TEENS! Couldn’t make it to the kickoff event?

No worries!  Stop by the Reference Desk (2nd floor) to sign up for this summer’s Reading Program, “Unmask!”
Keep a Reading Log, fill out an Activities Sheet, and attend our summer programs. There are lots of prizes for participation and chances to win 1 of 4 finale prizes, which will be awarded on August 14th!

Want to know more about this program? Take a peek at this slideshow for some additional info!

KIDS! Superhero Training Bash

Exercise your mind, muscles, character and your superpowers at our drill stations to earn your Champion Character Superhero Certificate! Come make superhero masks, capes and crafts, listen to a story and earn your superhero status on Tuesday, July 21st at 1 pm in the Androscoggin Room. Come join the fun. This program is best for school aged children. Costumes are encouraged, but not necessary.

Storyteller Michael Parent

Thursday,July 16th @ 1pm Michael Parent, Lewiston native and renowned storyteller-singer, offers a program of stories and songs based on the theme “Every Hero Has A Story.” Michael’s stories will explore such questions as, “Where do Heroes Come From?” and “What are Unsung Heroes?” We hope you will join us for this wonderful free program.

Peggy by Anna Walker

Peggy by Anna Walker
When a serendipitous wind sweeps up Miss Peggy, an unassuming hen, and relocates her to a big city, a wild adventure is sure to ensue! Kids and adults will love the quirky fun that Peggy experiences as she tries to find her way home. The soft paintings depicting city life and Peggy’s excursion showcase smile-provoking experiences such as shoe shopping, popcorn eating and nesting in a furniture store! This book encourages the readers to chat about travel and tourism, chance, safety and resourcefulness. Appropriate for children in preschool.

A Piece of Cake by LeUyen Pham

A Piece of Cake by LeUyen Pham
cakeSimilar to the classic Golden Books, kids and adults alike will appreciate this new spin on a classic “mouse tale” with its bright colors and warm expressions personified in these charming animals.  Pham’s easily identifiable story elements and  illustrations not only support Common Core State Standards but also serve as  a resource to demonstrate character qualities such as bigheartedness, creativity, and innovation. Appropriate for children ages 4+

Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard

Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard
watchJory is fairly well adjusted for the company he keeps. His stepfather, Caleb has strict rules to which he adheres and prophesizes that because the end is coming, you must be prepared and therefore NEED to constantly look for the signs. Jory’s escape route from this reality is via school and his friends. Unfortunately, Caleb announces to Jory’s family that the time has arrived and final measures need to be made. Find out what the family is preparing for, what the danger is, what Caleb’s plans are, and what choices Jory makes in this page-turner! Appropriate for kids ages 8+

Country: a Novel by Danielle Steel.

Country: a Novel by Danielle Steel. Stephanie Adams is a stay-at-home mother countrystuck in a loveless marriage for the sake of the children. Suddenly, at the early age of 52, her husband dies, and she is forced to move on with her life as she juggles loneliness and her children’s grief. On a chance road trip her life changes when she meets country music star Chase Taylor and
their mutual attraction opens up a whole new world.

Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell

Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell. The year is 1855 and deadas the Crimean war rages the British losses cause the fall of the government. As the Empire teeters , along comes one of the most idiosyncratic personalities of Victorian England, opium-eater Thomas De Quincy, tracking a killer targeting prominent Londoners. De Quincey comes to the conclusion that the ultimate victim will be Victoria herself.

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