy … what is it and why should I care?” If you’ve ever been curious about your family roots, don’t miss this workshop, led by Emily Schroeder from the Maine State Library. This program is open to tweens & teens (ages 9-18), but pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Chelsea Canedy, Family Support worker, has been working for Saint Andre, Inc, supporting children and families since 2009. Chelsea specializes in brain-based, attachment-focused techniques, helping parents better understand how human brains function in order to parent in a more effect, connected way. Chelsea is also involved in meditation instruction. Chelsea has two children, a four year old girl and a 5 month old boy, who give her ample opportunity to take her own advice!~~Join Chelsea for this workshop on how to improve your relationships with your kids now, and into the future. By sharing information about the developing brain and how connection helps our kids behave better, Chelsea will help you meet your long-range goals for your children, all while strengthening your relationships with them. Please register.
Join Heather on Wednesday, October 28th at 4 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room and paint your very own Halloween pumpkin. All materials will be provided by the library. Space is limited so please call the library to register at 333-6640 ext. 3 or register online.
Do you like bugs? Want to learn more about them? Join local bug enthusiast, Jon Wallace, and learn about the different bugs he raises and exibits. This program is best suited to children in grades 3 and up. Please call the library to register at 333-6640 ext. 3 or register online. We hope you will join us.
Join us on Tuesday, October 13th at 10 am in the Maggie Trafton Program room for a special French storytime with local French teacher, Doris Bonneau. Madame Bonneau will be reading and singing in French and showcasing our newest French Literacy kit on “Families”. We hope you will come join the fun. All are welcome. For more information, please call the library at 333-6640 ext.3
When a squirrel finds an acorn in the woods he claims it for himself calling out “‘Finder Keepers!” He marks the spot with his red hat. When the wind blows the hat away where will it land? Each page in this delightful picture book shows a new woodland animal with the red hat. And the hat has many uses. Will the squirrel find his acorn again? And his hat? With a twist at the end, this book is sure to become a favorite. Ages 2-6
What do you do when your best friend moves far away? In this charming picture book, Maine author and illustrator Russ Cox shows readers how to channel sadness and boredom into something out of this world. Sheldon and his dog Jet decide to build a rocket ship. Young readers will delight in their adventures. A fun read-aloud best for children ages 4-8.