Who Am I Going to Be? African Youth Building New Lives in New Hampshire

Film Screening & Discussion  with Filmmaker Bill Rogers Tuesday October 2      7:00 pm In recent years 6,000 refugees have been resettled in New Hampshire. “Who Am I Going To Be?” is a documentary which explores the constellation of challenges that African youth face as they rebuild their lives in NH. This film, made …

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Early Literacy Programs ~ Fall 2018

Death Cafe

Reduce the Cost of Your Prescription Medications

York Hospital’s Prescription Assistance Coordinator will be available on Wednesday, October 3 from 11:00 to 12:30 at the South Berwick Public Library to share information about pharmaceutical patient assistance programs.  These programs are offered by the pharmaceutical manufacturers for uninsured and underinsured patients taking certain brand name medications.  Patients must meet eligibility guidelines and if …

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U. S. Housing Discrimination ~ a Maine Humanities Program

People holding signs protesting integration of a white neighborhood

Tuesday October 9     7:00 pm Sarah Schindler will speak on U.S. Housing Discrimination A few months after Congress passed the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act law directing the federal government to dismantle segregation in the nation’s housing, President Nixon’s housing chief George Romney, began plotting a stealth campaign to derail it. The history of …

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“The Threads of Our Lives” Exhibit~Oct. 17- Nov 17

Local program “The Threads of Our Lives Show & Tell”  The South Berwick Public Library is hosting the Threads of Our Lives panel exhibit in October and we want to see your family threads! Bring in any kind of textile hand or machine art that you have manufactured or has been passed down in your …

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The Home Road~Film Screening

Ray Shevenell

Tues. October 16, 2018 7:00 pm THE HOME ROAD – DOCUMENTARY FILM A 74-year-old Maine man retraces the journey of his pioneering, 19-year-old great-great-grandfather, who left his home in Canada in 1845. The film by Portland-based filmmaker Tonya Shevenell screening awas to create a historical documentary about the life of Shevenell’s great-great-great-grandfather Israel Shevenell. Israel Shevenell was …

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Children’s Librarian Position Open

Caitlin Wollack

We are very sorry to say that Caitlin Wollack is leaving to return to 4-H work.  She has given us a wonderful year of activities for our children and we will miss her. The Town of South Berwick is accepting applications for:  Children’s Librarian – Full Time 40 hours weekly during hours of operation  The …

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LEGO Club returns September 5th! Every Wednesday 3:30-4:30. All ages welcome!

South Berwick Survey

You are invited to take a 5 minute survey about life in South Berwick Sponsored by the Library Advisory Board on behalf of the Town of South Berwick