Bunch of Crocks Book Group, Sept. 17

Do you love food and books? Join our newest discussion group for foodies and combine your love of food and literature. The Bunch of Crocks book group premieres on September 17th at 12:30 for the stomach rumbling discussion of Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti.

As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather’s butcher shop, Cara saw how books and food bring people to life. Now a butcher, cook, and talented writer, she serves up stories and recipes inspired by beloved books; breakfast sausage in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods and chocolate cupcakes with peppermint buttercream from Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections are just some examples.

The group will get to try a small sample of one of the delicious foods in each chosen title when they meet every month. Copies of the book can be attained through the inter-library loan system.

Monday Sep 17, 2018
12:30 PM  –  1:30 PM
Androscoggin Community Room

Music Together, Sept. 4

Please join us for a free demonstration of Music Together with Caroline Coffin! Music Together is a research-based music and movement program that supports the musical development of babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. This program is for children ages 0 – 5. Space is limited. To register, please call 207-333-6640, ext. 3.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Program Room
Tuesday September 4, 10AM

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

A book review by Callalily Crockett


Will the boys survive or will they perish on the island?

Ralph, a young boy, was with several other boys going home when their plane crashed on an island.  Now they must try to find shelter, food and water and learn to survive.  Will they make it?


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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A book review by Callalily Crockett


Can the world’s best detective solve a murder case before the last heir dies?


Sherlock Holmes, a detective from England, must solve a murder case with his colleague, Dr. Watson.  The case involves a hound dog who might be the cause of the murders, but it’s never been seen.  Will Sherlock and Watson solve the case in time?


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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

A book review by Callalily Crockett


Fishing alone sounds fun? Well, it can be until something happens.

The time period is the 1940’s, in Cuba, near Havana. There we meet Santiago, an old fisherman who travels out to the sea in order to fish. But he has to battle a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream. Will he win the battle or sail for home, empty handed once again?


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Auburn Page Turners, Sept. 10

Join the Auburn Page Turners for a discussion of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon. In 1976 England, 10-year-olds Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands after their neighbor goes missing. In search of clues to her disappearance, the girls go door to door and soon discover that everyone on the Avenue has something to hide. A debut novel by a wonderful new writer.

Monday Sep 10, 2018
12:30 PM  –  1:30 PM
2nd floor (Check in at the Reference Desk)

Becoming American: A film and discussion series, Sept. 11



As local and national debates on immigration continue, a group of community partners in Lewiston and Auburn are delivering a program that encourages conversation, celebration, and understanding.

Becoming American is a public program that features films, discussions, and a wide variety of events across the twin cities.

To see the full schedule, and to register, please visit the Museum L/A website:  https://www.museumla.org/becoming-american.  Registration is required but not required.  All events will be free.

Films to be shown for the first program include: New York: A Documentary Film Episode 4, The Power and the People by Ric Burns and The Jewish Americans Episode 2, A World of Their Own  by David Grubin.

Tuesday Sep 11, 2018
6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM
Gendron Franco Center

Music Together for Big Kids, August 20.

Music Together is a research-based music and movement program designed to support the musical development of babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers.

Sing, chant, move to the beat, “jam” with instruments, and more. Recognizing that all children are musical, and can achieve basic music competence if exposed to the proper environment, Music Together provides a rich array of musical experiences to unlock their potential. Join Caroline Coffin for a special Big Kids Music Together Class (ages 5-7) on Monday, August 20th at 6pm.

Space is limited, please register.


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