Announcements

Library Closing Early

thDue to today's weather the Library will be closing at 12 Noon.  We will open at our regular time tomorrow.  Stay safe and warm!

Upcoming Special Event

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Support the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library by enjoying an afternoon of music by the DaPonte String Quartet, a tea tasting catered by the Merry Auld Tea Company, and snacks courtesy of generous volunteers.

Upcoming Programs

passing MonheganFebruary artist of the month: Cheryl Blayton, oil on canvas. February 3 - 26, in the  upstairs Community Room. Come by and admire her talent!

  

 

 

 

Photo: Passing Monhegan by Cheryl Blayton

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS - ADULT

Monday Night Book Group  This group meets the second Monday of each month to talk about a book of fiction. Read the chosen book at your leisure and join the discussion. The book that will be discussed at the February 8 meeting at 7 p.m. is  “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Taylor.  Facilitated by Laddie Drucker,   633-5578.

Boothbay Region Writer's Group  Boothbay Region Writers’ Group Love to write? The Writer’s Group meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first Tues of each month. Next meeting; Feb 2.

Wednesday Book Focus  February 17, 4:30 p.m.  Meets third Wednesday of each month. Read the chosen book at your leisure and join the discussion. The book for the Feb 17 meeting is  “Drift and Mastery” by Walter Lippman. Facilitated by: John O’Connell at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CookingGroupMonthly Cookbook Review Group meets 4th Fri monthly, starts Feb 26, 5:30-7 p.m. Bring any cookbook to review and a dish to share! February Theme:  Sweet Dream Desserts. Registration is required.  Facilitated by Caroline    Roberts, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

French Conversation Night has been postponed for the winter, but will  resume on  the last Monday of April at 2 p.m., beginning April 25.  Facilitated by: Janet Blevins,   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS - CHILDREN

DrinkableArtParent/Child Drinkable Art Party with Jenn Field, Friday, February 19, 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m., ages 6+, $5 per participant, upstairs Community Room.  Come have fun creating beautiful drinkable art together!  $5 per participant for materials due at registration.

lego bricksLEGO MANIA!  Calling all Lego enthusiasts ages 7 and up: If you like building with Lego blocks, you will love this group that meets each Friday, 3 to 4:30, from Jan 8 through May 27th.  We have blocks or bring your own and we’ll build together!  Meets in the upstairs Community Room.

 

Children’s Story Hour each Friday, and 1st & 3rd Saturday of month, 10 a.m.

Weaving Community

BonnieWeavingAs part of the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library's Annual Appeal, Bonnie (in the picture)  and Ron Ginger, who Chair this year's Annual Appeal, have created a beautiful Loom which you'll find in the Library lobby, along with a basket of fabric, ribbon, and yarn to construct a community work of art that will represent all the people who use, appreciate, and support the special community resource that our Library is.

Everyone is invited to add a piece of fabric, ribbon or yarn to the weaving. Each piece added represents a service that our Library provides, culminating in a textile of many beautiful colors representing the whole of the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. So come in, add a piece of fabric ribbon or yarn , and support your Library in whatever way you can. A healthy and vibrant Library is is the symbol of a healthy and vibrant community. We weave and we donate and in doing so we sustain our Library.

New Database at Maine State Library

lynda.comThe Maine State Library is currently offering a “Two-week Access E-Pass” to the Lynda.com Online Training Library. Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. The site offers over 2,500 video courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. The program allows library patrons and staff throughout Maine to have access to all of the training content available on the Lynda website for two weeks.

Access to this powerful tool is available here:  http://www.maine.gov/msl/digital/lynda/

And don't forget the self-education tool, LearningExpress Library™, available through the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library website.  LearningExpress helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. The LearningExpress Library™  provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. Also included in this great resource are popular software tutorials, Internet instruction and basic computer instruction.

Access to LearningExpress Library™ is available here: http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?db=lel

Libraries are...

"Libraries are the mainstays of democracy. The first thing dictators do when taking over a country is close all the libraries, because libraries are full of ideas and differences of opinion, all the things we say we want in a free and open society. So keep 'em, fund 'em, embrace and cherish 'em".  Author David Baldacci (2014)

Upcoming Events

Fri Feb 12 @10:00AM - 10:45PM
Children's Story Hour
Sat Feb 13 @10:00AM - 10:45PM
Children's Story Hour
Fri Feb 19 @10:00AM - 10:45PM
Children's Story Hour
Sat Feb 20 @10:00AM - 10:45PM
Children's Story Hour
Fri Feb 26 @10:00AM - 10:45PM
Children's Story Hour

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Library Hours

Tuesday 10:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am-7:00pm
Thursday 10:00 am-4:30pm
Friday 10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday CLOSED
Monday CLOSED

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